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September 2017

Introduction to Sinamay *Great for Beginners*

September 9, 2017
Jane Stoddart, 12 Macleay Street
Potts Point, Sydney, NSW 2011 Australia
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My ever popular sinamay class ūüôā¬†Learn all the millinery basics with this inexpensive and versatile millinery material! Take home a simple finished piece.

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Sinamay and Lace!

September 10, 2017
Jane Stoddart, 12 Macleay Street
Potts Point, Sydney, NSW 2011 Australia
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Combine sinamay and lace to create some beautiful and feminine dishes, discs, pillboxes and buttons, perfect for Spring racing!

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Intro to Thermoplastics and Creating with Ring Blocks

September 23, 2017 - September 24, 2017
Jane Stoddart, 12 Macleay Street
Potts Point, Sydney, NSW 2011 Australia
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With Rose Hudson learn the basics of using thermoplastics in millinery from someone who has used these materials in theatre millinery for many, many years. Learn when to use them, and when not to use them! Advantages and limitations do you own a ring block and wondered what to do with it? Learn how to use this very classic and versatile block to create a range of sophisticated turbanesque styles use Japanese paper sparterie to block your foundation. If you…

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January 2018

Block a hat, wire a bonnet &/or knit a beret!

January 8 - January 12
Aylwen Gardiner-Garden Yarralumla, Canberra Australia + Google Map

Learn to block a hat, wire & cover a bonnet and knit a beret. In this¬†historical millinery summer school¬†intensive¬†Aylwen will introduce you to blocked, patterned and knitted hats and bonnets. Most students should produce two hats during the course, depending on the chosen design and materials. Please leave time to do homework in the evenings. Places are limited to 6 - only when your registration is paid will your place be held. In order to fully participate in the practical…

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Block a hat, wire a bonnet &/or knit a beret!

January 15 - January 19
Aylwen Gardiner-Garden Yarralumla, Canberra Australia + Google Map

Learn to block a hat, wire & cover a bonnet and knit a beret. In this¬†historical millinery summer school¬†intensive¬†Aylwen will introduce you to blocked, patterned and knitted hats and bonnets. Most students should produce two hats during the course, depending on the chosen design and materials. Please leave time to do homework in the evenings. Places are limited to 6 - only when your registration is paid will your place be held. In order to fully participate in the practical…

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Block a hat, wire a bonnet &/or knit a beret!

January 22 - January 25
Aylwen Gardiner-Garden Yarralumla, Canberra Australia + Google Map

Learn to block a hat, wire & cover a bonnet and knit a beret. In this¬†historical millinery summer school¬†intensive¬†Aylwen will introduce you to blocked, patterned and knitted hats and bonnets. Most students should produce two hats during the course, depending on the chosen design and materials. Please leave time to do homework in the evenings. Places are limited to 6 - only when your registration is paid will your place be held. In order to fully participate in the practical…

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February 2018

Summery Straws & Beginners!

February 2 - February 5
Jane Stoddart, 12 Macleay Street
Potts Point, Sydney, NSW 2011 Australia
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4 days of summer straw fun including 2 *EVENING* classes… DIY Summer Straw hat, Strawcloth Turban Wrap, Sculpted Buntal Straws, or learn all the millinery basics with versatile sinamay strawcloth in our ever popular *BEGINNERS* Introduction to Sinamay class...

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Leather Flowers with Stephanie Spencer

February 17
Jane Stoddart, 12 Macleay Street
Potts Point, Sydney, NSW 2011 Australia
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Stephanie has made a name for herself with her beautiful and unique leather flowers, employing techniques such as gilding and lacquering, creating beautiful roses, orchids, freesias and hydrangeas… meet this dynamic young Melbourne milliner and share her secrets!

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STEPHANIE SPENCER! LEATHER FLOWERS!

February 17 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Jane Stoddart, 12 Macleay Street
Potts Point, Sydney, NSW 2011 Australia
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Don‚Äôt miss this opportunity to learn with one of Melbourne‚Äôs hottest young milliners! Nobody does flowers quite like Stephanie ūüėČ ¬† Stephanie Spencer is known for her modern and innovative approach to flower making and is headed to Sydney in February, to teach the techniques behind her signature block colour leather Orchids and and the florals in her hand-painted Oaks piece. The finished arrangement can be fastened to headband or used to trim an existing piece. Students will learn to…

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CrystoForm Flowers and Trims with Lindsay Whitehead

February 18
Jane Stoddart, 12 Macleay Street
Potts Point, Sydney, NSW 2011 Australia
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Have you been admiring all those beautiful transparent and hand coloured plastic flowers and trims popping up in Melbourne last season? Missed the Ian Bennett classes? Lindsay has worked extensively with Ian on Crystoform trims and is licensed to teach this class. You won’t want to miss this on trend technique and amazing new millinery material from the proud owner of Torb & Reiner!

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Buckram Bonnet Making

February 23 - April 12
Albert Hall, 100 Commonwealth Avenue
Yarralumla , ACT 2600 Australia
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Lynne Cook, Milliner from Adelaide, Australia is running a 1-day buckram bonnet making workshop at Jane Austen Festival Australia. Information at http://www.janeaustenfestival.com.au or by contacting Aylwen Gardiner-Garden (Director) on registration@janeaustenfestival.com.au

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March 2018

Working with Fabric

March 10 - March 11
Jane Stoddart, 12 Macleay Street
Potts Point, Sydney, NSW 2011 Australia
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Explore¬†old school couture techniques for covering a blocked base with glorious silks, satins, wools or cottons. Bring a challenging shape! We will work with pattern, add piping and all sorts of other tricks ūüėČ Don‚Äôt neglect the abundance of lovely dressmaking fabrics available‚Ķ perfect for a timeless and trans-seasonal look. Explore the art of fabric draping with the look of the moment, and create a sensational draped fabric TURBAN!

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SCULPTED BUNTAL STRAW MATS

March 23 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Jane Stoddart – Perth Perth, Western Australia Australia + Google Map

Learn expert tips and techniques for working with the springy fibre and loosely woven construction of these hard working and versatile straws. Exercise your creativity and designers eye as you create your own one off hand sculpted creation! Perfect the art of finishing the edges neatly and professionally. You will be amazed how quickly you can create a stunning racewear piece! Taught at Hats Off to Brisbane 2015 and many studio sessions. Cost $120/student. Materials not included.

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CLASSIC STIFFENED LACE HATS

March 24 @ 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Jane Stoddart – Perth Perth, Western Australia Australia + Google Map

My signature class! Learn how to design with pattern using one of millinerys most glamorous materials - guipure lace! The range of exquisite laces is endless, and creating beautiful millinery pieces with drifts of seductive¬†lace is an essential technique to add to your millinery repertoire. Perfect for evening, bridal and racewear fashion pieces. This technique can be used for trims and so many other millinery embellishments. I have been¬†perfecting and teaching these techniques since 2005 at many Australian conventions and…

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April 2018

OPEN CROWN’ PRECISION FELT HATS!

April 21 - April 22
Jane Stoddart, 12 Macleay Street
Potts Point, Sydney, NSW 2011 Australia
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Tutor: Lina Stein Felt is one of the oldest and most traditional of hat making materials and offers us countless possibilities to create wonderful hats!¬†Using just one basic crown block, a flat wooden surface along with a steam iron and plenty of elbow grease.¬†You will learn to create a simple hat shape that has a voice and a charm that will captivate all around!! The look can be cool as a Trilby, suave as a Fedora, dapper as a Homburg…

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June 2018

Everything Leather!

June 23 - June 24
Jane Stoddart, 12 Macleay Street
Potts Point, Sydney, NSW 2011 Australia
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Blocking and Sculpting Leather (suitable for¬†beginners) Learn all the basics of how to block leather over a hatblock¬†with a suitable foundation and lining and get a flawless¬†finish. We will also create a sculpted piece, free shaping the¬†leather into beautiful folds and pleats over a base. Class available 10am-4pm Saturday 23 June 2018. Cost $180 per student (or $320 for both days) Make A Headpiece with Leather Feathers or¬†Trims! (suitable for beginners) Create some amazing trims... feathers and leaves of leather¬†you…

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July 2018

Everything Buntal!

July 14 - July 15
Jane Stoddart, 12 Macleay Street
Potts Point, Sydney, NSW 2011 Australia
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Sculpted Buntal Straw Hats! (suitable for¬†beginners) You‚Äôll be amazed what you can achieve with some¬†creative free shaping with these versatile buntal straws!¬†Learn how to achieve a professional finish, and attach¬†securely to your head. Instant hat for the races ūüėČ Class available 12noon-4pm Saturday 14 July 2018.¬†Cost $120 per student (or $270 for both days). Blocking with Buntal Mats (suitable for beginners) The springy and pliable fibres of straw buntal mats means they are¬†quickly and easily blocked! Create a fashionable boater…

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Racello Delights!

July 29
Jane Stoddart, 12 Macleay Street
Potts Point, Sydney, NSW 2011 Australia
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Racello Braid Bow Bandeau or Turban Discover the delights of luscious glossy Racello braid as we weave together colours and forms to create some striking headwear! Choose between a Delpozo inspired Bow bandeau or turban or possibly a bit of both! We will experiment! Add stripes or blocks of colour! Class available 10am-4pm Sunday 29 July 2018. Cost $180 per student.

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August 2018

Everything Sinamay!

August 11 - August 12
Jane Stoddart, 12 Macleay Street
Potts Point, Sydney, NSW 2011 Australia
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Introduction to Sinamay *Great for Beginners* My classic beginners class! You will learn ALL the millinery basics, including blocking, wiring, finishing, a simple trim. Block and trim (decorate) a small hat to take home! Or attempt a bigger, more complex shape, and trim the next day! Class available 10am-4pm Saturday 11 August 2018. Cost $180 per student (or $320 for both days). Sinamay Headpieces and Trims! (suitable for beginners) Learn clever tricks and techniques for manipulating sinamay into some beautifully…

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Designing for Millinery with ANN SHOEBRIDGE!!

August 19
Jane Stoddart, 12 Macleay Street
Potts Point, Sydney, NSW 2011 Australia
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Join the uber talented and dynamic Ann Shoebridge as she shares her secrets to developing novel and original design ideas! Ann‚Äôs quirky and thoroughly modern millinery pieces are stocked by Myer and Alannah Hill and worn by the likes of Jen Hawkins! Create a special millinery design project with some unusual materials ūüėČ Class available 10am-5pm Sunday 19 August 2018. Cost $220 per student.

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