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March 2018

BLOCKING WITH BUNTAL MATS

March 23, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Jane Stoddart – Perth Perth, Western Australia Australia + Google Map

The springy and pliable fibres of straw buntal mats means they are quickly and easily blocked! Create a fashionable boater or other blocked hat of your choice and learn valuable techniques to finish your piece neatly and professionally!  

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SCULPTED BUNTAL STRAW MATS

March 23, 2018 @ 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, 2018 @ 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, 2018 - April 22, 2018
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, 2018 - June 24, 2018
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, 2018 - July 15, 2018
Jane Stoddart, 12 Macleay Street
Potts Point, Sydney, NSW 2011 Australia
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Sculpted Buntal Straw Hats! (suitable for beginners) You’ll 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 😉 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, 2018
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, 2018 - August 12, 2018
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, 2018
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’s 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 😉 Class available 10am-5pm Sunday 19 August 2018. Cost $220 per student.

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September 2018

Inspired by Nature: Felt and Nuno-felt Hats

September 30, 2018 - October 6, 2018
Geelong Grammar Corio, Victoria Australia + Google Map

Dawn Edwards at Geelong Fibre Forum, Geelong, VIC, Australia

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November 2018

EVERYTHING SILK ABACA!

November 24, 2018 - November 25, 2018
Jane Stoddart, 12 Macleay Street
Potts Point, Sydney, NSW 2011 Australia
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4 November. Blocked Silk Abaca Base with Sculpted Trim 25 November. Make A Silk Abaca Headpiece! Flowers Bows and Turban Wraps

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February 2019

EVERYTHING LEATHER!

February 9 - February 10
Jane Stoddart, 12 Macleay Street
Potts Point, Sydney, NSW 2011 Australia
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9 February. Blocking and Sculpting Leather 10 February. Headpiece of Leather Feathers and/or Other Wired Trims

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MELBOURNE INTERNATIONAL MILLINERY CONVENTION

February 10 - February 16
MIMC Melbourne, Australia + Google Map

Melbourne International Millinery Convention The 2019 Melbourne International Millinery Convention runs from Febuary 10-16 2019. To book workshops, please register at the website.

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EVERYTHING FEATHERS!

February 16 - February 17
Jane Stoddart, 12 Macleay Street
Potts Point, Sydney, NSW 2011 Australia
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16 February. Feather Basics: Cutting, Curling, Dying, Making Trims and Mounts 17 February. Make a Feather Headpiece; Floating Feathers

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EVERYTHING FELT!

February 23 - February 24
Jane Stoddart, 12 Macleay Street
Potts Point, Sydney, NSW 2011 Australia
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Sat 23 Feb: Classic Blocked Felt Hat Sun 24 Feb: Sculpted Felt, Felt Trims and Introduction to Inset Work

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LEATHER & SUEDE FLOWERS

February 24
Galina Kofod – Gold Coast Gold Coast, Australia + Google Map

WITH GALINA KOFOD At this leather flower workshop participants will go through all the stages of the process of creating flowers from the leather. This will include preparation of materials, making patterns, dying materials, assembling and finishing techniques. Students will learn how to work with a wide range of Japanese style flower making tools. Students , depending on their progress could choose to make various roses, including old English rose, chrysanthemum, poppy, clematis, dahlia, orchid, sunflower, , peony, magnolia and…

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March 2019

EVERYTHING FELT!

March 2 - March 3
Jane Stoddart, 12 Macleay Street
Potts Point, Sydney, NSW 2011 Australia
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2 March. Classic Blocked Felt Hat 3 March. Sculpted Felt, Felt Trims and Introduction to Inset Work.

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LEATHER ROSE & FLOWERS

March 30 - March 31
Foundations at Portland, 67 Williwa St
Portland, QLD 2847 Australia
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WITH GALINA KOFOD Participants will go through all the stages of the process of creating a rose and a flower of your choice from the leather. This will include the preparation of materials, making patterns, dying materials, assembling and finishing techniques. During this class students will learn in detail how to make a beautiful realistic looking rose from leather.  In addition, students will learn how to work with a wide range of Japanese style flower making tools.  From this class you will…

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May 2019

Dior Brims from Buntal Mats

May 11
Louise Macdonald, Room 3, 8th floor, 37 Swanston Street
Melbourne, VIC 3000 Australia
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Create a structured "Dior" style brimmed hat from a buntal mat without the use of blocks. When you first venture into the world of millinery, compiling a collection of good blocks happens over time. In the absence of an extensive block collection, the ability to make and create a diverse range of hat shapes is a bonus. In this one-day workshop you will learn techniques that enable you to create a hat with structured large down turned brim without blocks,…

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Structured Hats with Buntal Mats

May 18 - May 19
Hatters Millinery Supplies, 128 Victoria Road
Rozelle, NSW 2039 Australia
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Create two different hats from buntal mats without the use of blocks. When you first venture into the world of millinery, compiling a collection of good blocks happens over time. In the absence of an extensive block collection, the ability to make and create a diverse range of hat shapes is a bonus. In this workshop you will learn techniques that enable you to create two shapes ready for trimming, giving you skills to create your own unique shapes.

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