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April 2019

Weekly Millinery Course

April 15 - June 17
Berry Rutjes, Noordeinde 182
The Hague, 2514 GR Netherlands
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Making hats is the prefect match between ‘art’ and ‘craft’. Learn in eight evenings de traditional techniques of this beautiful craft and get inspired by creativity. At the end of the course you have finished two perfect beautiful hats for yourself. How great is that! Of course you can use wooden shapes of my special course collection. And choose materials & accessories from a enormous stock in the atelier.

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May 2019

Free Form Sculpting in Sinamay and Parasisal Straw

May 20 - May 24
Tracy Chaplin, Route de Martres
Alan, 31420 France
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The workshop will cover free form blocking techniques in sinamay and parasisal straw. The focus will be on new and exciting techniques that I have developed to enable students to create unique and individual hats. The following techniques will be covered in detail. Preparing materials for blocking: stiffening straw, cutting on the bias, making templates for your design. Design and inspiration: The importance of a fluid design and how to achieve this. Manipulating and blocking techniques: shaping materials by hand…

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June 2019

Free Form Sculpting in Sinamay and Parasisal Straw

June 24 - June 28
Tracy Chaplin, Route de Martres
Alan, 31420 France
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The workshop will cover free form blocking techniques in sinamay and parasisal straw. The focus will be on new and exciting techniques that I have developed to enable students to create unique and individual hats. The following techniques will be covered in detail. Preparing materials for blocking: stiffening straw, cutting on the bias, making templates for your design. Design and inspiration: The importance of a fluid design and how to achieve this. Manipulating and blocking techniques: shaping materials by hand…

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July 2019

Buntal Mats and Freeform

July 6 - July 7
Pierre & Pierre Millinery Supplies The Hague, Netherlands + Google Map

Tutor: Louise Macdonald

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MILLINERY PERFECTION FOR INTERMEDIATE AND ADVANCED MILLINERS

July 6 - July 13
Chateau Dumas, Chateau Dumas
Auty, 82220 France
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Haute-couture milliner Dillon Wallwork returns to Chateau Dumas again in 2019 for the tenth year in a row. With over 30 years’ experience in high-end model millinery Dillon has a set of skills that make his classes essential for students wanting to learn traditional model millinery. Dillon originally trained at milliners Philip Somerville where he became Design Director and oversaw the production of millinery for Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II and Diana, Princess of Wales. The workshop is aimed at…

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TECHNIQUES WITH SINAMAY

July 6 - July 13
Chateau Dumas, Chateau Dumas
Auty, 82220 France
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Milliner and artist Bridget Bailey’s work combines art with exquisite and original making. She brings a brings a wealth of experience and innovative techniques to this workshop which covers techniques for working with sinamay.  She’s known for her immaculate rolling techniques, the perfect points that don’t fray and beautiful smooth curves. You'll practice and perfect your techniques during the workshop by making a series of nature-inspired forms including flower petals and leaves.  You’ll learn to cover a couture headband with sinamay…

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September 2019

Feather Techniques

September 9 - September 13
Tracy Chaplin, Route de Martres
Alan, 31420 France
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Painting, dying, cutting, shaping, creating a feather mount. Creating a hat to adorn with feathers with Tracy Chaplin

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October 2019

Old technique: Organdy Headpieces

October 5 - October 6
Pierre & Pierre Millinery Supplies The Hague, Netherlands + Google Map

Tutor: Joke Velema

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Free Form Sculpting in Velour Felt

October 21 - October 25
Tracy Chaplin, Route de Martres
Alan, 31420 France
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 with Tracy Chaplin

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