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April 2020

VINTAGE STYLED COCKTAIL HATS AND COUTURE SILK FLOWER-MAKING – WORKING WITH BUCKRAM AND FABRIC

April 4 - April 5
Lina Stein Westport, Co Mayo Ireland + Google Map

Ideal for those of you already skilled in making hats and headpieces, this workshop will guide you through the process of blocking a simple yet very fashionable “Vintage styled Cocktail hat” and covering it flawlessly with a fabric. Then, under Lina guidance begin creating a complimentary silk flower and finally learning the variety of ideal ways to fix the small show-piece hat to the head (hat elastic, wire prongs, bandeau etc..) Suitable for beginners/ intermediate/advanced 16 Hours of tuition Buckram…

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WIRE WORK, CRINOLINE AND COUTURE LACES – SEDUCTION BY DAY,SEDUCTION BY NIGHT

April 10 - April 12
Lina Stein Westport, Co Mayo Ireland + Google Map

Dive into 19th Century Millinery techniques and create a light and airy hat using Millinery wire, Crinoline and Guipure laces. The hat can be of a vintage design or very modern. It can be large or small, exotic or classical. It will have the appearance of the night sky as you fly through it with the Guipure Lace floating elegantly and creating silhouettes. In addition to being beautiful, your brim will also have an extra rigidity that will make your…

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May 2020

Sinamay Swirled

May 8
Lina Stein Westport, Co Mayo Ireland + Google Map

Focus will be on creating a SINAMAY BASE & SWIRL by following traditional Millinery techniques. You will learn how to measure, cut and design your headpiece making various design features such as swirls, curls using Sinamay. You will embellish your hat with Crinoline, beads, feathers, or just keeping things simple.

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MILLINERY ORIGAMI …

May 9 - May 10
Lina Stein Westport, Co Mayo Ireland + Google Map

Apply the traditional art of Origami to your millinery know-how and under Lina’s guidance learn to block, fold and sculpt the most amazing hats of defined lines and structure using buckram, fabric and innovative pleating techniques! Topics Covered  You will learn to block and cover your foundations simultaneously, then move onto pleating wonders!  You will learn a selection of origami techniques that apply well to millinery As seen on HAT ACADEMY  From pleating free-forms to making trimmings…

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DUO WORKSHOP “MAKE SUMMER HATS”

May 9
Nicole Baert, Kortrijksestraat 76
Kortrijk, Heule 8501 Belgium
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That means that you and your mother-in-law or a duo make a summer hat at the studio.   That's real pampering with all the trimmings: hats, a studio visit and a lunch.   Normally you pay € 90 per person plus materials.    There may be two pairs join a day or you can with several children (daughters and / or sons) take part ..... but at least with mom there!   For Mother's Day we like to do a…

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DUO WORKSHOP “MAKE SUMMER HATS”

May 10
Nicole Baert, Kortrijksestraat 76
Kortrijk, Heule 8501 Belgium
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That means that you and your mother-in-law or a duo make a summer hat at the studio.   That's real pampering with all the trimmings: hats, a studio visit and a lunch.   Normally you pay € 90 per person plus materials.    There may be two pairs join a day or you can with several children (daughters and / or sons) take part ..... but at least with mom there!   For Mother's Day we like to do a…

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Freeform Sculpting in Sinamay and Parasisal Straw

May 18 - May 22
Tracy Chaplin, Route de Martres
Alan, 31420 France
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Residential Millinery Course in France 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 without the use of hat blocks.  

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June 2020

COUTURE MILLINERY MARATHON… 3 CONCEPTS/5 DAYS – AN INTENSE MILLINERY INRODUCTION

June 3 - June 7
Lina Stein Westport, Co Mayo Ireland + Google Map

Are you are interested in Millinery as a profession or simply want to completely immerse yourself in the world of hats? Then this intense 3/5 Day Workshop is for you! 2/3 areas of millinery are covered in detail. Your rollercoaster ride into the HAT world will take off with making a SINAMAY HEAD PIECE then you get more technical and expand your knowledge by designing and making a STRUCTURED SINAMAY HAT (crown and brim) that that would be suitable for…

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VINTAGE STYLED COCKTAIL HATS AND COUTURE SILK FLOWER-MAKING – WORKING WITH BUCKRAM AND FABRIC

June 4 - June 5
Lina Stein Westport, Co Mayo Ireland + Google Map

Ideal for those of you already skilled in making hats and headpieces, this workshop will guide you through the process of blocking a simple yet very fashionable “Vintage styled Cocktail hat” and covering it flawlessly with a fabric. Then, under Lina guidance begin creating a complimentary silk flower and finally learning the variety of ideal ways to fix the small show-piece hat to the head (hat elastic, wire prongs, bandeau etc..) Suitable for beginners/ intermediate/advanced 16 Hours of tuition Buckram…

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SINAMAY & STRAW HATS – LARGE RACE-WEAR AND SAUCER HATS

June 6 - June 7
Lina Stein Westport, Co Mayo Ireland + Google Map

Using Lina’s varied collection of old and new Millinery Blocks including ECLIPSE AND SAUCER shapes you are guaranteed to design and create a stunning hat to a professional finish. During this 2 day course we will go through the basics of Couture Millinery incl. blocking, trimming and finishing .You will discover the different materials and techniques necessary for creating your hat, and you will have the opportunity to create a trimming unique and  suitable for the occasion. Suitable for Beginners/intermed./Advanced…

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Freeform Sculpting in Sinamay and Parasisal Straw

June 22 - June 26
Tracy Chaplin, Route de Martres
Alan, 31420 France
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Residential Millinery Course in France 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 without the use of hat blocks.  

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ADVANCED SINAMAY BLOCKING & HAT MAKING

June 26 - June 27
Lina Stein Westport, Co Mayo Ireland + Google Map

To work with unusual blocks such as Saucer shapes and vintage concepts and then to create unique designs often requires a higher level of expertise. Lina Stein ADVANCED BLOCKING WORKSHOP provides just this. Learn those important skills and conquer those intricate blocks! 24 Hour tuition, Classes very small Sinamay material incl., Parisisal extra Lunch/refreshment Notes Certificate Post workshop access to tutor Topics Covered  Calculating, measuring, cutting ,blocking and sewing to achieve a seamless and beautiful finish  Wiring …

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VINTAGE STYLED COCKTAIL HATS AND COUTURE SILK FLOWER-MAKING – WORKING WITH BUCKRAM AND FABRIC

June 27 - June 28
Lina Stein Westport, Co Mayo Ireland + Google Map

Ideal for those of you already skilled in making hats and headpieces, this workshop will guide you through the process of blocking a simple yet very fashionable “Vintage styled Cocktail hat” and covering it flawlessly with a fabric. Then, under Lina guidance begin creating a complimentary silk flower and finally learning the variety of ideal ways to fix the small show-piece hat to the head (hat elastic, wire prongs, bandeau etc..) Suitable for beginners/ intermediate/advanced 16 Hours of tuition Buckram…

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JACKIE-O-PILL BOXES – SUMMER FASCINATORS & TRIMMINGS

June 28
Lina Stein Westport, Co Mayo Ireland + Google Map

Make the ultimate and fashionable Jackie-O Pill box using sinamay during this one day workshop. This class is perfect for beginners hungry to ‘get hatting’ and to make something beautiful they can wear. Let Lina Stein show you the basics of sinamay hat making: blocking, wiring, making felt trimmings and finishing the inside to perfection. Suitable for BEGINNERS/INTERMEDIATE AND ADVANCED

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July 2020

DUO WORKSHOP with CHILDREN

July 2
Nicole Baert, Kortrijksestraat 76
Kortrijk, Heule 8501 Belgium
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Last summer, it took place for the first time and it was so good... Work with your son, daughter, grandchild, to make a nice children's hat.   One adult + one child (over 6 years) come together to work and get a tour of the studio.   There is a choice of different models of children's hats for boys and girls.   Hats, materials to form the mold, dyeing and finishing .... discover together, eat lunch together ... enjoying a…

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DUO WORKSHOP with CHILDREN

July 7
Nicole Baert, Kortrijksestraat 76
Kortrijk, Heule 8501 Belgium
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Last summer, it took place for the first time and it was so good... Work with your son, daughter, grandchild, to make a nice children's hat.   One adult + one child (over 6 years) come together to work and get a tour of the studio.   There is a choice of different models of children's hats for boys and girls.   Hats, materials to form the mold, dyeing and finishing .... discover together, eat lunch together ... enjoying a…

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More Millinery Perfection with Dillon Wallwork

July 11 - July 18
Chateau Dumas, Chateau Dumas
Auty, 82220 France
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Haute-couture milliner Dillon Wallwork returns to Chateau Dumas again in 2020 for the eleventh year in a row.  With over 35 years’ experience in high-end model millinery, Dillon has a set of skills that make his classes essential for students wanting to improve their traditional skills. This 7-night workshop is aimed at competent milliners who are looking to take their skills to a more refined level. During the week Dillon will cover advanced techniques for blocking and creating a variety…

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DUO WORKSHOP with CHILDREN

July 14
Nicole Baert, Kortrijksestraat 76
Kortrijk, Heule 8501 Belgium
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Last summer, it took place for the first time and it was so good... Work with your son, daughter, grandchild, to make a nice children's hat.   One adult + one child (over 6 years) come together to work and get a tour of the studio.   There is a choice of different models of children's hats for boys and girls.   Hats, materials to form the mold, dyeing and finishing .... discover together, eat lunch together ... enjoying a…

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DUO WORKSHOP with CHILDREN

July 23
Nicole Baert, Kortrijksestraat 76
Kortrijk, Heule 8501 Belgium
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Last summer, it took place for the first time and it was so good... Work with your son, daughter, grandchild, to make a nice children's hat.   One adult + one child (over 6 years) come together to work and get a tour of the studio.   There is a choice of different models of children's hats for boys and girls.   Hats, materials to form the mold, dyeing and finishing .... discover together, eat lunch together ... enjoying a…

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August 2020

FELT SWIRLED DELIGHTS – WINTER FASCINATORS

August 1
Lina Stein Westport, Co Mayo Ireland + Google Map

This is the perfect opportunity to learn more about working with millinery felt and all its hidden possibilities. Simultaneously combining techniques such as blocking and the refined art of Hand moulding, you will dive into the world of soft, steamy and voluptuous felt and create a timeless swirled Beret/button hat which will be finished with a satin lining, so good you could eat it! 8 hours tuition 1 wool felt cone Specialised notes Lunch/refreshments Certificate Topics Covered  You will…

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