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August 2019

COUTURE RACE HAT – LARGER SUMMER, RACE-WEAR AND BRIDAL HATS

August 3 - August 4
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…

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CRINOLATION – BRINGING CRINOLINE TO LIFE

August 5
Lina Stein Westport, Co Mayo Ireland + Google Map

This is a great follow –on from MILLINERY ORIGAMI! Create brilliant crinoline headwear that is animated with texture and colour. Let Lina Stein personally share with you her internationally acclaimed technique taking the much loved millinery material CRINOLINE and fashioning it into and eye-catching brim that will be unique to you. Topics Covered  Lina shares her special techniques that will create a crinoline brim with added texture and colour  Learn how to make a pattern/take measurements for your…

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FELT HATS FOR BEGINNERS – MAKE A CLOCHE OR TRILBY OR FEDORA HAT USING FUR FELT

August 17 - August 18
Lina Stein Westport, Co Mayo Ireland + Google Map

Make a warm/stylish fur-felt hat using high quality felt and age-old millinery methods that will be demonstrated by Lina Choose from her vast and varied collection of wooden shapes (Blocks) Trim and finish to your own style. Topics Covered  working with millinery felt  blocking the hats over wooden blocks, stiffening  working with steam, hand moulding the felt, etc  finishing , trimming and lining to your own desire. Suitable for BEGINNERS/INTERMEDIATE AND ADVANCED with sewing skills!

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SPECIAL 3/5 DAY COUTURE MILLINERY RETREAT… AN INTENSE MILLINERY INRODUCTION!

August 28 - September 1
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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September 2019

ROCK YOUR BLOCKS – BLOCK MAKING USING MODELLING CLAY AND BUCKRAM

September 6 - September 8
Lina Stein Westport, Co Mayo Ireland + Google Map

Join the many a milliner around the world who has taken the pleasure in learning the Lina Stein Block making technique. Using Clay, your hands and a basic wooden hat block, you will learn how to put an idea into 3-D and lovingly create 2 new blocks that you will be able to use at home. They are hard-wearing, well finished and 100% unique to ONLY you!!! The block can be used as a model itself or, combined with your…

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

September 13 - September 15
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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MASTERPIECES OF MILLINERY FUSION – COUTURE MILLINERY AT ITS FINEST

September 23 - September 26
Lina Stein Westport, Co Mayo Ireland + Google Map

This 4 day Masterclass is suitable to those with intermediate/advanced skills who wish to learn the technique of fusing 3-4 areas of millinery in one show stopping creation and one unique wire-framed headpiece. Challenge your mind and join in as Lina takes you on a journey into the nearly architectural side of hat making! Suitable advanced Topics Covered  Design your hat as you wish to see it completed and put it on paper  Blocking the buckram crown along…

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COUTURE FABRIC COVERED PERCHER HATS AND SILK FLOWER-MAKING – WORKING WITH BUCKRAM AND FABRIC

September 28 - September 29
Lina Stein Westport, Co Mayo Ireland + Google Map

Ideal for those of you already skilled in making hats and headpieces using Sinamay, this workshop will guide you through the process of blocking a simple yet very fashionable “BUTTON HAT” or “ BI-BI’S”, covering it flawlessly with a fabric, 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 Topics Covered  Learning the art of shaping…

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October 2019

3 DAY COUTURE BRIDAL MILLINERY RETREAT – DELICATE BRIDAL HEADWEAR

October 4 - October 6
Lina Stein Westport, Co Mayo Ireland + Google Map

Advance your millinery skills to a higher level and discover the joys of bridal headwear. In the 3 days you shall start and complete 3 different styles of bridal millinery- from basic silk covered head dresses, to feathered/flowered and laced wire-crowns, to veiling and crinoline. Even silk flower making is featured. Lina Stein will share her wealth of traditional millinery knowledge with you. Topics Covered  You will begin with learning how to block with the  foundation material BUCKRAM…

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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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