Hat making course – Beginners (weekly)

Berry Rutjes Noordeinde 182The Hague,

Making hats is the perfect 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 […]

Advanced Hat-making Course (weekly)

Berry Rutjes Noordeinde 182The Hague,

You know how fun it is, to make hats. You already know how to block felt and straw hats. During the course there’ll be a focus on refining skills for working with traditional millinery materials. Balance, proportion and design will all be discussed as well as exploring some of the wonderful trimmings that can be […]

Silk Flower Making

Berry Rutjes Noordeinde 182The Hague,

We see it more and more: the corsage. Instead of a bridal bouquet, or with an elegant outfit. The only thing of course, such a bridal bouquet. But very clumsy. Because you just stand with it in your hands, while everyone wants to shake your hand all day long. More and more we see brides […]

Create a Fascinator or Cocktail Hat

Salon Royal The Hague,

Making a fascinator or cocktail hat Fascinators and cocktail hats are all the rage! And rightfully so. This small works of art on an Alice band or headband, are perfect for those who have not (yet) dared to wear a bigger hat. They are perfect for an occasion where people need to be able to […]

Winter School Hatmaking Classes

Berry Rutjes Noordeinde 182The Hague,

During this 4-day haute couture millinery course, I will teach you the traditional techniques of making a hat, from start to finish. The process begins with expert advice on color, shape, and size. We will then move on to a wide range of materials. And don’t forget the ‘decoration’ that should, of course, complement your […]