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April 2019

Fascinator & Cocktail Hat

April 5 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Berry Rutjes, Noordeinde 182
The Hague, 2514 GR Netherlands
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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 see ‘past’ you. And they are an absolute must at a black or white tie event. During this one-day workshop, you will make your own…

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Feathered Cocktail Hats

April 9
Kasteel Atelier Lathum, Netherlands + Google Map
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Feather flowers and headpieces

April 13 - April 14
Pierre & Pierre Millinery Supplies The Hague, Netherlands + Google Map

Tutor: Carole Maher

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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

Abaca Silk

May 18
Pierre & Pierre Millinery Supplies The Hague, Netherlands + Google Map

Tutor: Joke Velema

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

May 25 - May 26
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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HAT TRIMMINGS GALORE-TRIMMINGS TO MAKE YOUR HAT STAND OUT

May 29
Lina Stein Westport, Co Mayo Ireland + Google Map

Using remnants of sinamay, crinoline, scraps of fabric, laces and feathers Lina will share with you her methods to create a wide selection of trimmings that are sassy and fun, traditional and classy. From making ‘sinamay swirls, bows and twisties’ , loving crinoline and all its virtues, to personalising your fabrics in many ways… Lina shares it all! You also learn the most important ways to attach these trimmings to your hats/headpieces.

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CRINOLATION – BRINGING CRINOLINE TO LIFE

May 29
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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June 2019

MASTERPIECES OF MILLINERY FUSION – COUTURE MILLINERY AT ITS FINEST

June 10 - June 13
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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3 DAY COUTURE BRIDAL MILLINERY RETREAT – DELICATE BRIDAL HEADWEAR

June 14 - June 16
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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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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COUTURE FABRIC COVERED PERCHER HATS AND SILK FLOWER-MAKING – WORKING WITH BUCKRAM AND FABRIC

June 28 - June 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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July 2019

BEGINNERS SINAMAY PERCHER HAT – TAKE ME TO THE RACES!!

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

Learn the methods required to start you journey into hat making. Lina will share with you the step by step procedure of blocking Sinamay on a wooden percher/button block and finishing it to a professional level. You will learn a variety of stylish and elegant trimming techniques and proceed to finish your hat with Lina’s vintage style lining.

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SINAMAY MANIPULATION 3- PLEATED SINAMATION©

July 2
Lina Stein Westport, Co Mayo Ireland + Google Map

Focus will be on learning about Lina Stein unique method of Pleated Sinamation© How to make various manipulations/design features such as swirls, curls, fans and more using Sinamay and finally you will embellish your hat with Crinoline, beads, feathers, or just keeping things simple! All pieces are finished with elastic, band or comb then lined to a professional standard.

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SINAMAY MANIPULATION 2- SINAMATION© SWIRLED FREE-FORM DISK

July 3
Lina Stein Westport, Co Mayo Ireland + Google Map

Focus will be on creating a free form sinamay disk by following Lina’s techniques, then you will learn about SINAMATION© -PERSONALISING YOUR SINAMAY and how to make various design features such as swirls, curls, fans and more using Sinamay and finally you will embellish your hat with Crinoline, beads, feathers, or just keeping things simple! All pieces are finished with elastic, band or comb then lined to a professional standard.

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SINAMAY MANIPULATION 1 – BIAS SWIRLED SINAMAY HAT

July 4
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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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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