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October 2017

MAKE A WINTERHAT IN ONE DAY

October 7, 2017
Nicole Baert, Kortrijksestraat 76
Kortrijk, Heule 8501 Belgium
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MAKE A WINTERHAT IN ONE DAY

October 15, 2017
Nicole Baert, Kortrijksestraat 76
Kortrijk, Heule 8501 Belgium
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MAKE A WINTERHAT IN ONE DAY

October 21, 2017
Nicole Baert, Kortrijksestraat 76
Kortrijk, Heule 8501 Belgium
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Jinsin & Abaca Silk

October 23, 2017 - October 25, 2017
Artipistilos, AVDA COMUNIDAD DE GALICIA
CAMPO DE CRIPTANA, CIUDAD REAL 13610 Spain
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Tutor: Justine Bradley-Hill

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MAKE A WINTERHAT IN ONE DAY

October 28, 2017
Nicole Baert, Kortrijksestraat 76
Kortrijk, Heule 8501 Belgium
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Mondrian in Sinamay

October 28, 2017
Pierre & Pierre Millinery Supplies The Hague, Netherlands + Google Map
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Abaca Silk – blocking – bows – swirls

October 29, 2017
Pierre & Pierre Millinery Supplies The Hague, Netherlands + Google Map
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November 2017

Felt Course – weekly

November 7, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - December 12, 2017 @ 9:00 pm
Grafton Academy, 6 Herbert Place
Dublin, Ireland
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Six Lessons

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Use your rest materials with Mirjam Nuver

November 19, 2017
Pierre & Pierre Millinery Supplies The Hague, Netherlands + Google Map
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December 2017

Fascinator / Cocktail Hat

December 15, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Berry Rutjes, Noordeinde 182
The Hague, 2514 GR Netherlands
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The graceful result you soon steals the show during a Christmas dinner or New Year's reception. And photos with admiring compliments we'd seen on facebook. There is room for up to 10 participants.

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February 2018

Sinamay Couture techniques – By Wies Maduit

February 17 - February 18
Carlton Ambassador, Sophialaan 2
The Hague, 2514 JP Netherlands
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We have found Wies Mauduit willing to give away some secrets of the couture techniques of sinamay. She is going to give us an unique 2 day workshop. Wies Mauduit attended the Fashion Academy Charles Montaigne in Amsterdam (now Amsterdam Fashion Institute), where she learned the basics of hats and designs from Elizabeth van der Helm as part of the Haute Couture program. She then worked in Paris for 24 years. First at the hat designer Jean Barthet where she…

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March 2018

CAROLE MAHER PERSPEX IN MILLINERY

March 5
Artipistilos, AVDA COMUNIDAD DE GALICIA
CAMPO DE CRIPTANA, CIUDAD REAL 13610 Spain
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Discover the world of perspex/plexiglas/acrylic and how to use to the best advantage for millinery. Learn how to create your own headpieces, trim for bags, shoes and even jewellery. This is not just an assembly class, it is a full perspex “how to” workshop, including cutting, drilling, scraping, flame polishing and chemical welding. You will create one or two headpieces in this workshop using pre laser cut perspex designs - geometric shapes, flowers, leaves, headbands, feathers etc in different flouro and clear colours. This is a fast paced…

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CAROLE MAHER – ADVANCED BLOCKING WITH THERMOPLASTICS AND LEATHER.

March 6
Artipistilos, AVDA COMUNIDAD DE GALICIA
CAMPO DE CRIPTANA, CIUDAD REAL 13610 Spain
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Following on from your introduction to thermoplastics, this exciting workshop focusses on creating a super smooth crown or headband or small blocked piece  then covering with leather for a fantastic finish.  Your will also learn how to finish the edges and trim in a professional manner.  In this workshop you will create one leather covered blocked hat and using a new thermoplastic you will trim the piece. If time dictates you could start another headpiece and cover with a stretch fabric. You will learn…

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CAROLE MAHER THE ART OF LASER CUT MATERIALS

March 7
Artipistilos, AVDA COMUNIDAD DE GALICIA
CAMPO DE CRIPTANA, CIUDAD REAL 13610 Spain
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Laser cutting and etching have enabled milliners to use otherwise unsuitable materials for millinery such as ply wood, some plastics, stiff leather, card and perspex, leather, felt, and new tech textiles. In this workshop you will learn how to create headpieces and trim using laser cut materials. Yo will also have an understanding of how to have your own design laser cut. I will demonstrate (using video) laser cutting and then you will have the chance to create a headpiece from over 20 already cut designs using leather, perspex,…

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April 2018

Styrofoam with Ian Bennett

April 16 - April 17
Artipistilos, AVDA COMUNIDAD DE GALICIA
CAMPO DE CRIPTANA, CIUDAD REAL 13610 Spain
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This course is a way of bringing together your inner artist and sculptor and combining it with the millinery in all of us. Styrofoam is an expanding foam which sets to become a very fine lightweight material, often used in building and construction work. It has a much finer structure than polystyrene and is much stronger. The beauty of working with Styrofoam is that you can make any shape you like. Styrofoam makes the impossible possible. You can either take…

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Leather & Feathers with Ian Bennett

April 18 - April 19
Artipistilos, AVDA COMUNIDAD DE GALICIA
CAMPO DE CRIPTANA, CIUDAD REAL 13610 Spain
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Leather  Have you ever wanted to make a dramatic leather piece? To turn heads with sleek lines and dramatic plumes?  The aim of the course is to make you familiar with leather and enjoy how it moves and to get the most from this durable, versatile material. I will show you how to block a shape using foundation base materials, prepare your base and then then cover with leather. These foundation materials will then go on to form the hat,…

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Masterclass Exclusive Sinamay techniques – By Bridget Bailey

April 21 - April 22
Carlton Ambassador, Sophialaan 2
The Hague, 2514 JP Netherlands
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Bridget Bailey is a well-known name in Millinery Fashion. She produced her first collection in 1984 for Jean Muir. She also has customers including Liberty, The Victoria and Albert Museum and others. She has a degree in textiles and is also trained by milliner Rose Cory. The latest work of Bridget’s is becoming “millinery art” and has been featured at exhibitions ranging from The Philadelphia Museum of Art Fair, to Crafted – Makers of the Exceptional at The Royal Academy,…

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May 2018

EUGENIE VAN OIRSCHOT – RHYTHMIC MOVEMENTS

May 2 - May 3
Artipistilos, AVDA COMUNIDAD DE GALICIA
CAMPO DE CRIPTANA, CIUDAD REAL 13610 Spain
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One of my the techniques I love to work with, is using sinamay not only as a blocking material, but as the foundation for intricately flat pattern hats. During this workshop I will invite you on a journey to explore this wonderful technique. I will guide you during the process of experimenting, drawing of a pattern and the construction of sinamay parts to create a shape with a rhythmic movement. During this workshop you will also work on several other…

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PLEATING WITH PASSION

May 4
Artipistilos, AVDA COMUNIDAD DE GALICIA
CAMPO DE CRIPTANA, CIUDAD REAL 13610 Spain
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Tutor: Eugenie Van Oirschot In the past few years I have developed many special techniques and one of them is to use straw braid as the foundation for pleated hats and hat pieces. During the workshop I invite you to discover my secrets of this wonderful pleating technique. You will create a hat piece during this workshop and also work on several other ways to work with straw braid like basic stitching, shaping and constructing. For those who will join me…

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June 2018

Free Form Blocking Techniques in Sinamay and Parasisal Straw” with Tracy Chaplin

June 4 - June 9
Tracy Chaplin, Route de Martres
Alan, 31420 France
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"Free Form Blocking Techniques in Sinamay and Parasisal Straw" 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…

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