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October 2019

Old technique: Organdy Headpieces

October 5, 2019 - October 6, 2019
Pierre & Pierre Millinery Supplies The Hague, Netherlands + Google Map

Tutor: Joke Velema

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Free Form Sculpting in Velour Felt

October 21, 2019 - October 25, 2019
Tracy Chaplin, Route de Martres
Alan, 31420 France
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 with Tracy Chaplin

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

October 24, 2019 - October 25, 2019
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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February 2020

MILLINERY ORIGAMI …

February 5 - February 6
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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Sinamay Swirled

February 7
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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Residential Millinery Course

February 14 - February 21
Judy Bentinck – Brittany Brittany France + Google Map

With Judy Bentinck

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

February 15 - February 16
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 MANIPULATION 2- SINAMATION© SWIRLED FREE-FORM DISK

February 26
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 3- PLEATED SINAMATION©

February 26
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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BEGINNERS SINAMAY PERCHER HAT – TAKE ME TO THE RACES!!

February 27
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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COUTURE MILLINERY MARATHON… 3 CONCEPTS/5 DAYS – AN INTENSE MILLINERY INRODUCTION

February 27 - February 29
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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Sinamay Swirled

February 27
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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March 2020

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

March 7 - March 8
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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Creating a leather flower of your own design

March 14
Madrid Madrid, Spain + Google Map

WITH GALINA KOFOD Participants will go through all the stages of the process of creating flowers from the leather. This will include the preparation of materials, making patterns, assembling and finishing techniques. Students will learn how to work with a wide range of Japanese style flower making tools. The students will learn in detail how to make a beautiful realistic looking flower from leather. They will learn to modify existing patterns and design their own flowers. Depending on their progress,…

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ADVANCED SINAMAY BLOCKING & HAT MAKING

March 14 - March 15
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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Silk English Rose – Japanese Technique

March 15
Madrid Madrid, Spain + Google Map

WITH GALINA KOFOD In this workshop students will learn a famous Japanese flower making technique known as Somebana. The flowers make using this technique look much more realistic than flowers made with the traditional French flower making technique. Participants will go through all the stages of the process of creating flowers from the silk. This will include preparation of the silk, making patterns, dying silk, assembling and finishing techniques. Students will learn to work with a wide range of Japanese…

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Sinamay Swirled

March 16
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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JACKIE-O-PILL BOXES – SUMMER FASCINATORS & TRIMMINGS

March 26
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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CRINOLATION – BRINGING CRINOLINE TO LIFE

March 28 - March 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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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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