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August 2018

Jinsin / Buntal with Catherine Ellen

August 6, 2018 - August 10, 2018
Tracy Chaplin, Route de Martres
Alan, 31420 France
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Prize winning Australian milliner Catherine Ellen will share her knowledge and experience and give you the skills and techniques to achieve the winning combination. Five full days to immerse yourself in the tricks, tips and techniques for using Jinsin/Buntal in your millinery. You will learn how to cut, twist, bend, shape, pleat, fold etc. You will find out what you can't do. You will make headbands and bases, brims and trims with the Jinsin/Buntal as well as additional skills in…

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September 2018

5 Day Millinery Masterclass with Maor Zabar

September 3, 2018 - September 7, 2018
Tracy Chaplin, Route de Martres
Alan, 31420 France
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Workshop skill level: Beginners and advanced (all must have sewing skills) The Tutor: The workshop will be led by Maor Zabar who will be flying over from his base in Israel especially to bring his knowledge and love of hats to South-West France. Maor is the grandson of a tailor. He has updated his grandfather’s flare and tailoring skills to create hats for dance, theatre and opera for the modern age. As well as teaching, he runs a thriving hat…

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MAOR ZABAR: “SCULPTING WITH SILK”

September 10, 2018 - September 11, 2018
Artipistilos, AVDA COMUNIDAD DE GALICIA
CAMPO DE CRIPTANA, CIUDAD REAL 13610 Spain
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MasterClass "Sculpting with Silk" -  Inspired in the collection "Carnivorous Plants" Course Duration: 2 days = 16 hours • Course description: In this hands on class you will explore the world of wild silk (Dupioni) and create a beautifully sculpted headpiece inspired by the pitcher plant. Discover the endless possibilities of working with wild silk from draping to silk painting, Maor Zabar will guide you through the whole process. You will then learn how to combine all the pieces together…

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MAOR ZABAR: “SURREALIST AND ARCHITECTURAL HATS”

September 12, 2018 - September 13, 2018
Artipistilos, AVDA COMUNIDAD DE GALICIA
CAMPO DE CRIPTANA, CIUDAD REAL 13610 Spain
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MasterClass: "Surrealist and Architectural Hats" Course duration: 2 days = 12 hours (6 hours per day) • Course description: The students will learn how to make a three dimensional, angular hat out of special card board covered with fabric. They will start by free forming the hat, later create a pattern and hand stitch the hat using a unique technique to be taught. At the end the hat can be decorated with beads ribbons and other trims. Again, we expect…

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Introduction Fosshape

September 22, 2018
Carlton Ambassador, Sophialaan 2
The Hague, 2514 JP Netherlands
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Joke Velema In this workshop you learn how to work with Fosshape. This will be done by blocking a basic hat mold. You will also learn how to create your own shape and hat block.

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October 2018

Moulage of your pattern into a hat

October 13, 2018
Carlton Ambassador, Sophialaan 2
The Hague, 2514 JP Netherlands
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Mirjam Nuver In this workshop you learn to make your own hat pattern. So you are able to create any hat you want.

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Pillbox Perfection with Dillon Wallwork

October 15, 2018 - November 16, 2018
Artipistilos, AVDA COMUNIDAD DE GALICIA
CAMPO DE CRIPTANA, CIUDAD REAL 13610 Spain
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In this workshop students will learn the complex technique of blocking, covering with fabric and forming an insert of a contrast panel. Create a stylish bow to trim, plus learn the professional skill of how to secure the hat to the head. This class is NOT for beginners. Students need hand sewing skills, experience in sewing with a sewing machine and blocking experience. Included in the offered price are a baby beret block (diameter of 16 cm), as well as…

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February 2019

Fosshape

February 16
Pierre & Pierre Millinery Supplies The Hague, Netherlands + Google Map

Tutor: Joke Velema

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March 2019

Masterclass: Bridget Bailey

March 23 - March 24
Pierre & Pierre Millinery Supplies The Hague, Netherlands + Google Map

Special Sinamay Techniques

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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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