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September 2019

Mastering Millinery – weekly

September 28, 2019 - June 6, 2020
London College of Fashion, 20 John Prince's Street
London, W1G 0BJ United Kingdom
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Saturdays, 10.00 – 4.30 40 Lime Grove, London W12 8EA £4250 London College of Fashion’s 30-week Mastering Millinery course starts in September 2019. Taking place on Saturdays at LCF’s specialist Millinery studios in London, this course will easily fit around your commitments. Students will learn the art and craft of millinery and each term will focus on a new skill or technique, building to a collection of five hats. Students will also create a folder of couture techniques and develop…

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January 2020

Beginner’s Felt Hats

January 18 - February 14
The Millinery Studio, Radiant Works, Back Union Street
Huddersfield, HD1 6AL United Kingdom
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Saturday 18th January for 4 weeks Saturday mornings 10.00am – 12.30pm 4 week millinery class. Make a felt hat Suitable for all skill levels - materials and equipment will be provided. £95 tuition fee Places on this course are strictly limited to a maximum of 8 Please note Radiant Works is an old building and access to the studio is up one flight of stairs.

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Buntal Mats Techniques Workshop

January 27
Jenny Roberts Millinery, Cold Bath Place
Harrogate, North Yorkshire HG2 0PQ United Kingdom
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This course is aimed at: Those wanting to explore this innovative material and push the boundaries of its capabilities to create a truly unique design. The course will involve: Learning how to block a buntal matt How to create a buntal brim How to edge a buntal brim How to create a gathered headpiece from your buntal mat You will leave with: Knowledge to create more designs using buntal mats

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2-day Felt Hat

January 27 - January 28
elena shvab, 401 1/2 Wandsworth Rd
London, SW8 2JP United Kingdom
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On this two-day Felt Hat course, you will learn how to block, shape and manipulate wool felt. You can choose to block a brimmed hat such as Fedora or Trilby or you can choose to block a smaller hat such as a pillbox, beret or fascinator. You will also learn how to wire a hat to ensure it holds its shape, how to curve a Petersham ribbon and invisibly stitch into your hat. After blocking a hat you will proceed…

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LEATHER ORCHIDS AND HEADBAND WITH BIRD CAGE VEIL

January 28
Jenny Roberts Millinery, Cold Bath Place
Harrogate, North Yorkshire HG2 0PQ United Kingdom
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NEW Leather Orchids and Healdbands with birdcage veil  (1 day) -£130 (inc all materials) – Level: Advanced To see more photos of our students work on this course, please link to the following facebook https://www.facebook.com/pg/jrmillineryschool/photos/?tab=album&album_id=329015184451295 This course is aimed at: Those wanting to explore a further flower technique and different foundation for a flat leather covered hairband. Students needs to have completed the silk and fabric flower making course The course will involve: Learning how to create a flat wide headband in leathers Creation of orchid…

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SILK PAINTED FLOWERS

January 29 - January 30
Jenny Roberts Millinery, Cold Bath Place
Harrogate, North Yorkshire HG2 0PQ United Kingdom
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NEW Silk Painted Flowers (2 day) –  £195 (inc all materials) – Level: All To see more photos of our students work on this course, please link to the following facebook page https://www.facebook.com/pg/jrmillineryschool/photos/?tab=album&album_id=410456932973786 This course is aimed at: Those wanting to take their flower making to the next level by learning how to paint silk for petals and leaves using a variety of techniques. The course will involve: Cutting. Painting and shaping silk into life like rose petals and leaves Assembling techniques…

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Metallic Foil in Millinery

January 31
elena shvab, 401 1/2 Wandsworth Rd
London, SW8 2JP United Kingdom
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A combination of traditional couture millinery and experimental trimming techniques, this workshop brings a new creative approach in hat decoration. Elena Shvab will teach you how to manipulate decorative metallic foil in order to create a standout couture hat decors and trimmings that can be mounted onto your fedora, trilby, headband, comb, etc. During this one day workshop, you will be guided through different creative ways od foil application and learn how to decorate a variety of surfaces such as…

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February 2020

2-day Felt Hat

February 3 - February 4
elena shvab, 401 1/2 Wandsworth Rd
London, SW8 2JP United Kingdom
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On this two-day Felt Hat course, you will learn how to block, shape and manipulate wool felt. You can choose to block a brimmed hat such as Fedora or Trilby or you can choose to block a smaller hat such as a pillbox, beret or fascinator. You will also learn how to wire a hat to ensure it holds its shape, how to curve a Petersham ribbon and invisibly stitch into your hat. After blocking a hat you will proceed…

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Fabric Pillbox Hat

February 4 - February 5
Jenny Roberts Millinery, Cold Bath Place
Harrogate, North Yorkshire HG2 0PQ United Kingdom
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Fabric Pillbox Hat (2 days) £195 inc all materials This course is aimed at: Those who want to expand their knowledge of millinery techniques and create headpieces using any fabrics. The course will involve: Learning how to block a hat base using buckram. Learning how to wire, line and cover with silk or fabric for a beautiful professional finish using 1 of the following options; Using bias pleats to cover a pillbox. Using a ruching technique to cover a pillbox.…

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LEATHER CAMELIA

February 6
Jenny Roberts Millinery, Cold Bath Place
Harrogate, North Yorkshire HG2 0PQ United Kingdom
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NEW Leather Camelia (1 day) –  £100 (inc all materials) – Level: All Thursday 6th February 2020 To see more photos of our students work on this course, please link to the following facebook page https://www.facebook.com/pg/jrmillineryschool/photos/?tab=album&album_id=410451466307666 This course is aimed at: Those wanting to extend their knowledge of leather flowers The course will involve: Using the pattern for the Camelia flower Creating the inner bud Using flower tools to shape the leather Assembling the flowers You will leave with: A pattern for creating a…

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SILK ALBACA CHRYSANTHEMUM

February 7
Jenny Roberts Millinery, Cold Bath Place
Harrogate, North Yorkshire HG2 0PQ United Kingdom
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NEW Silk Albaca Chrysanthemum (1 day) –  £100 (inc all materials) – Level: All Friday 7th February 2020 To see more photos of our students work on this course, please link to the following facebook page https://www.facebook.com/pg/jrmillineryschool/photos/?tab=album&album_id=410455426307270 This course is aimed at: Those wanting to extend their knowledge of silk albaca flowers The course will involve: Knowledge on how to stiffen and shape the petals Using the pattern for the Chrysanthemum flower Using flower tools to shape the albaca Assembling the flower You will leave…

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Metallic Foil in Millinery

February 7
elena shvab, 401 1/2 Wandsworth Rd
London, SW8 2JP United Kingdom
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A combination of traditional couture millinery and experimental trimming techniques, this workshop brings a new creative approach in hat decoration. Elena Shvab will teach you how to manipulate decorative metallic foil in order to create a standout couture hat decors and trimmings that can be mounted onto your fedora, trilby, headband, comb, etc. During this one day workshop, you will be guided through different creative ways od foil application and learn how to decorate a variety of surfaces such as…

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Thermoplastic Pillbox and Trims

February 8 - February 9
Jenny Roberts Millinery, Cold Bath Place
Harrogate, North Yorkshire HG2 0PQ United Kingdom
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This course is aimed at: Those wanting to explore Thermoplastic Materials and to understand their capabilities within millinery The course will involve: Learning how block using Thermoplastics Learning how to create molded flowers using this medium Learning how to create fabric, leather trims using Thermoplastics You will leave with: Knowledge of the different Thermoplastic materials and their capabilities A finished design using your new found skills

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Advanced Crown & Brim Hat Blocking

February 10 - February 11
Jenny Roberts Millinery, Cold Bath Place
Harrogate, North Yorkshire HG2 0PQ United Kingdom
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Advanced Crown & Brim Hat Blocking This course is aimed at: Those who want to learn the couture techniques involved in creating a sinamay crown and brim hat. The course will involve: Learning how to block a crown and brim using traditional techniques of steaming and pinning over a vast choice of wooden blocks. Practical knowledge of how to edge with wire and a bias piece and also create different brim edgings. Learning how to size your hat. Creating samples…

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Valentines Loveheart Button workshop

February 10
Cotswold School of Arts & Crafts Chipping Campden, + Google Map

with Louise Pocock & Kerry Kernan Come and create the perfect headpiece for your Valentines Day this year. This one day workshop will show you how to create the perfect button with a 'love heart' theme. Incorporating traditional millinery techniques alongside additional textiles skills such as needle felting, this design will allow you to select your own Valentines message for you to wear with pride. Forget wearing your heart on your sleeve, this year is all about wearing it on…

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2-day Felt Hat

February 10 - February 11
elena shvab, 401 1/2 Wandsworth Rd
London, SW8 2JP United Kingdom
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On this two-day Felt Hat course, you will learn how to block, shape and manipulate wool felt. You can choose to block a brimmed hat such as Fedora or Trilby or you can choose to block a smaller hat such as a pillbox, beret or fascinator. You will also learn how to wire a hat to ensure it holds its shape, how to curve a Petersham ribbon and invisibly stitch into your hat. After blocking a hat you will proceed…

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Painted Silk Abaca Flower and Headband

February 13 - February 14
Jenny Roberts Millinery, Cold Bath Place
Harrogate, North Yorkshire HG2 0PQ United Kingdom

This course is aimed at: Those wanting to explore flower painting on silk albaca and creating an innovative headband using this fabric which lends itself to gathers and curves The course will involve: Learning how to create flowers from Silk Albaca and to paint the petals to give a natural effect. Creating a headband using the draping qualities of silk albaca Creating a bird cage veil to finish off the design You will leave with: Knowledge on painting flowers A understanding…

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Metallic Foil in Millinery

February 14
elena shvab, 401 1/2 Wandsworth Rd
London, SW8 2JP United Kingdom
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A combination of traditional couture millinery and experimental trimming techniques, this workshop brings a new creative approach in hat decoration. Elena Shvab will teach you how to manipulate decorative metallic foil in order to create a standout couture hat decors and trimmings that can be mounted onto your fedora, trilby, headband, comb, etc. During this one day workshop, you will be guided through different creative ways od foil application and learn how to decorate a variety of surfaces such as…

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2-day Felt Hat

February 17 - February 18
elena shvab, 401 1/2 Wandsworth Rd
London, SW8 2JP United Kingdom
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On this two-day Felt Hat course, you will learn how to block, shape and manipulate wool felt. You can choose to block a brimmed hat such as Fedora or Trilby or you can choose to block a smaller hat such as a pillbox, beret or fascinator. You will also learn how to wire a hat to ensure it holds its shape, how to curve a Petersham ribbon and invisibly stitch into your hat. After blocking a hat you will proceed…

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Leather and Silk Flower Headpiece

February 20 - February 23
West Dean College West Dean, PO18 0QZ United Kingdom + Google Map

Tutor: Anne Tomlin The aim of this course is to experiment with different techniques of couture flower making using a mixture of traditional French and Japanese somebana heated tools. You will gain skills that you can use after the course has ended to explore the craft and find your own personal way of creating flowers and leaves. The course is suitable for all levels but some hand sewing skills would be helpful. Throughout the course you will be shown how…

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