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April 2018

Millinery Open Studio (weekly)

April 21 - June 9
London College of Fashion, 20 John Prince's Street
London, W1G 0BJ United Kingdom
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21/04/2018 – 09/06/2018 Saturdays, 10.30 – 4.30 £595 Come and develop your Millinery skills over 8 weeks under the close guidance of our specialist Millinery tutor. This new open studio course will give you the opportunity to work on your own projects. You will be encouraged to experiment with different materials, make maquettes and prototypes for your final designs. Access to the wide range of wooden hat blocks and studio equipment will be available.

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June 2018
£180

Feather Headpiece

June 1 @ 10:00 am - June 2 @ 4:30 pm
Lomax & Skinner, Sun Studios, 2 Mount Place
Lewes, East Sussex BN7 1YH United Kingdom
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Learn how to cut and shape feathers and attach them to a covered Alice band to make a delicate, or a daring, headpiece.

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Advanced Techniques with Straw (Tuesdays)

June 5 @ 10:00 am - June 12 @ 3:00 pm
Dorset Centre for Creative Arts, Middle Farm Way
Poundbury, Dorset DT1 3AR United Kingdom
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With Chloe Scrivener Tuesday’s, 5th and 12th of June 2018, 10-3pm

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Flower Headresses

June 21 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
VV Rouleax Bath, 9 Edgar Buildings, George Street
Bath, BA1 2EE United Kingdom
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This lovely 2h workshop, hosted by V V Rouleaux founder Annabel Lewis in our Bath creative den, will guide you on making a beautiful flower headpiece to match your outfit. You will choose a sinamay base and trims in your desired colour and learn the top tricks of the millinery trade including ribbon cutting and ruching techniques and how to attach flowers and accessories. Perfect for a wedding, race meeting, or special occasion. Refreshments will be provided to keep you…

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£180

Vintage Perchers (weekly)

June 21 @ 6:00 pm - July 12 @ 9:00 pm
Lomax & Skinner, Sun Studios, 2 Mount Place
Lewes, East Sussex BN7 1YH United Kingdom
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Draw inspiration from the 40’s and make the perfect percher. Using millinery buckram and flat patterns you will gain all the essential skills required for developing your own pieces. Evenings:  June 21st, 28th, July 5th and 12th

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July 2018

Sweet Peas

July 14
Anne Tomlin, 1 Woodsland Close
Hassocks, BN6 8HF
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A day to explore the structure of a sweet pea and its myriad of colours. You will spend time experimenting with silk dyes to capture the colours and essence of sweet peas. I will offer plenty of guidance and tips on how to achieve the delicacy of these beautiful flowers and at the end of the day you will take away a few finished flowers and plenty of knowledge and skills to make more at home.

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Millinery Intensive

July 30 - August 10
London College of Fashion, 20 John Prince's Street
London, W1G 0BJ United Kingdom
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30/07/2018 – 10/08/2018 10 days, 10.00-16.30 £1095   This two week intensive millinery course has been designed to cover all the key elements of 'Introduction to Millinery' and 'Millinery 2'. The course will introduce the technical skills needed for blocking and shaping straw and felt. It will also allow you to develop your understanding of design, proportion, balance and the application of colour: taking your basic millinery knowledge a stage further. Bookings: http://www.arts.ac.uk/fashion/courses/short-courses/millinery-courses/millinery-intensive-course/?utm_source=Hatcourses&utm_medium=Email&utm_campaign=HatcoursesSpring18

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August 2018

Buttercups and Daisies

August 9
Anne Tomlin, 1 Woodsland Close
Hassocks, BN6 8HF
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A day exploring the finer details of these most common wild flowers. Daises and buttercups take us on a nostalgic journey back to our childhood and have a place in our hearts but once picked they wilt so quickly. This is an opportunity to study and capture the colours and textures of these beautiful flowers and to make a small brooch or corsage that will look realistic but with no wilting!

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Millinery Block Making

August 13 - August 17
London College of Fashion, 20 John Prince's Street
London, W1G 0BJ United Kingdom
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13/08/2018 – 17/08/2018 5 days, 10.00-16.30 £495 This millinery course will provide you with an introduction to designing and making millinery blocks. We'll show you how to achieve balance in your design by studying creations of important milliners and we'll then help you design your own shape. By the end of the course you'll have produced a crown and brim block plus a small independent shape which can be used to block a small headpiece or trimming...

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Millinery Block Making

August 13 - August 17
London College of Fashion, 20 John Prince's Street
London, W1G 0BJ United Kingdom
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13/08/2018 – 17/08/2018 5 days, 10.00-16.30 £495 This millinery course will provide you with an introduction to designing and making millinery blocks. We'll show you how to achieve balance in your design by studying creations of important milliners and we'll then help you design your own shape. By the end of the course you'll have produced a crown and brim block plus a small independent shape which can be used to block a small headpiece or trimming... Bookings: http://www.arts.ac.uk/fashion/courses/short-courses/millinery-courses/millinery-course-blocks/?utm_source=Hatcourses&utm_medium=Email&utm_campaign=HatcoursesSpring18

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Peonies

August 25
Anne Tomlin, 1 Woodsland Close
Hassocks, BN6 8HF
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This is a day to make a beautiful big peony. Really observing the construction and colours and working with templates and silk satin organza you will make this flower completely from scratch including the stamens and calyx. There will be plenty of guidance and help with colour and form and information for you to take away to make your own flowers.

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September 2018

Free Form Sculpting in Sinamay and Parasisal Straw

September 3 - September 8
Tracy Chaplin London, Flat 3, 16 Dolland Street
London, SE11 5LN United Kingdom
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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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Vintage Millinery

September 10 - September 14
London College of Fashion, 20 John Prince's Street
London, W1G 0BJ United Kingdom
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10/09/2018 – 14/09/2018 5 days, 10.00 -16.30 £475 This vintage millinery course covers the study of hat styles and trimmings from the 1920 to 1950s. You will learn the forgotten art of draping felt and fabric to create hats, berets and turbans on hard and soft foundations using traditional techniques and materials...

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Vintage Millinery

September 10 - September 14
London College of Fashion, 20 John Prince's Street
London, W1G 0BJ United Kingdom
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10/09/2018 – 14/09/2018 5 days, 10.00 -16.30 £475 This vintage millinery course covers the study of hat styles and trimmings from the 1920 to 1950s. You will learn the forgotten art of draping felt and fabric to create hats, berets and turbans on hard and soft foundations using traditional techniques and materials.   Bookings: http://www.arts.ac.uk/fashion/courses/short-courses/millinery-courses/millinery-course-vintage/?utm_source=Hatcourses&utm_medium=Email&utm_campaign=HatcoursesSpring18

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£180

Winter Warmers!

September 28 @ 10:00 am - September 29 @ 4:30 pm
Lomax & Skinner, Sun Studios, 2 Mount Place
Lewes, East Sussex BN7 1YH United Kingdom
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Make a cosy contemporary beret or baker boy cap using our specially designed patterns.

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October 2018
£180

Wool felt Trilby

October 6 @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Lomax & Skinner, Sun Studios, 2 Mount Place
Lewes, East Sussex BN7 1YH United Kingdom
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Learn how to block and shape a crown and work with a flat patterned brim to make a super stylish trilby hat in just two days! Date: October 6th and 13th

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£28

Bonfire Costume Trimming Extravaganza!

October 12 @ 9:30 am - 1:30 pm
Lomax & Skinner, Sun Studios, 2 Mount Place
Lewes, East Sussex BN7 1YH United Kingdom
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Need a little help finishing your hat so you can march with pride on Bonfire Night? Spend the morning with us and we will help, whichever society you belong to!

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November 2018
£180

Trimming & Detailing Masterclass (weekly)

November 1 @ 6:00 pm - November 22 @ 9:00 pm
Lomax & Skinner, Sun Studios, 2 Mount Place
Lewes, East Sussex BN7 1YH United Kingdom
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This November trimmings course will cover flower making, soft and sculptural bows and working with feathers with a focus on the upcoming festive season, be that a trim for the perfect cocktail piece or a flower corsage as a gift. Weekly evenings: November 1st, 8th,15th and 22nd

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