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September 2018

Top Hat (weekly)

September 18 - October 16
Dorset Centre for Creative Arts, Middle Farm Way
Poundbury, Dorset DT1 3AR United Kingdom
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Tutor: Chloe Scrivener Come and learn how to make your own miniature or full size Top Hat using Buckram. You will be shown how to make a paper pattern to create your shape. You will then transform the paper template into buckram and be shown how to cover it using a fabric of your choice (advice will be given in week 1 on fabric options, please note fabric is not provided). This workshop Includes how to finish edges and selecting…

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Mastering Millinery

September 22, 2018 - June 1, 2019
London College of Fashion, 20 John Prince's Street
London, W1G 0BJ United Kingdom
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London College of Fashion’s 30-week Mastering Millinery course takes place on Saturdays at their specialist Millinery studios in London, fitting 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 their understanding of millinery history and how millinery sits within the current fashion industry. The course includes a 1-day master class on starting…

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October 2018

HAT MAKING FOR STAGE AND SCREEN: HOLLYWOOD OF THE 30s AND 40s

October 5 - December 14
Morley college, 61 Westminster Bridge Road
London, SE1 7HT United Kingdom
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Weekly. What you will learn Explore the hat shapes of the 30’s and 40’s using blocked felt or flat felt cut patterns. The films of this period are rich in their capturing of the fashions of the time for both men and women and provide a wealth of reference material for the variety of hat shapes and use of trimmings of all kinds. You can create either historical reproductions of hats or modern day hats inspired by this period. The…

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Parisisal Straw Explored – (2 day)

October 15 - October 16
Jenny Roberts Millinery, Cold Bath Place
Harrogate, North Yorkshire HG2 0PQ United Kingdom
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£225 (inc all materials) – Level: Intermediate

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6 Week Blocking and Finishing

October 16 - November 20
Yolanda Fret-Howells, 22 Tir Mynydd
Gorseinon, Swansea SA4 4UN United Kingdom
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Guided sessions on working with specialist Millinery materials and a range of different Millinery techniques Learning how to master the skills of hand blocking, hand manipulation, determine proportions, trimmings and finishes of hats Learning how to design and make hats using specialist equipment and hand sewing techniques Learning from scratch you will cover: Blocking different fabrics Felt • Straw • Sinamay • Buckram How to insert a petersham ribbon head ribbon How to wire and manipulate fabrics How to trim…

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Millinery Introduction /Fascinator making

October 18
Yolande Fret-Howells Pontarddulais, 1 St. Teilo Street
Pontarddulais, Swansea SA4 8TH United Kingdom
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This course is a fantastic opportunity for those who are new to millinery and want to acquire a basic understanding and make a wonderful fascinator to take home. You will be given a overview of millinery materials, techniques and styles, learn how to create basic sinamay trims including loops, swirls, bows, fans and flowers. You will then create a design using your new skills and finish your design with elastic, band or comb depending on the style you have made,…

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Millinery Trimmings

October 18
Judy Bentinck, Studio E2Q, Cockpit Arts, Northington Street
London, WC1N 2NP United Kingdom
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Leather Wild Rose Corsage workshop

October 20
PresentPerfect Creations Stamford, Lincolnshire United Kingdom + Google Map

Level: Beginner What you’ll learn in this workshop: ❀ making the stiffening solution for leather flowers ❀ stiffening and shaping petals, leaves and the calyxes by hand ❀ using a pair of tweezers for shaping rose petals ❀ assembling the rose and the bud ❀ assembling the leaves into branches ❀ assembling the corsage / or headpiece Price £110 pp including all the materials, the use of tools, tea/coffee and a light lunch Book at https://presentperfectcreations.com/product/leather-wild-rose-workshop/

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Millinery Taster

October 23
Jenny Roberts Millinery, Cold Bath Place
Harrogate, North Yorkshire HG2 0PQ United Kingdom
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(1 day)  £100 (inc all materials) – Level: Beginners Tutor: Jenny Roberts

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Vintage Velvet Headpiece

October 25
Judy Bentinck, Studio E2Q, Cockpit Arts, Northington Street
London, WC1N 2NP United Kingdom
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Millinery Taster Course

October 27
Yolande Fret-Howells Pontarddulais, 1 St. Teilo Street
Pontarddulais, Swansea SA4 8TH United Kingdom
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Sculpted Felt Hat (weekly)

October 30 - November 13
Dorset Centre for Creative Arts, Middle Farm Way
Poundbury, Dorset DT1 3AR United Kingdom
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Tutor: Chloe Scrivener Come and learn how to work with Millinery felt to make your own Felt creation. You will be shown how to cut, block and shape a felt hood on traditional wooden hat blocks to create a design of your choice. This workshop Includes how to manipulate and hand mould felt as well as how to finish edges and selecting trimmings to compliment your design. Tuesday’s - 30th October, 6th & 13th of November (over 3 weeks) 10.30am…

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November 2018

6 Week millinery course blocking and finishing

November 1 - December 6
Yolanda Fret-Howells, 22 Tir Mynydd
Gorseinon, Swansea SA4 4UN United Kingdom
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Guided sessions on working with specialist Millinery materials and a range of different Millinery techniques Learning how to master the skills of hand blocking, hand manipulation, determine proportions, trimmings and finishes of hats Learning how to design and make hats using specialist equipment and hand sewing techniques Learning from scratch you will cover: Blocking different fabrics Felt • Straw • Sinamay • Buckram How to insert a petersham ribbon head ribbon How to wire and manipulate fabrics How to trim…

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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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£180

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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Wool Felt Pillbox Hat (2 days)

November 6 - November 7
Jenny Roberts Millinery, Cold Bath Place
Harrogate, North Yorkshire HG2 0PQ United Kingdom
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£195 (inc all materials) – Level: Intermediate

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4 Day Millinery Workshop

November 6 - November 9
Judy Bentinck, Studio E2Q, Cockpit Arts, Northington Street
London, WC1N 2NP United Kingdom
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Fur Felt Winter Trilby (1 day)

November 8
Jenny Roberts Millinery, Cold Bath Place
Harrogate, North Yorkshire HG2 0PQ United Kingdom
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£130 (inc all materials) – Level: All

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Millinery Introduction /Fascinator making

November 10
Yolande Fret-Howells Pontarddulais, 1 St. Teilo Street
Pontarddulais, Swansea SA4 8TH United Kingdom
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Millinery Taster Course

November 10
Yolande Fret-Howells Pontarddulais, 1 St. Teilo Street
Pontarddulais, Swansea SA4 8TH United Kingdom
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Jinsin & Silk Abaca Explored (2 day)

November 12 - November 13
Jenny Roberts Millinery, Cold Bath Place
Harrogate, North Yorkshire HG2 0PQ United Kingdom
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£225 (inc all materials) – Level: Intermediate

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