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September 2019

Millinery Workshop

September 24 - September 27
Judy Bentinck, Studio E2H, Cockpit Arts, Northington Street
London, WC1N 2NP United Kingdom
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Tutor: Judy Bentinck

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Beginners Millinery / Sinamay Pillbox Hat

September 25 - September 26
Jenny Roberts Millinery, Cold Bath Place
Harrogate, North Yorkshire HG2 0PQ United Kingdom
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(2 days)  £195 (inc all materials) – Level: Beginners This course is aimed at: Beginners who want to learn the art of blocking and trimming cocktails hats. The course will involve: A comprehensive overview of millinery materials, techniques and styles. Practical application of blocking a pillbox percher on a wooden block. A series of sinamay trims will then be demonstrated and practiced including bows, fans, bias loops, veils, ruches, roses, lilies and free form shapes. Time spent exploring techniques and trimmings…

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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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October 2019

Fabric Pillbox Hat

October 1 - October 2
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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Parisisal Straw Explored

October 3 - October 4
Jenny Roberts Millinery, Cold Bath Place
Harrogate, North Yorkshire HG2 0PQ United Kingdom
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Parisisal Straw Explored (2 day) £225 inc all materials This course is aimed at: Those who want to explore working with Parisisal straw and experiment with the many possibilities it brings. Previous experience of blocking sinamay is needed. The course will involve: Learning how to block Parisisal and its foundation materials using traditional techniques of steaming and pinning over a vast choice of wooden blocks. A tutorial in how to create a Parisisal brim. Learning how to wire and line…

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Fur Felt Winter Fedora

October 6
Jenny Roberts Millinery, Cold Bath Place
Harrogate, North Yorkshire HG2 0PQ United Kingdom
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Fur Felt Winter Fedora  (1 day) £130 inc all materials This course is aimed at: Students of any skill level who want to create a unique wearable Fedora hat for winter The course will involve: Choice of black, grey, navy or tan fur felt Exploration of different trims you can use on Fedora’s. With tuition you will block your fur felt hood to your desired head size and shape. Creation of a feather trim or a petersham trim to adorn…

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Introduction to Feather Techniques

October 8
Jenny Roberts Millinery, Cold Bath Place
Harrogate, North Yorkshire HG2 0PQ United Kingdom
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Introduction to Feather Techniques (1 day)  – £100 (inc all materials) – Level: All This course is aimed at: Those wanting to learn how feathers can enhance their designs. The course will involve: An introduction to different types of feathers and how they are used in our designs including, goose, hackle, turkey, ostrich and peacock amongst others. Time will be spent practicing the art of manipulating feathers and creating a feather mount. You will leave with: An understanding of different feathers and their…

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Advanced Feather Techniques

October 9
Jenny Roberts Millinery, Cold Bath Place
Harrogate, North Yorkshire HG2 0PQ United Kingdom
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Advanced Feather Techniques (1 day) This course is aimed at: This is a perfect course for those wanting to advance their feather knowledge having already attended the introduction or having had previous feather experience. The course will involve: Demonstrations showing different ways of dying and preparing feathers. Practical skills showing how to create a wired feather vine enabling you to create a variety of trims ready to use on your hats. The skills needed to create suspended feather pieces. Tuition on…

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Silk & Fabric Flower Making

October 10 - October 11
Jenny Roberts Millinery, Cold Bath Place
Harrogate, North Yorkshire HG2 0PQ United Kingdom
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Silk and Fabric Flower Making (2 day) £195 inc all materials This course is aimed at: Those who have always wanted to make detailed fabric flowers to adorn hats, headpieces, bridal designs or corsages. The course will involve: Working with a range of silks/fabrics in different compositions and discussion on the pros and cons of these materials when making flowers. Understanding of how to apply these techniques to other fabrics such as man made fibers. Exploring a variety of shaping…

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Masterclass with Maor Zabar

October 14 - October 17
Cotswold School of Arts & Crafts Chipping Campden, + Google Map

We are thrilled to announce that Maor Zabar, international designer and milliner,  is bringing his ARCHITECTURAL SILK MOULDING and SCULPTING WITH FELT Masterclasses to the Cotswold School of Arts and Crafts. These masterclasses will allow you to create beautiful pieces such as Maor's Carnivorous Plants collection and his Food Hats collection. In this highly practical four day course you will first explore the world of wild silk (Dupioni) and create a beautifully sculpted headpiece based upon your own 3D pattern.…

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Wool Felt Pillbox Hat (2 days)

October 15 - October 16
Jenny Roberts Millinery, Cold Bath Place
Harrogate, North Yorkshire HG2 0PQ United Kingdom
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£195 (inc all materials) – Level: Intermediate This course is aimed at: Those wanting to understand felt and its application in creating an Auturn/Winter Pillbox. The course will involve: Blocking a small felt hat using the traditional methods of hand blocking with pins and steam. Learning how to wire and line the inside with a petersham edging . Creating various trims including felt; feathers, felt flowers, crinoline, bias strips, felt leaves, quills, felt or fabric bows. An understanding of design, proportion,…

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Jinsin & Silk Abaca Explored

October 17 - October 18
Jenny Roberts Millinery, Cold Bath Place
Harrogate, North Yorkshire HG2 0PQ United Kingdom
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Jinsin & Silk Abaca Explored This course is aimed at: Those who want to explore working with Jinsin and silk Abaca. The course will involve: Exploring and experimenting with Jinsin, a material renowned for its sculptural quality. It creates incredible shapes when curved and flexed. The fabric can be stripped away to create a wild spray of fibres. Exploring and experimenting with Silk Abaca, a material which is fine and smooth and can be free-shaped, blocked or used for draping. …

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Faux Chanel Hat Workshop

October 18
Bowood House Calne, SN11 0LZ United Kingdom + Google Map

The autumnal colours of the historic arboretum at Wiltshire's Bowood House and Gardens will do their bit to stir the creative senses as Annabel Lewis, owner of VV Rouleaux, looks to Chanel influences during her workshop in the Gardeners Bothy. Learn top millinery tricks from Annabel while creating a beautiful Chanel-inspired button hat. You'll use fabrics from the real Chanel supplier, a button base, couture flowers, swooning feathers, and gorgeous trims to make a one-of-a-kind design. Come away with a…

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Vintage Style Headpiece

October 22 - October 23
Jenny Roberts Millinery, Cold Bath Place
Harrogate, North Yorkshire HG2 0PQ United Kingdom
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Vintage Style Headpiece (2 day) £195 inc all materials This course is aimed at: Those who are interested in vintage inspired materials. Also those who want to incorporate lace, veiling and beadwork onto their designs to give a vintage or bridal inspired feel. The course will involve: Creating a free form base from buckram and foundation fabrics. Covering the foundation in your choice of silk/fabric/lace. Wiring guipure lace to incorporate onto your headpiece. Using a variety of beads you will…

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Millinery Workshop

October 29 - November 1
Judy Bentinck, Studio E2H, Cockpit Arts, Northington Street
London, WC1N 2NP United Kingdom
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Tutor: Judy Bentinck

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November 2019

Leather Orchids and Headband

November 4
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 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 flowers and the intricate technique of how to form these flowers and how to vine them together You will leave with: A pattern for creating headbands and the know how…

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Painted Silk Abaca Flower and Headband

November 5 - November 6
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 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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Buntal Mats Techniques Workshop

November 7
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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Veil Brim with lace work Headpiece

November 12 - November 13
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 learn a simple technique to creating a circular veiling brim and to compliment it with a wired lace trim. The course will involve: Creating the wired brim using a simple technique Blocking two buttons to sandwich the brim Discussion around the versatility of the brim Tutorial on wiring different laces Wiring gurpure lace to create a trim You will leave with: A finished veiling brim hat with lace adornment

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Advanced Crown & Brim Hat Blocking

November 14 - November 15
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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