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July 2019

2 Day Fabric Covered Hat

July 18 - July 19
Judy Bentinck, Studio E2H, Cockpit Arts, Northington Street
London, WC1N 2NP United Kingdom
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With Judy Bentinck

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Silk Lilies

July 18 - July 21
West Dean College West Dean, PO18 0QZ United Kingdom + Google Map

Tutor: Anne Tomlin Learn to make couture millinery lilies. You will experiment with traditional French and Japanese heated tools to manipulate the fabric and shape the petals, create authentic colours with dyes, make stamens, bond silk layers, disguise wire and bind stems. Study the construction of your flowers by observation and drawing.

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2 Day Straw Workshop

July 18 - July 19
elena shvab, 401 1/2 Wandsworth Rd
London, SW8 2JP United Kingdom
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On this two-day Straw Hat course you will learn how to block, shape and manipulate sinamay straw. You can choose to block a brim hat such as Fedora or Trilby or you can chose 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 onto learning trimming and…

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Fabulous Fascinator Day

July 20
Judy Bentinck, Studio E2H, Cockpit Arts, Northington Street
London, WC1N 2NP United Kingdom
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Contemporary Millinery from Flat Patterns

July 20 - July 21
Lomax & Skinner, Sun Studios, 2 Mount Place
Lewes, East Sussex BN7 1YH United Kingdom
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There is an exciting range of hats styles that can be made using flat patterns. And the techniques needed to make them are extremely useful to have when developing your own designs, especially when you have limited access to wooden blocks. On this two-day small group course we will be drawing inspiration from the small percher styles popular in the 40’s. Working with buckram and fabric you will learn a range of specialized construction and detailing techniques whilst producing a contemporary hat…

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ADVANCED one-to-one day FLOWER MAKING WORKSHOP

July 20
PresentPerfect Creations Norwich, Norfolk United Kingdom + Google Map

Level: advanced*** Along with the range of our photo and video tutorials PresentPerfect Creations offer an opportunity to book individual flower making workshops with Svetlana Faulkner, the designer/maker behind PresentPerfect Creations for a day on a flower of your choice, leather or fabric. Fabric flower making classes take place in the fine city of Norwich (https://www.visitnorwich.co.uk/) where Svetlana lives and creates her flower pieces. Come and learn to create a wide range of stunning flowers from silk flower brooches to bridal hairpieces to millinery flowers. Price includes all…

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2 Day Straw Workshop

July 25 - July 26
elena shvab, 401 1/2 Wandsworth Rd
London, SW8 2JP United Kingdom
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On this two-day Straw Hat course you will learn how to block, shape and manipulate sinamay straw. You can choose to block a brim hat such as Fedora or Trilby or you can chose 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 onto learning trimming and…

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Millinery Workshop

July 29 - August 2
Central Saint Martins, Granary Building, 1 Granary Square
Kings Cross, London N1C 4AAUK United Kingdom
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Tutor: Judy Bentinck

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August 2019

2 Day Straw Workshop

August 1 - August 2
elena shvab, 401 1/2 Wandsworth Rd
London, SW8 2JP United Kingdom
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On this two-day Straw Hat course you will learn how to block, shape and manipulate sinamay straw. You can choose to block a brim hat such as Fedora or Trilby or you can chose 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 onto learning trimming and…

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4 day Millinery Workshop

August 6 - August 9
Judy Bentinck, Studio E2H, Cockpit Arts, Northington Street
London, WC1N 2NP United Kingdom
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with Judy Bentinck

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2 Day Straw Workshop

August 8 - August 9
elena shvab, 401 1/2 Wandsworth Rd
London, SW8 2JP United Kingdom
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On this two-day Straw Hat course you will learn how to block, shape and manipulate sinamay straw. You can choose to block a brim hat such as Fedora or Trilby or you can chose 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 onto learning trimming and…

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2 Day Straw Workshop

August 15 - August 16
elena shvab, 401 1/2 Wandsworth Rd
London, SW8 2JP United Kingdom
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On this two-day Straw Hat course you will learn how to block, shape and manipulate sinamay straw. You can choose to block a brim hat such as Fedora or Trilby or you can chose 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 onto learning trimming and…

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Vintage Millinery Workshop

August 19 - August 23
Central Saint Martins, Granary Building, 1 Granary Square
Kings Cross, London N1C 4AAUK United Kingdom
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Tutor: Judy Bentinck

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2 Day Straw Workshop

August 22 - August 23
elena shvab, 401 1/2 Wandsworth Rd
London, SW8 2JP United Kingdom
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On this two-day Straw Hat course you will learn how to block, shape and manipulate sinamay straw. You can choose to block a brim hat such as Fedora or Trilby or you can chose 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 onto learning trimming and…

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2 Day Straw Workshop

August 29 - August 30
elena shvab, 401 1/2 Wandsworth Rd
London, SW8 2JP United Kingdom
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On this two-day Straw Hat course you will learn how to block, shape and manipulate sinamay straw. You can choose to block a brim hat such as Fedora or Trilby or you can chose 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 onto learning trimming and…

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September 2019

Millinery Block Making

September 2 - September 6
London College of Fashion, 20 John Prince's Street
London, W1G 0BJ United Kingdom
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Monday – Friday 40 Lime Grove, London W12 8EA £550 This advanced millinery course will provide you with an introduction to designing and making millinery hat 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 of hat. 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…

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2 Day Straw Workshop

September 5 - September 6
elena shvab, 401 1/2 Wandsworth Rd
London, SW8 2JP United Kingdom
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On this two-day Straw Hat course you will learn how to block, shape and manipulate sinamay straw. You can choose to block a brim hat such as Fedora or Trilby or you can chose 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 onto learning trimming and…

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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

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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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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