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September 2018

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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April 2019

Millinery Open Studio – weekly

April 20 - June 8
London College of Fashion, 20 John Prince's Street
London, W1G 0BJ United Kingdom
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Saturdays, over 8 weeks 40 Lime Grove, London W12 8EA £750 Come and develop your Millinery skills over 8 weeks while working on your own projects, under the close guidance of our experienced Millinery tutor. Further develop your own Millinery style, experiment with a variety of materials, make maquettes and prototypes for your final designs and receive one-to-one guidance from our specialist Millinery tutor, all while having full use of our well-equipped studio.   To find out more and book…

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CONTEMPORARY MILLINERY

April 24 - July 10
Morley college, 61 Westminster Bridge Road
London, SE1 7HT United Kingdom
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What you will learn Learn the techniques required to produce stylish and contemporary hats for both men and women. Each term will focus on different materials and methods: felt in the autumn, straw and woven materials in spring and in summer, the development of patterns for both soft and structured hats will be in focus. Each course will cover a wide range of techniques to enable you to produce beautiful modern hats with a professional finish. Attendance on all three…

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PROFESSIONAL HAT MAKING: BUCKRAM/PARIS NET FOUNDATION FABRIC HATS

April 26 - July 12
Morley college, 61 Westminster Bridge Road
London, SE1 7HT United Kingdom

Weekly What you will learn This course will encourage you to develop your own style whilst learning different techniques. You will be taught the various techniques necessary to create stunning headpieces. Using a variety of blocks, materials and finishes, learn professional techniques to bring your own ideas into reality. For high fashion or everyday hats for men and women, this course will introduce you to hat making at its very best. Beginners to the subject will be introduced to basic…

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May 2019

Advanced Open Blocking

May 10
Jenny Roberts Millinery, Cold Bath Place
Harrogate, North Yorkshire HG2 0PQ United Kingdom
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Advanced Open Blocking This course is aimed at: Advanced students who would like to spend time in the studio exploring the 100’s of blocks and creating designs of their own. The course will involve: Use of the following facilities during the workshop Use of over 150 blocks Use of French Flower tools and presses. Use of 5 steam blocking and ironing stations Use of feather cutting and shaping utensils Extensive range of millinery tools. Access to our collection of hats…

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MILLINERY SUMMER TRIMS: FEATHERS, FLOWERS AND SINAMAY (2 days)

May 11 - May 18
Morley college, 61 Westminster Bridge Road
London, SE1 7HT United Kingdom
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11 May & 18 May What you will learn This comprehensive course is ideal for anyone who wants to focus on the attention to detail that will make any millinery project unique. Using couture methods and professional tools you will learn a variety of different techniques to form flowers, shape feathers, create sinamay trims and produce your own reference work of samples, notes and handouts. This course is suitable for anyone new to millinery but good hand sewing skills are…

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Advanced Open Blocking

May 24
Jenny Roberts Millinery, Cold Bath Place
Harrogate, North Yorkshire HG2 0PQ United Kingdom
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Advanced Open Blocking (1 day) £ 75 (excluding materials) – Level: Advanced This course is aimed at: Advanced students who would like to spend time in the studio exploring the 100’s of blocks and creating designs of their own. The course will involve: Use of the following facilities during the workshop Use of over 150 blocks Use of French Flower tools and presses. Use of 5 steam blocking and ironing stations Use of feather cutting and shaping utensils Extensive range…

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Working with Jinsin

May 27
New Brewery Arts, Brewery Court
Cirencester, GL7 1JH United Kingdom
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Tutor: Louise Pocock

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July 2019

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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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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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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November 2019

Free Form Sculpting Techniques in Sinamay and Parasisal Straw

November 18 - November 23
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 free form sculpting: 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…

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