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September 2017

Sinamay Cocktail Hat

September 27 - September 28
Jenny Roberts, 20 West Park,
Harrogate, North Yorkshire HG1 1BJ United Kingdom
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This is the perfect course for beginners or those wanting to take their sinamay skills to the next level. On this course: • You will learn how to block a small button hat using the traditional method of hand blocking with pins and steam. • You will learn how to finish the inside of your hat with petersham ribbon. • You will create samples of trims including sinamay lilies, roses, leaves, bias strips, swirls, curls, free form shapes and bows. • You will learn…

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Oversized Silk Rose

September 29
PresentPerfect Creations, Stamford, Lincolnshire United Kingdom + Google Map

Level: Intermediate*** What you’ll learn in this workshop: ❀ painting silk and velvet with silk dyes ❀ backing petals and leaves with thin silk ❀ shaping petals, leaves and the calyx with millinery tools ❀ assembling the oversized rose through all the stages from the rose heart to attaching the calyx ❀ finishing the rose with a headband Price £110 pp including all the materials, the use of tools, tea/coffee and a light lunch Book at https://presentperfectcreations.com/product/oversized-silk-rose-hairpiece-workshops/ ***PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS DESIGN REQUIRES SOME PREVIOUS EXPERIENCE IN FLOWER MAKING. IF YOU…

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Ask Atelier

September 30
All Saints Marleybone, Margaret St
London, W1W 8JG United Kingdom
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Ask Atelier is a new course where you can drop in with your problem projects and we help trouble shoot them. All levels.

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October 2017

Introduction to Millinery

October 2 - October 3
Jenny Roberts, 20 West Park,
Harrogate, North Yorkshire HG1 1BJ United Kingdom
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This is the perfect course for those who have a taste for Millinery and want to expand their knowledge of millinery techniques and create headpieces using sinamay. On this course: • You will be given a comprehensive overview of millinery materials, techniques and styles • You will block a sinamay shape ready to be adorned • You will create a flat headpiece base with sinamay • Trims will be taught dependent on previous experience and the requirements of the group…

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Wool Felt Cocktail Hat

October 4 - October 5
Jenny Roberts, 20 West Park,
Harrogate, North Yorkshire HG1 1BJ United Kingdom
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This is the perfect course for those who want to take their skills to the next level and work with felt. On this course: • You will learn how to block a small felt hat using the traditional method of hand blocking with pins and steam. • You will then learn how to line the inside with a petersham edging . • We will show you various trimming techniques; feathers, felt flowers, crinoline, bias strips, felt leaves, quills, felt or…

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Crown & Brim Hat

October 7 - October 8
Jenny Roberts, 20 West Park,
Harrogate, North Yorkshire HG1 1BJ United Kingdom
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This is the perfect course for those who want to learn the couture techniques involved in creating a sinamay crown and brim hat On this course: • You will learn how to block the crown and brim using traditional techniques of steaming and pinning over a vast choice of wooden blocks. • You will learn how to edge with wire and a bias piece and create different crown edgings. • You will learn how to size your hat. • You will create samples…

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Introduction to Flowers

October 9 - October 10
Jenny Roberts, 20 West Park,
Harrogate, North Yorkshire HG1 1BJ United Kingdom
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This is the perfect course if you have always wanted to make a variety of fabric and sinamay flowers to adorn your hat, bridal headpieces or corsages. On this course:: • You will create paper patterns for all your flowers to take home and use • You will learn how to create a variety of silk/organza, velvet, sinamay flowers and leaves using traditional French flower making tools including, • Roses • Poppies • Leaves • Peonies • Lilies • You…

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Vintage Headpiece

October 11 - October 12
Jenny Roberts, 20 West Park,
Harrogate, North Yorkshire HG1 1BJ United Kingdom
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This is a unique course for brides and bridal designers focusing on creating a vintage inspired bridal headpiece but the skills could also be transferred to non bridal headpieces using a different choice of coloured silks On this course: •You will learn how to create a small base for you vintage inspired bridal headpiece. •We will show you how to cover your base with silk for a professional finish. •Using a variety of beads you will learn how to embellish your headpiece. •You…

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Felt Wide Brim Hat

October 14
All Saints Marleybone, Margaret St
London, W1W 8JG United Kingdom
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Suitable for beginners.

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Open Blocking

October 14
All Saints Marleybone, Margaret St
London, W1W 8JG United Kingdom
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Experienced.

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Parisisal Explored

October 16 - October 17
Jenny Roberts, 20 West Park,
Harrogate, North Yorkshire HG1 1BJ United Kingdom
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This is the perfect course for those who want to explore working with Parisisal straw. On this course: • You will learn how to block Parisisal using traditional techniques of steaming and pinning over a vast choice of wooden blocks. • You will then learn how to line the inside with a petersham edging . • We will show you various Parisisal trimming techniques including loops, swirls, curls and how to hand roll the edges of your Parisisal. • We will look at…

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Fabulous Feathers

October 21
Jenny Roberts, 20 West Park,
Harrogate, North Yorkshire HG1 1BJ United Kingdom
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This is a perfect course for beginners or those wanting to learn how feathers can enhance your designs. On this course: • You will be given an introduction to different types of feathers which will provide you with the basis for your design including, goose, hackle, turkey, ostrich and peacock amongst others. • You will learn several ways of manipulating feathers such as cutting, curling, twisting and forming flowers. • You will arrange you feathers on a base and learn…

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Fur Felt Winter Trilby

October 22
Jenny Roberts, 20 West Park,
Harrogate, North Yorkshire HG1 1BJ United Kingdom
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This is the perfect course for those who want to create a unique wearable hat for winter. On this course: • You will choose from black, grey, navy or tan felt. • You will learn how to block a trilby crown using a choice of wooden blocks and using pinning and steaming millinery techniques. • We will show you how to size your trilby to ensure a perfect fit. • We will teach different trims including felt loops, feathers, felt…

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Freeform Sculpting in Sinamay and Parisisal Straw

October 30 - November 3
Tracy Chaplin London, Flat 3, 16 Dolland Street
London, SE11 5LN United Kingdom
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With Tracy Chaplin in London. Workshops have a maximum of 5 students to ensure time for personal tuition. The workshops can also be tailored to suit the individual or group, if you have a particular area of interest you would like to focus on please mention this when booking.

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November 2017

Boho Cloche

November 4
Fashion and Textile Museum, 83 Bermondsey St
London, SE1 3XF United Kingdom
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Auitable for beginners.

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Crown & Brim Hat

November 6 - November 7
Jenny Roberts, 20 West Park,
Harrogate, North Yorkshire HG1 1BJ United Kingdom
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This is the perfect course for those who want to learn the couture techniques involved in creating a sinamay crown and brim hat On this course: • You will learn how to block the crown and brim using traditional techniques of steaming and pinning over a vast choice of wooden blocks. • You will learn how to edge with wire and a bias piece and create different crown edgings. • You will learn how to size your hat. • You will create samples…

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Jinsin & Silk Explored

November 8 - November 9
Jenny Roberts, 20 West Park,
Harrogate, North Yorkshire HG1 1BJ United Kingdom
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This is the perfect course for those who want to explore working with Jinsin and silk Abaca. On this course: • You will explore and experiment with Jinsin. Jinsin is famous for its sculptural quality. It creates incredible shapes when curved and flexed. The silk can be stripped away to create a wild spray of fibres. • You will explore and experiment with Abaca. Silk abaca is fine and smooth. It can be free-shaped, blocked or used for draping. Because…

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Fur felt winter trilby

November 10
Jenny Roberts, 20 West Park,
Harrogate, North Yorkshire HG1 1BJ United Kingdom
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This is the perfect course for those who want to create a unique wearable hat for winter. On this course: • You will choose from black, grey, navy or tan felt. • You will learn how to block a trilby crown using a choice of wooden blocks and using pinning and steaming millinery techniques. • We will show you how to size your trilby to ensure a perfect fit. • We will teach different trims including felt loops, feathers, felt…

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Fast Fascinator (morning)

November 11
All Saints Marleybone, Margaret St
London, W1W 8JG United Kingdom
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Suitable for beginners.

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Cocktail Hat (afternoon)

November 11
All Saints Marleybone, Margaret St
London, W1W 8JG United Kingdom
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Suitable for beginners.

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