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August 2018

Millinery Taster Course

August 4
Yolande Fret-Howells Pontarddulais, 1 St. Teilo Street
Pontarddulais, Swansea SA4 8TH United Kingdom
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You will be given a overview of millinery materials, techniques and styles and learn how to create basic sinamay trims including loops, swirls, bows, lillies, roses, fans and folds. Making either a small fascinators or corsage. All materials and refreshments are provided.

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Silk Poppy Headpiece

August 8
PresentPerfect Creations Stamford, Lincolnshire United Kingdom + Google Map

Level: intermediate*** Along with the range of photo and video tutorials PresentPerfect Creations offer an opportunity to book flower making classes with Svetlana Faulkner, the designer/maker behind PresentPerfect Creations. Workshops are delivered in small groups of up to 3 students at a time. What you’ll learn in this workshop: ❀ painting a variety of specialist fabrics with silk dyes ❀ backing leaves with thin silk or lame fabrics ❀ shaping petals, leaves and the calyx using millinery tools and other methods ❀ dyeing stamens and making the poppy…

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Buttercups and Daisies

August 9
Anne Tomlin, 1 Woodsland Close
Hassocks, BN6 8HF
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A day exploring the finer details of these most common wild flowers. Daises and buttercups take us on a nostalgic journey back to our childhood and have a place in our hearts but once picked they wilt so quickly. This is an opportunity to study and capture the colours and textures of these beautiful flowers and to make a small brooch or corsage that will look realistic but with no wilting!

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Millinery Block Making

August 13 - August 17
London College of Fashion, 20 John Prince's Street
London, W1G 0BJ United Kingdom
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13/08/2018 – 17/08/2018 5 days, 10.00-16.30 £495 This millinery course will provide you with an introduction to designing and making millinery 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. 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 small headpiece or trimming...

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4 day Millinery Workshop

August 14 - August 17
Judy Bentinck, Studio E2Q, Cockpit Arts, Northington Street
London, WC1N 2NP United Kingdom
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with Judy Bentinck

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ADVANCED Leather Rose

August 18
PresentPerfect Creations Stamford, Lincolnshire United Kingdom + Google Map

Level: advanced*** This is a rare workshop on one of our signature leather flower designs so book early not to miss out. Along with the range of photo and video tutorials PresentPerfect Creations offer an opportunity to book flower making classes with Svetlana Faulkner, the designer/maker behind PresentPerfect Creations. Workshops are delivered in small groups of up to 3 students at a time. If desired, the leather roses can be turned into a hat trim on the day. What you’ll learn in this workshop: ❀ making…

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Millinery Introduction /Fascinator making

August 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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Advanced Silk Rose

August 22
PresentPerfect Creations Stamford, Lincolnshire United Kingdom + Google Map

Level: advanced*** Along with the range of photo and video tutorials PresentPerfect Creations offer an opportunity to book flower making classes with Svetlana Faulkner, the designer/maker behind PresentPerfect Creations. Workshops are delivered in small groups of up to 3 students at a time. If desired, the silk English rose can be made into a hat trim or a fascinator on the day. Flower making classes take place in the picturesque English town of Stamford (http://www.visitstamford.com), where Svetlana lives and creates her flower pieces. If you need more information…

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2 Day Fabric Covered Hat

August 23 - August 24
Judy Bentinck, Studio E2Q, Cockpit Arts, Northington Street
London, WC1N 2NP United Kingdom
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With Judy Bentinck

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Peonies

August 25
Anne Tomlin, 1 Woodsland Close
Hassocks, BN6 8HF
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This is a day to make a beautiful big peony. Really observing the construction and colours and working with templates and silk satin organza you will make this flower completely from scratch including the stamens and calyx. There will be plenty of guidance and help with colour and form and information for you to take away to make your own flowers.

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September 2018

Free Form Sculpting in Sinamay and Parasisal Straw

September 3 - September 8
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 blocking: 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 by hand…

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Millinery Workshop

September 3 - September 7
Central Saint Martins, Granary Building, 1 Granary Square
Kings Cross, London N1C 4AAUK United Kingdom
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Whether you've got your eye on a career as a professional milliner or becoming the best amateur around, this intensive 5 day workshop is an opportunity to sharpen up your skills and get off to a flying start. Suitable for both beginners and intermediate students, this action-packed course will give you tips, techniques and hands-on practice. From adding warmth and style to your daily commute, to turning heads at Royal Ascot, there’s always an excuse to wear a hat. So, get equipped to…

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Millinery Introduction /Fascinator making

September 6
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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Silk Dandelion Clock

September 8
PresentPerfect Creations Stamford, Lincolnshire United Kingdom + Google Map

Level: beginner Along with the range of photo and video tutorials PresentPerfect Creations offer an opportunity to book flower making classes with Svetlana Faulkner, the designer/maker behind PresentPerfect Creations. Workshops are delivered in small groups of up to 3 students at a time. If desired, the silk dandelion  can be turned into a brooch or a hat trim on the day. Is silk dandelion a miracle?  It’s not if you know how. To check your patience levels make your own silk dandelion clock from scratch and…

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Millinery Taster Course

September 8
Yolande Fret-Howells Pontarddulais, 1 St. Teilo Street
Pontarddulais, Swansea SA4 8TH United Kingdom
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Vintage Millinery

September 10 - September 14
London College of Fashion, 20 John Prince's Street
London, W1G 0BJ United Kingdom
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10/09/2018 – 14/09/2018 5 days, 10.00 -16.30 £475 This vintage millinery course covers the study of hat styles and trimmings from the 1920 to 1950s. You will learn the forgotten art of draping felt and fabric to create hats, berets and turbans on hard and soft foundations using traditional techniques and materials...

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Millinery Trimmings

September 11
Judy Bentinck, Studio E2Q, Cockpit Arts, Northington Street
London, WC1N 2NP United Kingdom
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with Judy Bentinck

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Beginners Millinery / Sinamay Pillbox Hat

September 12 - September 13
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

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Freeform Sinamay Hat Day

September 15
Judy Bentinck, Studio E2Q, Cockpit Arts, Northington Street
London, WC1N 2NP United Kingdom
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with Judy Bentinck

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Silk Sunflower

September 17
PresentPerfect Creations Stamford, Lincolnshire United Kingdom + Google Map

Level: intermediate*** Along with the range of photo and video tutorials PresentPerfect Creations offer an opportunity to book flower making classes with Svetlana Faulkner, the designer/maker behind PresentPerfect Creations. Workshops are delivered in small groups of up to 3 students at a time. If desired, the silk sunflower can be made into a hat trim or a fascinator on the day. Flower making classes take place in the picturesque English town of Stamford (http://www.visitstamford.com), where Svetlana lives and creates her flower pieces. If you need more information…

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