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February 2019

Flower Making Workshop

February 26 - February 27
London College of Fashion, 20 John Prince's Street
London, W1G 0BJ United Kingdom
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Come and learn how to make an assortment of different flowers, leaves and stems. (£75 + materials) Tutor: Chloe Scrivener

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2 Day Fabric Covered Hat

February 28 - March 1
Judy Bentinck, Studio E2H, Cockpit Arts, Northington Street
London, WC1N 2NP United Kingdom
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With Judy Bentinck

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March 2019

Felt or Straw Hat making Workshop

March 1
Louise Pocock, High Street
Chipping Camden, Cotswolds GL55 6AG United Kingdom
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Louise Pocock

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Fascinator Day

March 2
Judy Bentinck, Studio E2H, Cockpit Arts, Northington Street
London, WC1N 2NP United Kingdom
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With Judy Bentinck

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VINTAGE HATS & HEADPIECES

March 2 - March 9
Morley college, 61 Westminster Bridge Road
London, SE1 7HT United Kingdom
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2 & 9 March What you will learn Taking Inspiration from the first part of the 1900s, you will learn how make a hat or a headpiece inspired by the glamour and elegance of the 1920s (think ‘The Great Gatsby, Party Scene’). Or, you could opt for a more tailored look like a jaunty 1940s percher hat (think Elsa Schiaparelli).This course is suitable for beginners and those with some experience. By the end of the course you will be able…

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Free Form Sculpting in Sinamay and Parasisal Straw

March 4 - March 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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Fur Felt Winter Trilby

March 5
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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Parisisal Straw Explored

March 6 - March 7
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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Felt or Straw Hat making Workshop

March 8
Louise Pocock, High Street
Chipping Camden, Cotswolds GL55 6AG United Kingdom
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Louise Pocock

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ADVANCED FLOWER MAKING

March 9
PresentPerfect Creations Norwich, Norfolk United Kingdom + Google Map

ADVANCED one-to-one day FLOWER MAKING WORKSHOP 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…

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Introduction to Feather Techniques

March 12
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 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 capabilities…

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Millinery Retreat

March 12 - March 14
Whatley Manor, Easton Grey
Malmesbury, Cotswolds SN16 0RB United Kingdom
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Millinery Retreat at Whatley Manor Hotel and Spa with Award Winning Milliner Tracy Chaplin

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Advanced Feather Techniques

March 13
Jenny Roberts Millinery, Cold Bath Place
Harrogate, North Yorkshire HG2 0PQ United Kingdom
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£100 (inc all materials) – Level: All

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Leather Pillbox and Flower Techniques

March 14 - March 15
Jenny Roberts Millinery, Cold Bath Place
Harrogate, North Yorkshire HG2 0PQ United Kingdom
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Leather Pillbox and Flower Techniques (2 day) £225 inc all materials This course is aimed at: Those who have experience in straw, felt and sinamay and who want to expand their blocking and trimming knowledge to leather. This is an advanced course and prior experience of millinery is essential . The course will involve: Using a new foundation material called Fosshape to block the foundation for your pillbox shape and wire it so it is durable. Blocking a leather of…

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Fabric Pillbox Hat

March 18 - March 19
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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2 Day Fabric Covered Hat

March 19 - March 20
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 & Fabric Flower Making

March 20 - March 21
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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Felt or Straw Hat making Workshop

March 22
Louise Pocock, High Street
Chipping Camden, Cotswolds GL55 6AG United Kingdom
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Louise Pocock

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Advanced Open Blocking

March 23
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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ADVANCED FLOWER MAKING

March 23
PresentPerfect Creations Norwich, Norfolk United Kingdom + Google Map

ADVANCED one-to-one day FLOWER MAKING WORKSHOP 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…

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