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October 2018

Bonfire Costume Trimming Extravaganza!

October 12 @ 9:30 am - 1:30 pm
Lomax & Skinner, Sun Studios, 2 Mount Place
Lewes, East Sussex BN7 1YH United Kingdom
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£28

Need a little help finishing your hat so you can march with pride on Bonfire Night? Spend the morning with us and we will help, whichever society you belong to!

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Silk Thistle workshop

October 13
PresentPerfect Creations Stamford, Lincolnshire United Kingdom + Google Map

Level: suitable for improvers and advance artists After the success of our silk dandelion we’d like to offer you to make another charming weed, the silk thistle. Beautiful shine of natural silk satin in combination with soft cotton velvet make this humble flower a true piece of wearable art. What you’ll learn in this workshop: ❀ painting  different fabrics with silk dyes ❀ making the stem for the thistle ❀ making the velvet foliage and shaping it with millinery tools ❀ making the thistle flower…

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Parisisal Straw Explored – (2 day)

October 15 - October 16
Jenny Roberts Millinery, Cold Bath Place
Harrogate, North Yorkshire HG2 0PQ United Kingdom
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£225 (inc all materials) – Level: Intermediate

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Silk and Lace Butterfly Headband workshop

October 15
PresentPerfect Creations Stamford, Lincolnshire United Kingdom + Google Map

Level: Beginner/ Improver What you’ll learn in this workshop: ❀ painting silk and lace with silk dyes ❀ creating beaded butterfly body ❀ backing silk and lace with thin silk or metallic fabrics ❀ shaping butterfly wings with millinery tools ❀ assembling and finishing the butterfly Price £110 pp including all the materials, the use of tools, tea/coffee and a light lunch   Book at https://presentperfectcreations.com/product/silk-lace-butterfly-headband-workshops/

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Millinery Introduction /Fascinator making

October 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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Millinery Trimmings

October 18
Judy Bentinck, Studio E2Q, Cockpit Arts, Northington Street
London, WC1N 2NP United Kingdom
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Leather Wild Rose Corsage workshop

October 20
PresentPerfect Creations Stamford, Lincolnshire United Kingdom + Google Map

Level: Beginner What you’ll learn in this workshop: ❀ making the stiffening solution for leather flowers ❀ stiffening and shaping petals, leaves and the calyxes by hand ❀ using a pair of tweezers for shaping rose petals ❀ assembling the rose and the bud ❀ assembling the leaves into branches ❀ assembling the corsage / or headpiece Price £110 pp including all the materials, the use of tools, tea/coffee and a light lunch Book at https://presentperfectcreations.com/product/leather-wild-rose-workshop/

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Vintage Velvet Headpiece

October 25
Judy Bentinck, Studio E2Q, Cockpit Arts, Northington Street
London, WC1N 2NP United Kingdom
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Millinery Taster Course

October 27
Yolande Fret-Howells Pontarddulais, 1 St. Teilo Street
Pontarddulais, Swansea SA4 8TH United Kingdom
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Sculpted Felt Hat (weekly)

October 30 - November 13
Dorset Centre for Creative Arts, Middle Farm Way
Poundbury, Dorset DT1 3AR United Kingdom
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Tutor: Chloe Scrivener Come and learn how to work with Millinery felt to make your own Felt creation. You will be shown how to cut, block and shape a felt hood on traditional wooden hat blocks to create a design of your choice. This workshop Includes how to manipulate and hand mould felt as well as how to finish edges and selecting trimmings to compliment your design. Tuesday’s - 30th October, 6th & 13th of November (over 3 weeks) 10.30am…

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November 2018

Wool Felt Pillbox Hat (2 days)

November 6 - November 7
Jenny Roberts Millinery, Cold Bath Place
Harrogate, North Yorkshire HG2 0PQ United Kingdom
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£195 (inc all materials) – Level: Intermediate

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4 Day Millinery Workshop

November 6 - November 9
Judy Bentinck, Studio E2Q, Cockpit Arts, Northington Street
London, WC1N 2NP United Kingdom
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Fur Felt Winter Trilby (1 day)

November 8
Jenny Roberts Millinery, Cold Bath Place
Harrogate, North Yorkshire HG2 0PQ United Kingdom
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£130 (inc all materials) – Level: All

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Millinery Introduction /Fascinator making

November 10
Yolande Fret-Howells Pontarddulais, 1 St. Teilo Street
Pontarddulais, Swansea SA4 8TH United Kingdom
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Millinery Taster Course

November 10
Yolande Fret-Howells Pontarddulais, 1 St. Teilo Street
Pontarddulais, Swansea SA4 8TH United Kingdom
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Jinsin & Silk Abaca Explored

November 12 - November 13
Jenny Roberts Millinery, Cold Bath Place
Harrogate, North Yorkshire HG2 0PQ United Kingdom
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Jinsin & Silk Abaca Explored This course is aimed at: Those who want to explore working with Jinsin and silk Abaca. The course will involve: Exploring and experimenting with Jinsin, a material renowned for its sculptural quality. It creates incredible shapes when curved and flexed. The fabric can be stripped away to create a wild spray of fibres. Exploring and experimenting with Silk Abaca, a material which is fine and smooth and can be free-shaped, blocked or used for draping. …

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Advanced Crown & Brim Hat Blocking

November 14 - November 15
Jenny Roberts Millinery, Cold Bath Place
Harrogate, North Yorkshire HG2 0PQ United Kingdom
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Advanced Crown & Brim Hat Blocking (2 day) £225 inc all materials This course is aimed at: Those who want to learn the couture techniques involved in creating a sinamay crown and brim hat. The course will involve: Learning how to block a crown and brim using traditional techniques of steaming and pinning over a vast choice of wooden blocks. Practical knowledge of how to edge with wire and a bias piece and also create different brim edgings. Learning how…

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Advanced Open Blocking

November 16
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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Beginners Millinery / Sinamay Pillbox Hat

November 17 - November 18
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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Sinamay Pillbox Hat

November 17 - November 18
Jenny Roberts Millinery, Cold Bath Place
Harrogate, North Yorkshire HG2 0PQ United Kingdom
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Beginners Millinery/Sinamay Pillbox Hat (2 days)  £195 inc all materials This course is aimed at: Beginners who want to learn the art of blocking and trimming cocktails hats. The course will involve: A comprehensive overview of millinery materials, techniques and styles. Practical application of blocking a pillbox percher on a wooden block. A series of sinamay trims will then be demonstrated and practiced including bows, fans, bias loops, veils, ruches, roses, lilies and free form shapes. Time spent exploring techniques…

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