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September 2019

Pill Box Hat and Brim (Advanced)

September 26 - September 28
Sheila Dozier, 6417 Symmes Lane
Huber Heights, OH 45424 United States
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This is your chance to build a pillbox hat from scratch for only $155.00 per class (cost of kit is included)! My promise is that when you leave my class you will be able to wear your hat that Sunday and show it off to your friends. The student must purchase the kit. The kit contains everything needed to complete the frame for the pillbox hat. The student must also bring ½ yd of the material of their choice as…

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Feather Fascinators

September 28
MilliStarr Austin, TX United States + Google Map

In this one-day workshop, each student will create a fabulous fascinator using a pre-made sinamay straw base. There will be several styles and color options available. This is a beginning level class and a great introduction to millinery trims including feathers, flowers, and veiling.

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Felt Fedora

September 28 - September 29
MilliStarr Austin, TX United States + Google Map

Students will learn how to block a fedora, working with a heavy weight fur felt and using traditional millinery blocking techniques. The technique allows you to hand sculpt a variety of crown shapes including traditional fedora creases and bashes, or you can be more creative and free form with your design. The heavier weight felt makes a gorgeous flat brim, no wire needed. Four spots open.

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October 2019

Pill Box Hat and Brim (Advanced)

October 3 - October 5
Sheila Dozier, 6417 Symmes Lane
Huber Heights, OH 45424 United States
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This is your chance to build a pillbox hat from scratch for only $155.00 per class (cost of kit is included)! My promise is that when you leave my class you will be able to wear your hat that Sunday and show it off to your friends. The student must purchase the kit. The kit contains everything needed to complete the frame for the pillbox hat. The student must also bring ½ yd of the material of their choice as…

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Felt & Straw Blocking Workshops

October 7 - October 9
Wayne Wicherne – Seattle, 902 NW 48th
Seattle, WA United States
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Pill Box Hat and Brim (Advanced)

October 10 - October 12
Sheila Dozier, 6417 Symmes Lane
Huber Heights, OH 45424 United States
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This is your chance to build a pillbox hat from scratch for only $155.00 per class (cost of kit is included)! My promise is that when you leave my class you will be able to wear your hat that Sunday and show it off to your friends. The student must purchase the kit. The kit contains everything needed to complete the frame for the pillbox hat. The student must also bring ½ yd of the material of their choice as…

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What’s Inside: Hat Linings

October 11
Bay Willow Design, Cotton Mill, 610 Elm Street, suite 110
McKinney, TX 75069 United States
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By request! In this afternoon workshop, students will learn how to take measurements, draft pattern pieces, then cut and assemble beautiful linings for millinery. Bring a hat or fascinator and create a lining for it that is perfectly draped and fitted.

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Wire Frame Crowns

October 12
Bay Willow Design, Cotton Mill, 610 Elm Street, suite 110
McKinney, TX 75069 United States
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Students will design and construct crowns using millinery wire, add trims, and cover the frame for a smooth finish. Wire frames are constructed without hat blocks and of fairly inexpensive materials. Using wire, milliners can build small headpieces, extravagant costume ball headpieces, and even hats. Once you've learned the technique, there are infinite possibilities!

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Structure & Form: Bias Sinamay Fascinators

October 13
Bay Willow Design, Cotton Mill, 610 Elm Street, suite 110
McKinney, TX 75069 United States
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Students will work with bias sinamay, balsa utility blocks and steamers to drape, wrap, twist and twirl unique free-form fascinators, bows or turbans. This was everyone's favorite technique during the 5-day Millinery Masterclass at ACC in July!

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Advanced Millinery Lab

October 15 - October 16
Wayne Wicherne – Seattle, 902 NW 48th
Seattle, WA United States
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An Intimate Millinery Experience Workshop

October 17 - October 19
Judith M, 104 S Detroit Street
LaGrange, IN 46761 United States
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Prepare your millinery for the block. Learn to shape the hat. Learn how to prepare the fabric/material of choice. Learn how to steam items, smooth, shape, iron, dry, stiffen. Learn to create your own inspiration. Each millinery project is directed by what you want to create. Milliner David Dunkley will help you learn the couture techniques necessary to execute your vision! Instructor: David Dunkley

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Pill Box Hat and Brim (Advanced)

October 17 - October 19
Sheila Dozier, 6417 Symmes Lane
Huber Heights, OH 45424 United States
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This is your chance to build a pillbox hat from scratch for only $155.00 per class (cost of kit is included)! My promise is that when you leave my class you will be able to wear your hat that Sunday and show it off to your friends. The student must purchase the kit. The kit contains everything needed to complete the frame for the pillbox hat. The student must also bring ½ yd of the material of their choice as…

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Wet Felting Hat Course

October 20
David Dunkley, 974 Bathurst Street
Toronto, Ontario M5R 3G6 Canada
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Felting is a rewarding process where layers of merino wool are agitated with hot soapy water, in order to create a fabric that is both strong and colorfully exciting. During this workshop you will not only learn about the process of felting, but will gain understanding on how to create a seamless sculptural form that lends itself to making hats, bags, and vessels.  Each person will have a fully felted, blocked hat finished by the end of the class. Tutor:…

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Pill Box Hat and Brim (Advanced)

October 24 - October 26
Sheila Dozier, 6417 Symmes Lane
Huber Heights, OH 45424 United States
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This is your chance to build a pillbox hat from scratch for only $155.00 per class (cost of kit is included)! My promise is that when you leave my class you will be able to wear your hat that Sunday and show it off to your friends. The student must purchase the kit. The kit contains everything needed to complete the frame for the pillbox hat. The student must also bring ½ yd of the material of their choice as…

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Pill Box Hat and Brim (Advanced)

October 31 - November 2
Sheila Dozier, 6417 Symmes Lane
Huber Heights, OH 45424 United States
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This is your chance to build a pillbox hat from scratch for only $155.00 per class (cost of kit is included)! My promise is that when you leave my class you will be able to wear your hat that Sunday and show it off to your friends. The student must purchase the kit. The kit contains everything needed to complete the frame for the pillbox hat. The student must also bring ½ yd of the material of their choice as…

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November 2019

Veils: Classic to Couture

November 8 - November 9
Bay Willow Design, Cotton Mill, 610 Elm Street, suite 110
McKinney, TX 75069 United States
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In this two-day advanced skills workshop, students will learn how to work with various types of veiling to create 3 distinct designs: a blocked veil on fascinator base, a gathered veil on headband, and a blocked and wired veil brim. Students may embellish veils with Swarovski crystals or chenille dots. This is a technique-based course (as opposed to project-based) so we will be working on veils only and not making a finished hat or fascinator.

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MILLINERY CLASS INTENSIVE

November 12 - November 16
Jeanne Bjorn Tucson, AZ United States + Google Map

5 Day Course - Blocking Felt & Straw and Fascinator Basics

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3 Day Millinery Workshop

November 22 - November 24
David Dunkley, 974 Bathurst Street
Toronto, Ontario M5R 3G6 Canada
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Learn how to make a couture hat ! Prepare your millinery for the block. Learn to shape the hat. Learn how to prepare the fabric/material of choice. Learn how to steam items, smooth, shape, iron, dry, stiffen. Learn to create your own inspiration. Each millinery project is directed by what you want to create. Milliner David Dunkley will help you learn the couture techniques necessary to execute your vision!

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January 2020

3 Day Millinery Workshop

January 17, 2020 - January 19, 2020
David Dunkley, 974 Bathurst Street
Toronto, Ontario M5R 3G6 Canada
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Learn how to make a couture hat ! Prepare your millinery for the block. Learn to shape the hat. Learn how to prepare the fabric/material of choice. Learn how to steam items, smooth, shape, iron, dry, stiffen. Learn to create your own inspiration. Each millinery project is directed by what you want to create. Milliner David Dunkley will help you learn the couture techniques necessary to execute your vision!

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February 2020

3 Day Millinery Workshop

February 21, 2020 - February 23, 2020
David Dunkley, 974 Bathurst Street
Toronto, Ontario M5R 3G6 Canada
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Learn how to make a couture hat ! Prepare your millinery for the block. Learn to shape the hat. Learn how to prepare the fabric/material of choice. Learn how to steam items, smooth, shape, iron, dry, stiffen. Learn to create your own inspiration. Each millinery project is directed by what you want to create. Milliner David Dunkley will help you learn the couture techniques necessary to execute your vision!

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