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July 2017

Wet & Nuno-Felted Hats

July 28 - July 29
Living Felt, 14121 W HWY 290, Bldg 2A
Austin, TX 78737 United States
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Tutor: Dawn Edwards

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August 2017

Advanced Bootcamp (Millinery 201)

August 3 - August 5
Judith M, 104 S Detroit Street
LaGrange, IN 46761 United States
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Follow up to our Beginner Bootcamp, beyond the basics of millinery. Tutor: Laura Hubka

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Tricorns and Bicorns with Jane Smith

August 4 @ 9:30 am - August 6 @ 4:30 pm
Fullerton College, 321 East Chapman
Fullerton,, CA 92832 United States
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In this three day master class, you will learn about the history of tricorns and bicorns and how they were created in the 18th and 19th centuries. Jane will demonstrate using traditional hat making techniques, how to create both the bicorn and tricorn today. You will then block one of your hats using fur felt and create the other with buckrum and plush. The class includes all of your supplies and tools for creating 2 hats, (a tricorn and a…

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Wire Frame -1900 thru 1920’s with Jane Smith

August 7 @ 9:30 am - August 9 @ 4:30 pm
Fullerton College, 321 East Chapman
Fullerton,, CA 92832 United States
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Using millinery wire and lace or sheer fabric, you will create at least one Edwardian/Teens/1920;s hat simioar to hats seen in the movies “Cheri”, “Titanic”, Howard’s End” and “Enchanted April”. The workshop includes your supplies for 2 wire framed hats covered with silk organza or lace and lunch each day. You may also bring 2 yards of an outer fabric of your choice. A basic sewing kit will be needed. (shears, pins, tape measure, thimble, tailor’s chalk)

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One of a Kind Draped Hats

August 10 - August 12
Judith M, 104 S Detroit Street
LaGrange, IN 46761 United States
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Make Stand Out Hats in Traditional and Specialty Fabrics Tutor: Laura Whitlock

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Blocking Straw and Fur Felt wih Jane Smith

August 11 @ 9:30 am - August 13 @ 4:30 pm
Fullerton College, 321 East Chapman
Fullerton,, CA 92832 United States
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Using both fur felt and straw hoods, you will block on our wooden hat blocks two hats suitable for the the1920’s thru the 1950’s. Period hand finishing along with wiring techniques and a variety of decorating methods will be taught. The class includes supplies for one straw hat and one fur felt hat along with your lunch each day. A basic sewing kit will be needed.

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Felt Draping

August 12 - August 13
Deanna Gibbons Millinery, 1364 Florida Street
San Fransisco, CA 94110 United States
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"Make the free-form felt hat  of your dreams" In this workshop students will learn free-form draping and hand sewing skills needed to create a soft draped felt velour or straw hat that fits perfectly. Using steam and a basic head shaped block, students will learn to make a small or large brimmed hat of their own design and a variety of techniques for finishing a felt edge. This workshop is appropriate for the novice or continuing student who would like a…

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Fedora and Bowler

August 26 - August 27
Deanna Gibbons Millinery, 1364 Florida Street
San Fransisco, CA 94110 United States
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“Blocking the shape and draping the pinch” In this 2-day workshop students will learn to block a felt into a classic fedora or bowler shape using a 2 part hat block and customizing the hat with the hand draping method to create the crown shape of choice. Exploring many options for traditional trimming, students will learn to finish the fedora with grosgrain ribbon and hand and machine sewing techniques. This workshop is appropriate for first time students and continuing students…

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September 2017

Premier Advanced Millinery Course

September 4 - September 25
Anya Caliendo, 18 Fire Island Ave.
Babylon, NY 11702 United States
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with Anya Caliendo

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Fantastic Felt Hats

September 9 - September 10
Artful Dimensions Gallery, 911 Charles Street
Fredericksburg, VA United States
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Tutor: Dawn Edwards

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Beyond the Basics of Cut and Sew Millinery

September 14 - September 16
Judith M, 104 S Detroit Street
LaGrange, IN 46761 United States
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Creating Professional Looking Fabric Hats Tutor: Laura Whitlock

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October 2017

Premier Advanced Millinery Course

October 2 - October 23
Anya Caliendo, 18 Fire Island Ave.
Babylon, NY 11702 United States
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with Anya Caliendo

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Fantastic Felt & Nuno-Felt Hats Workshop

October 8 - October 9
Eastern Great Lakes Fiber Conference, Chautauqua Institute
Mayville, NY United States
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Tutor: Dawn Edwards

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