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July 2018

Flowering feathers

July 14
Forme Millinery Hat Shop, 1860 Mellwood Ave. Suite #122-A
Louisville, KY 40206 United States
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BEGINNER Leather Rose

July 16
PresentPerfect Creations Stamford, Lincolnshire United Kingdom + Google Map

Level: suitable for beginners and improvers ❀ making the stiffening solution for leather flowers ❀ stiffening and shaping petals and calyxes by hand ❀ making leather foliage ❀ using  a pair of tweezers for shaping rose petals ❀ shaping petals and leaves with millinery tools ❀ assembling the rose ❀ making a brooch and finishing it with a brooch pin Price £110 pp including all the materials, the use of tools, tea/coffee and a light lunch   Book at  https://presentperfectcreations.com/product/beginner-leather-rose-workshop/  

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Fedora and Bowler Workshop

July 19 - July 20
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 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.

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LITTLE BLACK HAT

July 26 - July 27
Deanna Gibbons Millinery, 1364 Florida Street
San Fransisco, CA 94110 United States
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"Make a hand blocked felt or straw hat" This workshop will be a fast moving two-day introduction to the world of millinery.  Students will learn to hand block a mini to medium size self-trimmed hat and how to manipulate the materials using blocking, draping, cutting and wiring techniques.

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Fantastic Felt & Nuno Felt Hats

July 27 - July 29
Glenna Combs, Sycamore Hollow, 105 Jerry's Road
Manchester, KY 40962 United States
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Instructor: Dawn Edwards

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A Hat in a Day – The Joy of Jinsin Workshop

July 28
Judith M, 104 S Detroit Street
LaGrange, IN 46761 United States
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What are those incredible fabrics used in show stopping hats? In this one-day workshop, instructor Laura Whitlock will guide students as we learn to work with Jinsin, Pinokpok and Silk Abaca to craft one-of-a-kind draped hats. We will discover how to let these materials guide us through the process of pleating, twisting and folding to create unique silhouettes in order to complete a hat by day’s end. This class is designed for students with some sewing skills. Ms. Whitlock will aid…

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STRAW DRAPING

July 28 - July 29
Deanna Gibbons Millinery, 1364 Florida Street
San Fransisco, CA 94110 United States
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"Make the free-form straw hat of your dreams" Learn free-form draping and hand sewing skills needed to create a draped 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 from parisisal straw.

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Racello Delights!

July 29
Jane Stoddart, 12 Macleay Street
Potts Point, Sydney, NSW 2011 Australia
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Racello Braid Bow Bandeau or Turban Discover the delights of luscious glossy Racello braid as we weave together colours and forms to create some striking headwear! Choose between a Delpozo inspired Bow bandeau or turban or possibly a bit of both! We will experiment! Add stripes or blocks of colour! Class available 10am-4pm Sunday 29 July 2018. Cost $180 per student.

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Millinery Intensive

July 30 - August 10
London College of Fashion, 20 John Prince's Street
London, W1G 0BJ United Kingdom
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30/07/2018 – 10/08/2018 10 days, 10.00-16.30 £1095   This two week intensive millinery course has been designed to cover all the key elements of 'Introduction to Millinery' and 'Millinery 2'. The course will introduce the technical skills needed for blocking and shaping straw and felt. It will also allow you to develop your understanding of design, proportion, balance and the application of colour: taking your basic millinery knowledge a stage further. Bookings: http://www.arts.ac.uk/fashion/courses/short-courses/millinery-courses/millinery-intensive-course/?utm_source=Hatcourses&utm_medium=Email&utm_campaign=HatcoursesSpring18

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August 2018

Jinsin / Buntal with Catherine Ellen

August 6 - August 10
Tracy Chaplin, Route de Martres
Alan, 31420 France
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Prize winning Australian milliner Catherine Ellen will share her knowledge and experience and give you the skills and techniques to achieve the winning combination. Five full days to immerse yourself in the tricks, tips and techniques for using Jinsin/Buntal in your millinery. You will learn how to cut, twist, bend, shape, pleat, fold etc. You will find out what you can't do. You will make headbands and bases, brims and trims with the Jinsin/Buntal as well as additional skills in…

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Leather & Lace Hats Workshop

August 9 - August 11
Judith M, 104 S Detroit Street
LaGrange, IN 46761 United States
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This three-day class will combine two of contemporary millinery’s most exciting materials. Instructor Laura Whitlock will guide students through a variety of methods including blocked leather, lace overlays andstiffened lace trims. Day One: We'll begin with the basics of seclecting and handling leather speciafically for millinery use. Next, students will learn how to block leather through the process of creating a button or pillbox shape on a small block or found object. We will also explore using leather under lace. Day…

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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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Everything Sinamay!

August 11 - August 12
Jane Stoddart, 12 Macleay Street
Potts Point, Sydney, NSW 2011 Australia
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Introduction to Sinamay *Great for Beginners* My classic beginners class! You will learn ALL the millinery basics, including blocking, wiring, finishing, a simple trim. Block and trim (decorate) a small hat to take home! Or attempt a bigger, more complex shape, and trim the next day! Class available 10am-4pm Saturday 11 August 2018. Cost $180 per student (or $320 for both days). Sinamay Headpieces and Trims! (suitable for beginners) Learn clever tricks and techniques for manipulating sinamay into some beautifully…

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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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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... Bookings: http://www.arts.ac.uk/fashion/courses/short-courses/millinery-courses/millinery-course-blocks/?utm_source=Hatcourses&utm_medium=Email&utm_campaign=HatcoursesSpring18

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A Hat in a Day – Fascinating Horsehair

August 18
Judith M, 104 S Detroit Street
LaGrange, IN 46761 United States
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Horsehair, or crin, is one of millinery’s most versatile materials. Available in a wide variety of colors and styles, it lends itself to the creation of whimsical shapes and styles. In this one-day workshop, instructor Laura Whitlock will show students a numbers of techniques for crafting fascinators or small hats from horsehair including gathering, wiring and distressing. By the end of the day, we will have completed and adorable hat for your next special occasion. Tutor: Laura Whitlock

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Designing for Millinery with ANN SHOEBRIDGE!!

August 19
Jane Stoddart, 12 Macleay Street
Potts Point, Sydney, NSW 2011 Australia
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Join the uber talented and dynamic Ann Shoebridge as she shares her secrets to developing novel and original design ideas! Ann’s quirky and thoroughly modern millinery pieces are stocked by Myer and Alannah Hill and worn by the likes of Jen Hawkins! Create a special millinery design project with some unusual materials 😉 Class available 10am-5pm Sunday 19 August 2018. Cost $220 per student.

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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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5 Day Millinery Masterclass with Maor Zabar

September 3 - September 7
Tracy Chaplin, Route de Martres
Alan, 31420 France
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Workshop skill level: Beginners and advanced (all must have sewing skills) The Tutor: The workshop will be led by Maor Zabar who will be flying over from his base in Israel especially to bring his knowledge and love of hats to South-West France. Maor is the grandson of a tailor. He has updated his grandfather’s flare and tailoring skills to create hats for dance, theatre and opera for the modern age. As well as teaching, he runs a thriving hat…

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