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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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COUTURE FABRIC COVERED PERCHER HATS AND SILK FLOWER-MAKING – WORKING WITH BUCKRAM AND FABRIC

September 28 - September 29
Lina Stein Westport, Co Mayo Ireland + Google Map

Ideal for those of you already skilled in making hats and headpieces using Sinamay, this workshop will guide you through the process of blocking a simple yet very fashionable “BUTTON HAT” or “ BI-BI’S”, covering it flawlessly with a fabric, creating a complimentary silk flower and finally learning the variety of ideal ways to fix the small show-piece hat to the head (hat elastic, wire prongs, bandeau etc..) Suitable for beginners/ intermediate/advanced Topics Covered  Learning the art of shaping…

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DIAGONAL SINAMAY DELIGHT – SINAMAY CROWN WITH BIAS BASKET-WEAVE BRIM

September 28 - September 29
Lina Stein Westport, Co Mayo Ireland + Google Map

In this 2 day workshop, you will learn the ultimate properties of Bias Cut Sinamay and parisisal straws and how far it can take you. In addition to learning about and blocking the tall crown with Sinamay on the bias, you will learn every step of creating a light and airy Bias-cut brim on one of Lina’s brim-blocks that is then in turn added to the picture. Imagine a fashionable Top-hat crown with a basket weave brim…. All without any…

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October 2019

Fabric Pillbox Hat

October 1 - October 2
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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Parisisal Straw Explored

October 3 - October 4
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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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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3 DAY COUTURE BRIDAL MILLINERY RETREAT – DELICATE BRIDAL HEADWEAR

October 4 - October 6
Lina Stein Westport, Co Mayo Ireland + Google Map

Advance your millinery skills to a higher level and discover the joys of bridal headwear. In the 3 days you shall start and complete 3 different styles of bridal millinery- from basic silk covered head dresses, to feathered/flowered and laced wire-crowns, to veiling and crinoline. Even silk flower making is featured. Lina Stein will share her wealth of traditional millinery knowledge with you. Topics Covered  You will begin with learning how to block with the  foundation material BUCKRAM…

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Old technique: Organdy Headpieces

October 5 - October 6
Pierre & Pierre Millinery Supplies The Hague, Netherlands + Google Map

Tutor: Joke Velema

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Fur Felt Winter Fedora

October 6
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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Felt & Straw Blocking Workshops

October 7 - October 9
Wayne Wicherne – Seattle, 902 NW 48th
Seattle, WA United States
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Introduction to Feather Techniques

October 8
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) – Level: All 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…

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Advanced Feather Techniques

October 9
Jenny Roberts Millinery, Cold Bath Place
Harrogate, North Yorkshire HG2 0PQ United Kingdom
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Advanced Feather Techniques (1 day) This course is aimed at: This is a perfect course for those wanting to advance their feather knowledge having already attended the introduction or having had previous feather experience. The course will involve: Demonstrations showing different ways of dying and preparing feathers. Practical skills showing how to create a wired feather vine enabling you to create a variety of trims ready to use on your hats. The skills needed to create suspended feather pieces. Tuition on…

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Embellishments, trimmings and details

October 9
Judy Bentinck, Studio E2H, Cockpit Arts, Northington Street
London, WC1N 2NP United Kingdom
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Tutor: Judy Bentinck

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Silk & Fabric Flower Making

October 10 - October 11
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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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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