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March 2020

Parisisal Straw Explored

March 19 - March 20
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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Metallic Foil in Millinery

March 20
elena shvab, 401 1/2 Wandsworth Rd
London, SW8 2JP United Kingdom
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A combination of traditional couture millinery and experimental trimming techniques, this workshop brings a new creative approach in hat decoration. Elena Shvab will teach you how to manipulate decorative metallic foil in order to create a standout couture hat decors and trimmings that can be mounted onto your fedora, trilby, headband, comb, etc. During this one day workshop, you will be guided through different creative ways od foil application and learn how to decorate a variety of surfaces such as…

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Leather flower taster class

March 21
East Village Hats, 80 E 7th st
East Village, NY 10003 United States
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WITH GALINA KOFOD Participants will go through all the stages of the process of creating flowers from the leather. This will include the preparation of materials, making patterns, assembling and finishing techniques. Students will get familiar with how to work with Japanese style flower making tools. The students will learn in detail how to make a beautiful realistic looking orchid from leather. At the end of class, everybody will have a ready to wear leather orchid. Students can choose from…

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Leather Flower Masterclass

March 22
East Village Hats, 80 E 7th st
East Village, NY 10003 United States
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WITH GALINA KOFOD Participants will go through all the stages of the process of creating flowers from leather. This will include the preparation of materials, making patterns, assembling and finishing techniques. Students will learn how to work with a wide range of Japanese style flower making tools. The students will learn in detail how to make a beautiful realistic looking flower from leather. They will learn to modify existing patterns and design their own flowers. Depending on their progress, students…

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SILK PAINTED FLOWERS

March 23 - March 24
Jenny Roberts Millinery, Cold Bath Place
Harrogate, North Yorkshire HG2 0PQ United Kingdom
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NEW Silk Painted Flowers (2 day) –  £195 (inc all materials) – Level: All To see more photos of our students work on this course, please link to the following facebook page https://www.facebook.com/pg/jrmillineryschool/photos/?tab=album&album_id=410456932973786 This course is aimed at: Those wanting to take their flower making to the next level by learning how to paint silk for petals and leaves using a variety of techniques. The course will involve: Cutting. Painting and shaping silk into life like rose petals and leaves Assembling techniques…

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Japanese Silk Flower Masterclass

March 23
East Village Hats, 80 E 7th st
East Village, NY 10003 United States
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WITH GALINA KOFOD In this workshop, students will learn a famous Japanese flower making technique known as Somebana. The flowers make using this technique look much more realistic than flowers made with the traditional French flower making technique. Participants will go through all the stages of the process of creating flowers from the silk. This will include preparation of the silk, making patterns, dying silk, assembling and finishing techniques. They will learn to work with a wide range of Japanese…

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2-day Felt Hat

March 23 - March 24
elena shvab, 401 1/2 Wandsworth Rd
London, SW8 2JP United Kingdom
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On this two-day Felt Hat course, you will learn how to block, shape and manipulate wool felt. You can choose to block a brimmed hat such as Fedora or Trilby or you can choose to block a smaller hat such as a pillbox, beret or fascinator. You will also learn how to wire a hat to ensure it holds its shape, how to curve a Petersham ribbon and invisibly stitch into your hat. After blocking a hat you will proceed…

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LEATHER ORCHIDS AND HEADBAND WITH BIRD CAGE VEIL

March 25
Jenny Roberts Millinery, Cold Bath Place
Harrogate, North Yorkshire HG2 0PQ United Kingdom
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NEW Leather Orchids and Healdbands with birdcage veil  (1 day) -£130 (inc all materials) – Level: Advanced To see more photos of our students work on this course, please link to the following facebook https://www.facebook.com/pg/jrmillineryschool/photos/?tab=album&album_id=329015184451295 This course is aimed at: Those wanting to explore a further flower technique and different foundation for a flat leather covered hairband. Students needs to have completed the silk and fabric flower making course The course will involve: Learning how to create a flat wide headband in leathers Creation of orchid…

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Fabric Flower Making

March 25
Judy Bentinck, Studio E2H, Cockpit Arts, Northington Street
London, WC1N 2NP United Kingdom
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Tutor: Judy Bentinck

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Buntal Mats Techniques Workshop

March 26
Jenny Roberts Millinery, Cold Bath Place
Harrogate, North Yorkshire HG2 0PQ United Kingdom
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This course is aimed at: Those wanting to explore this innovative material and push the boundaries of its capabilities to create a truly unique design. The course will involve: Learning how to block a buntal matt How to create a buntal brim How to edge a buntal brim How to create a gathered headpiece from your buntal mat You will leave with: Knowledge to create more designs using buntal mats

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JACKIE-O-PILL BOXES – SUMMER FASCINATORS & TRIMMINGS

March 26
Lina Stein Westport, Co Mayo Ireland + Google Map

Make the ultimate and fashionable Jackie-O Pill box using sinamay during this one day workshop. This class is perfect for beginners hungry to ‘get hatting’ and to make something beautiful they can wear. Let Lina Stein show you the basics of sinamay hat making: blocking, wiring, making felt trimmings and finishing the inside to perfection. Suitable for BEGINNERS/INTERMEDIATE AND ADVANCED

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Flower Artistry

March 26 - March 27
North Carolina United States + Google Map

With Galina Kofod Students will go through all the stages of creating flowers from the silk and leather. This will include the preparation of materials, dying them, making patterns, assembling and finishing techniques. In this workshop the students will have the opportunity to learn a famous Japanese flower making technique, Somebana. This enables the students to individualise each and every flower. The flowers made using this technique look much more realistic than flowers made with traditional flower making techniques. Based…

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Metallic Foil in Millinery

March 27
elena shvab, 401 1/2 Wandsworth Rd
London, SW8 2JP United Kingdom
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A combination of traditional couture millinery and experimental trimming techniques, this workshop brings a new creative approach in hat decoration. Elena Shvab will teach you how to manipulate decorative metallic foil in order to create a standout couture hat decors and trimmings that can be mounted onto your fedora, trilby, headband, comb, etc. During this one day workshop, you will be guided through different creative ways od foil application and learn how to decorate a variety of surfaces such as…

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CRINOLATION – BRINGING CRINOLINE TO LIFE

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

This is a great follow –on from MILLINERY ORIGAMI! Create brilliant crinoline headwear that is animated with texture and colour. Let Lina Stein personally share with you her internationally acclaimed technique taking the much loved millinery material CRINOLINE and fashioning it into and eye-catching brim that will be unique to you. Topics Covered  Lina shares her special techniques that will create a crinoline brim with added texture and colour  Learn how to make a pattern/take measurements for your…

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Feather Rose Headpiece with Ian Bennett

March 30 - March 31
Cotswold School of Arts & Crafts Chipping Campden, + Google Map

We are so excited to welcome Ian Bennett to The Cotswolds School of Arts and Crafts. This two day workshop will see you curling, cutting and shaping feathers to create the most beautiful cabbge roses.  Ian will teach you the skills necessary to bring these incredible creations to life. You will also learn how to create your own wire headband with prongs on which to place your flowers in order to create a fabulous headpiece that is sure to wow!…

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2-day Felt Hat

March 30 - March 31
elena shvab, 401 1/2 Wandsworth Rd
London, SW8 2JP United Kingdom
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On this two-day Felt Hat course, you will learn how to block, shape and manipulate wool felt. You can choose to block a brimmed hat such as Fedora or Trilby or you can choose to block a smaller hat such as a pillbox, beret or fascinator. You will also learn how to wire a hat to ensure it holds its shape, how to curve a Petersham ribbon and invisibly stitch into your hat. After blocking a hat you will proceed…

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April 2020

Versatile Wire Frames Workshop

April 2 - April 4
Judith M, 104 S Detroit Street
LaGrange, IN 46761 United States
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The creation of wireframes may be the most versatile of all millinery techniques.  Crafted of millinery wire covered with fabric or wrapped with a variety of materials, they can be the basis of everything from traditional transparent hats to avant-garde masterpieces.  Wire cutters, pliers and basic sewing notions are the only tools needed to create these wide-ranging chapeaux! In this three-day workshop, milliner Laura Whitlock will guide students through the process of creating, covering and finishing one wire-frame hat. Students…

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Metallic Foil in Millinery

April 3
elena shvab, 401 1/2 Wandsworth Rd
London, SW8 2JP United Kingdom
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A combination of traditional couture millinery and experimental trimming techniques, this workshop brings a new creative approach in hat decoration. Elena Shvab will teach you how to manipulate decorative metallic foil in order to create a standout couture hat decors and trimmings that can be mounted onto your fedora, trilby, headband, comb, etc. During this one day workshop, you will be guided through different creative ways od foil application and learn how to decorate a variety of surfaces such as…

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VINTAGE STYLED COCKTAIL HATS AND COUTURE SILK FLOWER-MAKING – WORKING WITH BUCKRAM AND FABRIC

April 4 - April 5
Lina Stein Westport, Co Mayo Ireland + Google Map

Ideal for those of you already skilled in making hats and headpieces, this workshop will guide you through the process of blocking a simple yet very fashionable “Vintage styled Cocktail hat” and covering it flawlessly with a fabric. Then, under Lina guidance begin 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 16 Hours of tuition Buckram…

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Leather & Silk Flowers

April 4 - April 5
Textile Study Guild of San Diego San Diego, CA United States

Tutor: Galina Kofod Students will go through all the stages of creating flowers from silk and leather. This will include the preparation of materials, dying them, making patterns, assembling and finishing techniques. In this workshop, the students will have the opportunity to learn a famous Japanese flower making technique, Somebana. This enables the students to individualize each and every flower. The flowers made using this technique look much more realistic than flowers made with traditional flower making techniques. Based on the  Japanese silk flower making…

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