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November 2018

MAKE A BAKER BOY HAT, PEAKED CAP OR BERET

November 17, 2018 - November 24, 2018
Morley college, 61 Westminster Bridge Road
London, SE1 7HT United Kingdom
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17 & 24 November What you will learn On this 2 day course you will go home with, not only a stylish and contemporary hat but the skills to develop your own patterns and variations on these classic styles. Learn the construction methods required to produce a professionally finished baker boy hat, peaked cap or beret. Working with provided patterns you will learn how to combine fabric and interlinings to create a soft hat and gain skills and knowledge that can be…

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Sinamay Pillbox Hat

November 17, 2018 - November 18, 2018
Jenny Roberts Millinery, Cold Bath Place
Harrogate, North Yorkshire HG2 0PQ United Kingdom
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Beginners Millinery/Sinamay Pillbox Hat (2 days)  £195 inc all materials This course is aimed at: Beginners who want to learn the art of blocking and trimming cocktails hats. The course will involve: A comprehensive overview of millinery materials, techniques and styles. Practical application of blocking a pillbox percher on a wooden block. A series of sinamay trims will then be demonstrated and practiced including bows, fans, bias loops, veils, ruches, roses, lilies and free form shapes. Time spent exploring techniques…

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Vintage Style Headpiece (2 day)

November 19, 2018 - November 20, 2018
Jenny Roberts Millinery, Cold Bath Place
Harrogate, North Yorkshire HG2 0PQ United Kingdom
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£195 (inc all materials) – Level: All

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Silk & Fabric Flower Making

November 22, 2018 - November 23, 2018
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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Silk and Fabric Flower Making (2 day)

November 22, 2018 - November 23, 2018
Jenny Roberts Millinery, Cold Bath Place
Harrogate, North Yorkshire HG2 0PQ United Kingdom
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£195 (inc all materials) – Level: All

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EVERYTHING SILK ABACA!

November 24, 2018 - November 25, 2018
Jane Stoddart, 12 Macleay Street
Potts Point, Sydney, NSW 2011 Australia
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4 November. Blocked Silk Abaca Base with Sculpted Trim 25 November. Make A Silk Abaca Headpiece! Flowers Bows and Turban Wraps

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December 2018

Millinery Taster Course

December 1, 2018
Yolande Fret-Howells Pontarddulais, 1 St. Teilo Street
Pontarddulais, Swansea SA4 8TH United Kingdom
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Millinery Introduction /Fascinator making

December 8, 2018
Yolande Fret-Howells Pontarddulais, 1 St. Teilo Street
Pontarddulais, Swansea SA4 8TH United Kingdom
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Velvet Rose

December 14, 2018 - December 16, 2018
West Dean College West Dean, PO18 0QZ United Kingdom + Google Map

Tutor: Anne Tomlin Learn how to make couture millinery silk and velvet roses using silk velvet and silk. Learn about the construction of flowers through observation and drawing. Each process will be demonstrated with samples. The aim of this course is to introduce students to the art of millinery silk flower making using a mixture of traditional French and Japanese somebana heated tools. You will gain skills that you can use after the course has ended to explore the craft and find your…

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Beginning Hat Blocking with Felt and Straw

December 15, 2018 - December 16, 2018
Jeanne Bjorn Tucson, AZ United States + Google Map

MILLINERY CLASS:  Beginning Hat Blocking with Felt and Straw December 15 & 16:  9am – 4pm $340 All supplies included in class fee

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January 2019

Freeform Sinamay Hat Day

January 10
Judy Bentinck, Studio E2Q, Cockpit Arts, Northington Street
London, WC1N 2NP United Kingdom
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Felt Fedora

January 11 - January 12
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. Register today!

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Millinery Taster

January 11
Jenny Roberts Millinery, Cold Bath Place
Harrogate, North Yorkshire HG2 0PQ United Kingdom
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(1 day)  £100 (inc all materials) – Level: Beginners Tutor: Jenny Roberts This course is aimed at: Those who are new to millinery and want to acquire a basic understanding. The course will involve: An overview of millinery materials, techniques and styles. Tuition in creating basic sinamay trims including loops, swirls, bows, fans and folds. Creating a design using your new skills and finishing your design with elastic, band or comb. (You will be given a sinamay base in which…

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Leather Pillbox and Flower Techniques

January 12 - January 13
Jenny Roberts Millinery, Cold Bath Place
Harrogate, North Yorkshire HG2 0PQ United Kingdom
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Leather Pillbox and Flower Techniques (2 day) £225 inc all materials This course is aimed at: Those who have experience in straw, felt and sinamay and who want to expand their blocking and trimming knowledge to leather. This is an advanced course and prior experience of millinery is essential . The course will involve: Using a new foundation material called Fosshape to block the foundation for your pillbox shape and wire it so it is durable. Blocking a leather of…

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Introduction to Feather Techniques

January 15
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 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 capabilities…

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Advanced Feather Techniques

January 16
Jenny Roberts Millinery, Cold Bath Place
Harrogate, North Yorkshire HG2 0PQ United Kingdom
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Advanced Feather Techniques (1 day) £100 inc all materials 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…

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Felt or Straw Hat making Workshop

January 16
Louise Pocock, High Street
Chipping Camden, Cotswolds GL55 6AG United Kingdom
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Tutor: Louise Pocock

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Fabric Pillbox Hat

January 17 - January 18
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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Fabulous Fascinator Day

January 17
Judy Bentinck, Studio E2Q, Cockpit Arts, Northington Street
London, WC1N 2NP United Kingdom
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Hat / Fascinator

January 18 - January 20
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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