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December 2019

Velvet Rose

December 13, 2019 - December 15, 2019
West Dean College West Dean, PO18 0QZ United Kingdom + Google Map

Tutor: Anne Tomlin Learn how to make couture 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 you to the art of 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…

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Metallic Foil in Millinery

December 13, 2019
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 Millinery Workshop

December 16, 2019 - December 20, 2019
Central Saint Martins, Granary Building, 1 Granary Square
Kings Cross, London N1C 4AAUK United Kingdom
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Tutor: Judy Bentinck

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2-day Felt Hat

December 16, 2019 - December 17, 2019
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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Metallic Foil in Millinery

December 20, 2019
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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2-day Felt Hat

December 26, 2019 - December 27, 2019
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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Metallic Foil in Millinery

December 27, 2019
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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2-day Felt Hat

December 30, 2019 - December 31, 2019
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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January 2020

Metallic Foil in Millinery

January 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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Felt Fedora

January 4 - January 5
MilliStarr Austin, TX United States + Google Map

In this seven hour class, you will learn how to make a classic fedora, working with a dress weight fur felt and using millinery blocking techniques. Students will use a steamer and iron to shape the fur felt hat body over a domed crown block then press a flat brim. 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 dress…

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2-day Felt Hat

January 6 - January 7
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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Metallic Foil in Millinery

January 10
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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FELT DRAPING

January 11 - January 12
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" Learn free-form draping and hand sewing skills needed to create a soft draped felt 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.

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2-day Felt Hat

January 13 - January 14
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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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) 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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3 Day Millinery Workshop

January 17 - January 19
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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Metallic Foil in Millinery

January 17
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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Fedora and Bowler

January 18 - January 19
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 trimming, students will learn to finish their hat with grosgrain ribbon and a variety of techniques.

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Velour Felt & Vintage Puzzle Blocks

January 18 - January 19
MilliStarr Austin, TX United States + Google Map

In this nine hour, 2 day class, you will learn how to make a beautiful velour felt vintage-style hat, working with wooden puzzle blocks from my personal collection. Students will use a steamer and ropes to shape the hat body over a carved form that is specially designed to separate into 4-5 sections for removal of the blocked material. Most of my puzzle blocks date to the 1940's and 1950's and result in berets, toques, stingy-brim boaters, and cocktail hats. The class fee of…

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2-day Felt Hat

January 20 - January 21
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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