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January 2020

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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Beginner’s Felt Hats

January 18 - February 14
The Millinery Studio, Radiant Works, Back Union Street
Huddersfield, HD1 6AL United Kingdom
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Saturday 18th January for 4 weeks Saturday mornings 10.00am – 12.30pm 4 week millinery class. Make a felt hat Suitable for all skill levels - materials and equipment will be provided. £95 tuition fee Places on this course are strictly limited to a maximum of 8 Please note Radiant Works is an old building and access to the studio is up one flight of stairs.

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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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Parisisal Straw Explored

January 21 - January 22
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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Wool Felt Pillbox Hat (2 days)

January 23 - January 24
Jenny Roberts Millinery, Cold Bath Place
Harrogate, North Yorkshire HG2 0PQ United Kingdom
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£195 (inc all materials) – Level: Intermediate This course is aimed at: Those wanting to understand felt and its application in creating an Auturn/Winter Pillbox. The course will involve: Blocking a small felt hat using the traditional methods of hand blocking with pins and steam. Learning how to wire and line the inside with a petersham edging . Creating various trims including felt; feathers, felt flowers, crinoline, bias strips, felt leaves, quills, felt or fabric bows. An understanding of design, proportion,…

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Metallic Foil in Millinery

January 24
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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By-Request Weekend

January 25 - January 26
Deanna Gibbons Millinery, 1364 Florida Street
San Fransisco, CA 94110 United States
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“The first to sign up chooses the class!” Be the first to sign up and create a special workshop suited to your interests. Look at past workshops and let me know what type of hat making you are interested in. Once we finalize the details, I will send out another workshop announcement to the student list or if you have a group of friends, 6 students maximum can sign up and join. Workshop space is usually limited to 4 students unless other arrangements are made

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Buntal Mats Techniques Workshop

January 27
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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2-day Felt Hat

January 27 - January 28
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

January 28
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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SILK PAINTED FLOWERS

January 29 - January 30
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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Metallic Foil in Millinery

January 31
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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February 2020

Straw Fedora and Boater

February 1 - February 2
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 straw hat into a classic fedora or boater shape using a 2 part hat block and customizing the hat with the hand draping method. Exploring many options for traditional trimming, students will learn to finish their hat with grosgrain ribbon and a variety of sewing techniques.

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