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October 2020

Fabulous Felt

October 22 - October 24
Judith M, 104 S Detroit Street
LaGrange, IN 46761 United States
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Blocking felt is a fundamental millinery skill, but the wonders of this material don’t end there. Felt can be used to create trims, textures and intricate details in order to make hats that are far from the ordinary. In this three-day class, instructor Laura Whitlock will guide students through the wide range of possibilities in felt. We’ll begin by blocking several shapes. Next, students will explore cutout patterns, inset designs and integrated trims which create details within the body of…

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Felt Workshop

October 22 - October 23
Elena Shvab, Hotel Elephant, 23 Harper Road
London, SE1 6AW 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 brim hat such as Fedora or Trilby or you can chose 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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FELT SWIRLED DELIGHTS – WINTER FASCINATORS

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

This is the perfect opportunity to learn more about working with millinery felt and all its hidden possibilities. Simultaneously combining techniques such as blocking and the refined art of Hand moulding, you will dive into the world of soft, steamy and voluptuous felt and create a timeless swirled Beret/button hat which will be finished with a satin lining, so good you could eat it! 8 hours tuition 1 wool felt cone Specialised notes Lunch/refreshments Certificate Topics Covered  You will…

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Straw Workshop

October 26 - October 27
Elena Shvab, Hotel Elephant, 23 Harper Road
London, SE1 6AW United Kingdom
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On this two-day Straw Hat course you will learn how to block, shape and manipulate sinamay straw. You can choose to block a brim hat such as Fedora or Trilby or you can chose 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 onto learning trimming and…

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Felt Workshop

October 29 - October 30
Elena Shvab, Hotel Elephant, 23 Harper Road
London, SE1 6AW 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 brim hat such as Fedora or Trilby or you can chose 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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November 2020

Virtual Vintage Style Headpiece

November 2 - November 3
Jenny Roberts Millinery, Cold Bath Place
Harrogate, North Yorkshire HG2 0PQ United Kingdom

Tutor: Jenny Roberts This course is aimed at: Those who are interested in vintage inspired materials. Also those who want to incorporate lace, veiling and beadwork onto their designs to give a vintage or bridal inspired feel.

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Straw Workshop

November 2 - November 3
Elena Shvab, Hotel Elephant, 23 Harper Road
London, SE1 6AW United Kingdom
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On this two-day Straw Hat course you will learn how to block, shape and manipulate sinamay straw. You can choose to block a brim hat such as Fedora or Trilby or you can chose 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 onto learning trimming and…

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Virtual Sculpted Crin & Lily

November 4
Online Virtual Class

Online Class with Jenny Roberts This hands-on workshop furthers your understanding and manipulation of ‘Crin’ It is advised to do the ‘Introduction to Crin’ prior to this course if you don’t have previous experience with crin.

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Virtual Wool Felt Pillbox Hat (2 days)

November 5 - November 6
Jenny Roberts Millinery, Cold Bath Place
Harrogate, North Yorkshire HG2 0PQ United Kingdom

Tutor: Jenny Roberts This course is aimed at: Those wanting to understand felt and its application in creating an Auturn/Winter Pillbox.

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Felt Workshop

November 5 - November 6
Elena Shvab, Hotel Elephant, 23 Harper Road
London, SE1 6AW 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 brim hat such as Fedora or Trilby or you can chose 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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Straw Workshop

November 9 - November 10
Elena Shvab, Hotel Elephant, 23 Harper Road
London, SE1 6AW United Kingdom
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On this two-day Straw Hat course you will learn how to block, shape and manipulate sinamay straw. You can choose to block a brim hat such as Fedora or Trilby or you can chose 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 onto learning trimming and…

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Virtual Bias Brim Hat

November 11 - November 12
Jenny Roberts Millinery, Cold Bath Place
Harrogate, North Yorkshire HG2 0PQ United Kingdom

Tutor: Jenny Roberts This course is aimed at: Those wanting to explore a different brim technique. This is an advanced course and students need to have completed the crown and brim techniques course.

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Felt Workshop

November 12 - November 13
Elena Shvab, Hotel Elephant, 23 Harper Road
London, SE1 6AW 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 brim hat such as Fedora or Trilby or you can chose 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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Virtual Fabric Pleated Pillbox

November 14 @ 2:00 pm - November 15 @ 5:00 pm

Tutor: Jenny Roberts This course is aimed at: Those who want to expand their knowledge of millinery techniques and create headpieces using any fabrics.

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Leather Blocking & Flower Trim

November 23 - November 24

Tutor: Justine Bradley-Hill, The Studio 29 Green Lane Addingham West Yorkshire LS29 0JH 07962 177733 justine@justinebradley-hill.co.uk   The art of leather blocking and flower making two day workshop 9.30am -3.30pm In class £250 – 23rd & 24th November  

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December 2020

Autumn Leaves and Berries

December 4 - December 6
West Dean College West Dean, PO18 0QZ United Kingdom + Google Map

The course aim is to learn about millinery silk flower-making from observation of leaves and berries and to interpret them using silk, leather, paper clay, and wire. You will learn many techniques 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 develop your way of recreating not only leaves but flowers too. The course is suitable for all levels, and…

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July 2021

Flower making with Bridget Bailey

July 10, 2021 - July 17, 2021
Chateau Dumas, Chateau Dumas
Auty, 82220 France
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Dates: 10-17 July 2021 Teacher: BRIDGET BAILEY Location: CHATEAU DUMAS, Nr Toulouse, FRANCE Email:  enquiries@chateaudumas.net Website:  www.chateaudumas.net/workshop/106/ Bridget has an unsurpassed reputation for intriguing ideas and exquisite making and over the years she has developed a particular set of skills and techniques for working with silk, sinamay and straw. This workshop will focus on flower-making and you’ll learn some of the secrets behind Bridget’s extraordinary designs.  With endless good humour and enthusiasm, she'll show you how to manipulate materials to…

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More Millinery Perfection with Dillon Wallwork

July 10, 2021 - July 17, 2021
Chateau Dumas, Chateau Dumas
Auty, 82220 France
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Haute-couture milliner Dillon Wallwork returns to Chateau Dumas again in 2021.  With over 35 years’ experience in high-end model millinery, Dillon has a set of skills that make his classes essential for students wanting to improve their traditional skills. This 7-night workshop is aimed at competent milliners who are looking to take their skills to a more refined level. During the week Dillon will cover advanced techniques for blocking and creating a variety of foundations including Sparterie. Understanding how to…

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