Our School of Millinery offers tuition in all aspects of millinery from our Harrogate based design studio and showroom. Our tutors have over 20 years of millinery and fashion design experience. We teach to the highest standard for hobby or professional milliners and cater for all abilities and will advise you on the best course to suit you.
Our showroom has over 300 hats, which offer inspiration and examples of couture millinery techniques to our students. We tutor to small groups to ensure individual tuition. Classes take place in our working studio and all necessary equipment is provided.
We offer a variety of classes, including millinery tasters. 2 day introduction to Millinery, blocking and trim courses and couture skill courses and also offer one-to-one courses for those wanting to study a particular technique on a chosen day.
Our working studio is equipped with over 150 blocks, 5 steamers, several sewing and overlocking machines, flower making presses and a variety of other tools. We have a large stock room of sinamay, straws, ribbons, leathers, felts, foundation fabrics, feathers, veiling, crin, and other fabrics enabling a full choice of colours for our students to choose from.
Current courses on offer:
Millinery and flower taster
Beginners Millinery / Sinamay Pillbox Hat
Introduction to Feather Techniques
Advanced Feather Techniques
Silk and Fabric Flower Making
Fur Felt Winter Trilby
Wool Felt Pillbox Hat
Vintage Style Headpiece
Fabric Pillbox Hat
Leather Pillbox and Flower Techiques
Parisisal Straw Explored
Jinsin & Silk Albaca Explored
Advanced Crown and Brim Hat Blocking
Bias Split and Veiling Brim Techniques
Advanced Open Blocking
For more information or details of other courses please contact Jenny on 01423 816511 or email: Jenny@jrmillinery.co.uk