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More Millinery Perfection with Dillon Wallwork

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 […]

Virtual Advanced Crown & Brim Hat Blocking

Tutor: Jenny Roberts This course is aimed at: Those who want to learn the couture techniques involved in creating a sinamay crown and brim hat.  This is an advance course and would only be suitable for a milliner who has had a lot of blocking perchers experience.

LONDON HAT WEEK

Visit London and connect with milliners and hat lovers from around the world to learn, shop and socialise in this annual event! See the full schedule here

More Millinery Perfection with Dillon Wallwork

Haute-couture milliner Dillon Wallwork returns to Chateau Dumas again in 2020 for the eleventh year in a row.  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 […]

Advanced Crown & Brim Hat Blocking

Advanced Crown & Brim Hat Blocking This course is aimed at: Those who want to learn the couture techniques involved in creating a sinamay crown and brim hat. The course will involve: Learning how to block a crown and brim using traditional techniques of steaming and pinning over a vast choice of wooden blocks. Practical […]

MILLINERY ORIGAMI …

Apply the traditional art of Origami to your millinery know-how and under Lina’s guidance learn to block, fold and sculpt the most amazing hats of defined lines and structure using buckram, fabric and innovative pleating techniques! Topics Covered  You will learn to block and cover your foundations simultaneously, then move onto pleating wonders!  […]

WIRE WORK, CRINOLINE AND COUTURE LACES – SEDUCTION BY DAY,SEDUCTION BY NIGHT

Dive into 19th Century Millinery techniques and create a light and airy hat using Millinery wire, Crinoline and Guipure laces. The hat can be of a vintage design or very modern. It can be large or small, exotic or classical. It will have the appearance of the night sky as you fly through it with […]

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CRINOLATION – BRINGING CRINOLINE TO LIFE

This is a great follow –on from MILLINERY ORIGAMI! Create brilliant crinoline headwear that is animated with texture and colour. Let Lina Stein personally share with you her internationally acclaimed technique taking the much loved millinery material CRINOLINE and fashioning it into and eye-catching brim that will be unique to you. Topics Covered  Lina […]

DIAGONAL SINAMAY DELIGHT – SINAMAY CROWN WITH BIAS BASKET-WEAVE BRIM

In this 2 day workshop, you will learn the ultimate properties of Bias Cut Sinamay and parisisal straws and how far it can take you. In addition to learning about and blocking the tall crown with Sinamay on the bias, you will learn every step of creating a light and airy Bias-cut brim on one […]

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Advanced Crown & Brim Hat Blocking

Advanced Crown & Brim Hat Blocking This course is aimed at: Those who want to learn the couture techniques involved in creating a sinamay crown and brim hat. The course will involve: Learning how to block a crown and brim using traditional techniques of steaming and pinning over a vast choice of wooden blocks. Practical […]