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Autumn Leaves and Berries

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 […]

Lily of the Valley

In this workshop you will learn how to use this ingenious little brass tool to make lily of the valley. We’ll look at choices of silk, how to stiffen it, how to bond layers and understand the precision of making this flower. Price includes a lovely home-made lunch and wine.

A Stem of Sweet Peas

Discover the art of millinery silk flower making and experiment with a range 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 further and make unique flowers. Throughout the day all the different stages will be demonstrated and at […]

A quintessential English Silk Rose

Disover the art of millinery silk flower making and experiment with a range 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 further and find your own personal way of creating flowers to make a silk rose. The course […]

3D Botanicals with Anne Tomlin

Saturday 14 March 2020, 11am-5pm, £195 (price includes materials, lunch and refreshments) Location: The Artworker’s Guild, 6 Queen Square, Holborn, London WC1N 3AT Hosted by Anne Tomlin Anne is a milliner and 3D botanical artist inspired by the Sussex countryside around where she lives. She studied textiles at Farnham, graduating with a first-class degree in 1983, followed by […]

Leather and Silk Flower Headpiece

Tutor: Anne Tomlin The aim of this course is to experiment with different techniques of couture 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 your own personal way of creating flowers […]

Velvet Rose

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 […]

Silk Lilies

Tutor: Anne Tomlin Learn to make couture millinery lilies. You will experiment with traditional French and Japanese heated tools to manipulate the fabric and shape the petals, create authentic colours with dyes, make stamens, bond silk layers, disguise wire and bind stems. Study the construction of your flowers by observation and drawing.