Learn essential tips and techniques on how to work with this classic millinery material. Block a one piece design on a traditional wooden hat block(s), or you can attempt a two piece design if you’re coming both days. Boaters, cloches, berets and buttons… there are many options! Choose between luxurious fur felt, or practical wool. […]
A sinamay brim extension is a light and delicate way to extend or finish a brim. Learn this technique with Louise Macdonald to complete a parisisal straw hat with a brim. Suitable for intermediate or advanced millinery students.
Create a structured “Dior” style brimmed hat from a buntal mat without the use of blocks. When you first venture into the world of millinery, compiling a collection of good blocks happens over time. In the absence of an extensive block collection, the ability to make and create a diverse range of hat shapes is […]
WITH GALINA KOFOD Participants will go through all the stages of the process of creating a rose and a flower of your choice from the leather. This will include the preparation of materials, making patterns, dying materials, assembling and finishing techniques. During this class students will learn in detail how to make a beautiful realistic looking […]
2 March. Classic Blocked Felt Hat 3 March. Sculpted Felt, Felt Trims and Introduction to Inset Work.
WITH GALINA KOFOD At this leather flower workshop participants will go through all the stages of the process of creating flowers from the leather. This will include preparation of materials, making patterns, dying materials, assembling and finishing techniques. Students will learn how to work with a wide range of Japanese style flower making tools. Students […]
Sat 23 Feb: Classic Blocked Felt Hat Sun 24 Feb: Sculpted Felt, Felt Trims and Introduction to Inset Work
16 February. Feather Basics: Cutting, Curling, Dying, Making Trims and Mounts 17 February. Make a Feather Headpiece; Floating Feathers
Melbourne International Millinery Convention The 2019 Melbourne International Millinery Convention runs from Febuary 10-16 2019. To book workshops, please register at the website.
9 February. Blocking and Sculpting Leather 10 February. Headpiece of Leather Feathers and/or Other Wired Trims