Tag Archives: flower making

Flower making with Bridget Bailey

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 […]

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 […]

Virtual Sculpted Crin & Lily

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.

Virtual Leather Rose Vine

Online Class with Jenny Roberts This course is aimed at: Those who want to expand their trimming knowledge to leather roses, buds and leaves.  This course is suitable for all levels The course will involve: Preparing the leather ready to mould into shapes. How to manipulate the leather into petals and leaves. How to put petals […]

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.

Virtual Leather Orchid Vine

Online Class with Jenny Roberts This hands-on workshop takes you through step by step how to create all the elements in this beautiful beaded comb. It is advised to complete the beaded hair vine course if you don’t have any prior experience of beading with wire.

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 […]

Virtual Leather Orchid Vine

Online Class with Jenny Roberts This course is aimed at: Those who want to expand their trimming knowledge to leather roses, buds and leaves.  This course is suitable for all levels The course will involve: Preparing the leather ready to mould into shapes. How to manipulate the leather into petals and leaves. How to put petals […]