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3 DAY COUTURE BRIDAL MILLINERY RETREAT – DELICATE BRIDAL HEADWEAR

Advance your millinery skills to a higher level and discover the joys of bridal headwear. In the 3 days you shall start and complete 3 different styles of bridal millinery- from basic silk covered head dresses, to feathered/flowered and laced wire-crowns, to veiling and crinoline. Even silk flower making is featured. Lina Stein will share […]

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COUTURE FABRIC COVERED PERCHER HATS AND SILK FLOWER-MAKING – WORKING WITH BUCKRAM AND FABRIC

Ideal for those of you already skilled in making hats and headpieces using Sinamay, this workshop will guide you through the process of blocking a simple yet very fashionable “BUTTON HAT” or “ BI-BI’S”, covering it flawlessly with a fabric, creating a complimentary silk flower and finally learning the variety of ideal ways to fix […]

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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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MASTERPIECES OF MILLINERY FUSION – COUTURE MILLINERY AT ITS FINEST

This 4 day Masterclass is suitable to those with intermediate/advanced skills who wish to learn the technique of fusing 3-4 areas of millinery in one show stopping creation and one unique wire-framed headpiece. Challenge your mind and join in as Lina takes you on a journey into the nearly architectural side of hat making! Suitable […]

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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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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!  […]

ROCK YOUR BLOCKS – BLOCK MAKING USING MODELLING CLAY AND BUCKRAM

Join the many a milliner around the world who has taken the pleasure in learning the Lina Stein Block making technique. Using Clay, your hands and a basic wooden hat block, you will learn how to put an idea into 3-D and lovingly create 2 new blocks that you will be able to use at […]

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SPECIAL 3/5 DAY COUTURE MILLINERY RETREAT… AN INTENSE MILLINERY INRODUCTION!

Are you are interested in Millinery as a profession or simply want to completely immerse yourself in the world of hats? Then this intense 3/5 Day Workshop is for you! 2/3 areas of millinery are covered in detail. Your rollercoaster ride into the HAT world will take off with making a SINAMAY HEAD PIECE then […]

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FELT HATS FOR BEGINNERS – MAKE A CLOCHE OR TRILBY OR FEDORA HAT USING FUR FELT

Make a warm/stylish fur-felt hat using high quality felt and age-old millinery methods that will be demonstrated by Lina Choose from her vast and varied collection of wooden shapes (Blocks) Trim and finish to your own style. Topics Covered  working with millinery felt  blocking the hats over wooden blocks, stiffening  working 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 […]