Tag Archives: jane stoddart

Working with Fabric

Explore old school couture techniques for covering a blocked base with glorious silks, satins, wools or cottons. Bring a challenging shape! We will work with pattern, add piping and all sorts of other tricks 😉 Don’t neglect the abundance of lovely dressmaking fabrics available… perfect for a timeless and trans-seasonal look. Explore the art of fabric […]

CrystoForm Flowers and Trims with Lindsay Whitehead

Have you been admiring all those beautiful transparent and hand coloured plastic flowers and trims popping up in Melbourne last season? Missed the Ian Bennett classes? Lindsay has worked extensively with Ian on Crystoform trims and is licensed to teach this class. You won’t want to miss this on trend technique and amazing new millinery […]

Leather Flowers with Stephanie Spencer

Stephanie has made a name for herself with her beautiful and unique leather flowers, employing techniques such as gilding and lacquering, creating beautiful roses, orchids, freesias and hydrangeas… meet this dynamic young Melbourne milliner and share her secrets!

Summery Straws & Beginners!

4 days of summer straw fun including 2 *EVENING* classes… DIY Summer Straw hat, Strawcloth Turban Wrap, Sculpted Buntal Straws, or learn all the millinery basics with versatile sinamay strawcloth in our ever popular *BEGINNERS* Introduction to Sinamay class…

Crin and Trim

This is the perfect course for beginners/intermediate students or those wanting to explore the use of crinoline within their designs and trims. On this course you will learn how to; • cover a base with crinoline • manipulate crinoline into different shapes. • distress crinoline to create different looks • Create trims including, roses, strips, […]

Crin and Trim

This is the perfect course for beginners/intermediate students or those wanting to explore the use of crinoline within their designs and trims. On this course you will learn how to; • cover a base with crinoline • manipulate crinoline into different shapes. • distress crinoline to create different looks • Create trims including, roses, strips, […]

Flower Taster Course

This course is for individuals who would like to learn the process of silk and fabric flower making. On this course: • You will learn how to stiffen different fabrics, create petal templates and be introduced to all the techniques used for making different types of flower petals. • You will also be shown different stamen and centres […]

Sinamay and Lace!

Combine sinamay and lace to create some beautiful and feminine dishes, discs, pillboxes and buttons, perfect for Spring racing!

Wire Frame Halo Headband

The wire halo headband is set to be all the rage this spring! Learn some basic wire work skills and bind your halo with your choice of narrow straw braid, embroidery thread or thin cord, or tulle. Decorate with flowers made in yesterdays class, or BYO trims!