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FELT SWIRLED DELIGHTS – WINTER FASCINATORS

This is the perfect opportunity to learn more about working with millinery felt and all its hidden possibilities. Simultaneously combining techniques such as blocking and the refined art of Hand moulding, you will dive into the world of soft, steamy and voluptuous felt and create a timeless swirled Beret/button hat which will be finished with […]

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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ADVANCED MILLINERY FELT RETREAT – 3 DAYS

Advance your millinery skills to a higher level and uncover more joys of using millinery fur felt. In the 3 days you shall start and complete 2 different hats using 2 different types of felt: Melusine & Velour. Much will be covered from using free-hand forming to block adaptations to polishing and refining your brim-edge […]

FELT HATMAKING FOR BEGINNERS – 4 day Introduction to Millinery and the Wonders of Felt

Immersion is the only way to learn. Let Lina Stein take you by the hand and walk you into the wondrous world of felt hats. From simple pill boxes to sumptuous swirls to the structured hat – you will learn it all. Topics Covered  working with millinery felt to make a pillbox, felt swirl […]

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Sinamay Swirled

Focus will be on creating a SINAMAY BASE & SWIRL by following traditional Millinery techniques. You will learn how to measure, cut and design your headpiece making various design features such as swirls, curls using Sinamay. You will embellish your hat with Crinoline, beads, feathers, or just keeping things simple.

SINAMAY MANIPULATION 2- SINAMATION© SWIRLED FREE-FORM DISK

Focus will be on creating a free form sinamay disk by following Lina’s techniques, then you will learn about SINAMATION© -PERSONALISING YOUR SINAMAY and how to make various design features such as swirls, curls, fans and more using Sinamay and finally you will embellish your hat with Crinoline, beads, feathers, or just keeping things simple! […]

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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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FELT SWIRLED DELIGHTS – WINTER FASCINATORS

This is the perfect opportunity to learn more about working with millinery felt and all its hidden possibilities. Simultaneously combining techniques such as blocking and the refined art of Hand moulding, you will dive into the world of soft, steamy and voluptuous felt and create a timeless swirled Beret/button hat which will be finished with […]

JACKIE-O-PILL BOXES – SUMMER FASCINATORS & TRIMMINGS

Make the ultimate and fashionable Jackie-O Pill box using sinamay during this one day workshop. This class is perfect for beginners hungry to ‘get hatting’ and to make something beautiful they can wear. Let Lina Stein show you the basics of sinamay hat making: blocking, wiring, making felt trimmings and finishing the inside to perfection. […]

VINTAGE STYLED COCKTAIL HATS AND COUTURE SILK FLOWER-MAKING – WORKING WITH BUCKRAM AND FABRIC

Ideal for those of you already skilled in making hats and headpieces, this workshop will guide you through the process of blocking a simple yet very fashionable “Vintage styled Cocktail hat” and covering it flawlessly with a fabric. Then, under Lina guidance begin creating a complimentary silk flower and finally learning the variety of ideal […]

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