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MILLINERY SUMMER TRIMS: FEATHERS, FLOWERS AND SINAMAY (2 days)

11 May & 18 May What you will learn This comprehensive course is ideal for anyone who wants to focus on the attention to detail that will make any millinery project unique. Using couture methods and professional tools you will learn a variety of different techniques to form flowers, shape feathers, create sinamay trims and […]

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PROFESSIONAL HAT MAKING: BUCKRAM/PARIS NET FOUNDATION FABRIC HATS

Weekly What you will learn This course will encourage you to develop your own style whilst learning different techniques. You will be taught the various techniques necessary to create stunning headpieces. Using a variety of blocks, materials and finishes, learn professional techniques to bring your own ideas into reality. For high fashion or everyday hats […]

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CONTEMPORARY MILLINERY

What you will learn Learn the techniques required to produce stylish and contemporary hats for both men and women. Each term will focus on different materials and methods: felt in the autumn, straw and woven materials in spring and in summer, the development of patterns for both soft and structured hats will be in focus. […]

LONDON HAT WEEK

Visit London and connect with milliners and hat lovers from around the world to learn, shop and socialise in this now annual event! See the full schedule here

VINTAGE HATS & HEADPIECES

2 & 9 March What you will learn Taking Inspiration from the first part of the 1900s, you will learn how make a hat or a headpiece inspired by the glamour and elegance of the 1920s (think ‘The Great Gatsby, Party Scene’). Or, you could opt for a more tailored look like a jaunty 1940s […]

HOW TO MAKE A FASCINATOR FROM WIRED RIBBON

What you will learn On this 1 day course you will learn how to attach a felt base to a hair band. You will then use wired ribbon to make a sculptural fascinator .You may then choose to top this off with a bird cage veil for added glamour. By the end of the course […]

Millinery Workshop – Saturdays

Whether you’ve got your eye on a career as a professional milliner or becoming the best amateur around, this intensive 5 day workshop is an opportunity to sharpen up your skills and get off to a flying start. Suitable for both beginners and intermediate students, this action-packed course will give you tips, techniques and hands-on practice. From […]

PROFESSIONAL HAT MAKING: STRAW AND SINAMAY

Weekly What you will learn For high fashion or everyday hats, this course will introduce you to professional hat making from straw and sinamay. Materials made from plant fibres have been used to make hats for many thousands of years and the techniques used to create beautiful shapes are relatively simple to learn. This course […]

Contemporary Millinery (Wednesday evenings)

What you will learn Learn the techniques required to produce stylish and contemporary hats for both men and women. Each term will focus on different materials and methods: felt in the autumn, straw and woven materials in spring and in summer, the development of patterns for both soft and structured hats will be in focus. […]

MAKE A BAKER BOY HAT, PEAKED CAP OR BERET

17 & 24 November What you will learn On this 2 day course you will go home with, not only a stylish and contemporary hat but the skills to develop your own patterns and variations on these classic styles. Learn the construction methods required to produce a professionally finished baker boy hat, peaked cap or beret. Working […]