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Mastering Millinery – weekly

Saturdays, 10.00 – 4.30 40 Lime Grove, London W12 8EA £4250 London College of Fashion’s 30-week Mastering Millinery course starts in September 2019. Taking place on Saturdays at LCF’s specialist Millinery studios in London, this course will easily fit around your commitments. Students will learn the art and craft of millinery and each term will […]

Millinery Block Making

Monday – Friday 40 Lime Grove, London W12 8EA £550 This advanced millinery course will provide you with an introduction to designing and making millinery hat blocks. We’ll show you how to achieve balance in your design by studying creations of important milliners and we’ll then help you design your own shape of hat. By […]

Sinamay Headpieces and Trims!

Learn clever tricks and techniques for manipulating sinamay into some beautifully effective leaves, flowers, bows, curls, and sculpted headpieces. Arrange on a hat, base or headband for a stunning Spring piece! Get the most out of this versatile and inexpensive millinery material…

Introduction to Sinamay

My classic beginners class! You will learn ALL the millinery basics, including blocking, wiring, finishing, a simple trim. Block and trim (decorate) a small hat to take home! Or attempt a bigger, more complex shape, and trim the next day!

MILLINERY PERFECTION FOR INTERMEDIATE AND ADVANCED MILLINERS

Haute-couture milliner Dillon Wallwork returns to Chateau Dumas again in 2019 for the tenth year in a row. With over 30 years’ experience in high-end model millinery Dillon has a set of skills that make his classes essential for students wanting to learn traditional model millinery. Dillon originally trained at milliners Philip Somerville where he […]

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TECHNIQUES WITH SINAMAY

Milliner and artist Bridget Bailey’s work combines art with exquisite and original making. She brings a brings a wealth of experience and innovative techniques to this workshop which covers techniques for working with sinamay.  She’s known for her immaculate rolling techniques, the perfect points that don’t fray and beautiful smooth curves. You’ll practice and perfect your […]

Free Form Sculpting in Sinamay and Parasisal Straw

The workshop will cover free form blocking techniques in sinamay and parasisal straw. The focus will be on new and exciting techniques that I have developed to enable students to create unique and individual hats. The following techniques will be covered in detail. Preparing materials for blocking: stiffening straw, cutting on the bias, making templates […]

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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