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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 […]

Advanced Open Blocking

Advanced Open Blocking This course is aimed at: Advanced students who would like to spend time in the studio exploring the 100’s of blocks and creating designs of their own. The course will involve: Use of the following facilities during the workshop Use of over 150 blocks Use of French Flower tools and presses. Use […]

Millinery Open Studio – weekly

Saturdays, over 8 weeks 40 Lime Grove, London W12 8EA £750 Come and develop your Millinery skills over 8 weeks while working on your own projects, under the close guidance of our experienced Millinery tutor. Further develop your own Millinery style, experiment with a variety of materials, make maquettes and prototypes for your final designs […]

Whimsy Workshop

“Make a whimsical hand blocked felt or straw hat” This workshop will be a fast moving two-day introduction to the world of millinery.  Students will learn to hand block a mini to medium size self-trimmed special occasion hat. The emphasis will be on learning how to manipulate the materials to the fullest with techniques including […]

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

Jinsin & Silk Abaca Explored

Jinsin & Silk Abaca Explored This course is aimed at: Those who want to explore working with Jinsin and silk Abaca. The course will involve: Exploring and experimenting with Jinsin, a material renowned for its sculptural quality. It creates incredible shapes when curved and flexed. The fabric can be stripped away to create a wild […]

Advanced Open Blocking

Advanced Open Blocking This course is aimed at: Advanced students who would like to spend time in the studio exploring the 100’s of blocks and creating designs of their own. The course will involve: Use of the following facilities during the workshop Use of over 150 blocks Use of French Flower tools and presses. Use […]