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Thermoplastic Pillbox and Trims

This course is aimed at: Those wanting to explore Thermoplastic Materials and to understand their capabilities within millinery The course will involve: Learning how block using Thermoplastics Learning how to create molded flowers using this medium Learning how to create fabric, leather trims using Thermoplastics You will leave with: Knowledge of the different Thermoplastic materials and […]

Bias Brim Hat

This course is aimed at: Those wanting to explore a different brim technique. This is an advanced course and students need to have completed the crown and brim techniques course. The course will involve: Learning how to create a bias brim, a technique which works well with waffle and plain sinamay and enables you to […]

Beginners Millinery / Sinamay Pillbox Hat

(2 days)  £195 (inc all materials) – Level: Beginners This course is aimed at: Beginners who want to learn the art of blocking and trimming cocktails hats. The course will involve: A comprehensive overview of millinery materials, techniques and styles. Practical application of blocking a pillbox percher on a wooden block. A series of sinamay trims […]

Advanced Crown & Brim Hat Blocking

Advanced Crown & Brim Hat Blocking This course is aimed at: Those who want to learn the couture techniques involved in creating a sinamay crown and brim hat. The course will involve: Learning how to block a crown and brim using traditional techniques of steaming and pinning over a vast choice of wooden blocks. Practical […]

Veil Brim with lace work Headpiece

This course is aimed at: Those wanting to learn a simple technique to creating a circular veiling brim and to compliment it with a wired lace trim. The course will involve: Creating the wired brim using a simple technique Blocking two buttons to sandwich the brim Discussion around the versatility of the brim Tutorial on […]

Buntal Mats Techniques Workshop

This course is aimed at: Those wanting to explore this innovative material and push the boundaries of its capabilities to create a truly unique design. The course will involve: Learning how to block a buntal matt How to create a buntal brim How to edge a buntal brim How to create a gathered headpiece from […]

Painted Silk Abaca Flower and Headband

This course is aimed at: Those wanting to explore flower painting on silk albaca and creating an innovative headband using this fabric which lends itself to gathers and curves The course will involve: Learning how to create flowers from Silk Albaca and to paint the petals to give a natural effect. Creating a headband using […]

Leather Orchids and Headband

This course is aimed at: Those wanting to explore a further flower technique and different foundation for a flat leather covered hairband. Students needs to have completed the silk and fabric flower making course The course will involve: Learning how to create a flat wide headband in leathers Creation of orchid flowers and the intricate […]