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Block a hat, wire a bonnet &/or knit a beret!

Learn to block a hat, wire & cover a bonnet and knit a beret. In this historical millinery summer school intensive Aylwen will introduce you to blocked, patterned and knitted hats and bonnets. Most students should produce two hats during the course, depending on the chosen design and materials. Please leave time to do homework in the evenings. […]

Felt Fedora

In this six hour class, you will learn how to make a classic fedora, working with a dress weight fur felt and using millinery blocking techniques. Students will use a steamer and iron to shape the fur felt hat body over a domed crown block then press a flat brim. The technique allows you to hand […]