Introduction to Sinamay *Great for Beginners* 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! Class available 10am-4pm Saturday 11 August 2018. Cost $180 […]
Racello Braid Bow Bandeau or Turban Discover the delights of luscious glossy Racello braid as we weave together colours and forms to create some striking headwear! Choose between a Delpozo inspired Bow bandeau or turban or possibly a bit of both! We will experiment! Add stripes or blocks of colour! Class available 10am-4pm Sunday 29 […]
Sculpted Buntal Straw Hats! (suitable for beginners) You’ll be amazed what you can achieve with some creative free shaping with these versatile buntal straws! Learn how to achieve a professional finish, and attach securely to your head. Instant hat for the races 😉 Class available 12noon-4pm Saturday 14 July 2018. Cost $120 per student (or $270 for both days). Blocking […]
Blocking and Sculpting Leather (suitable for beginners) Learn all the basics of how to block leather over a hatblock with a suitable foundation and lining and get a flawless finish. We will also create a sculpted piece, free shaping the leather into beautiful folds and pleats over a base. Class available 10am-4pm Saturday 23 June 2018. Cost $180 per […]
Don’t miss this opportunity to learn with one of Melbourne’s hottest young milliners! Nobody does flowers quite like Stephanie 😉 Stephanie Spencer is known for her modern and innovative approach to flower making and is headed to Sydney in February, to teach the techniques behind her signature block colour leather Orchids and and the […]
With Rose Hudson learn the basics of using thermoplastics in millinery from someone who has used these materials in theatre millinery for many, many years. Learn when to use them, and when not to use them! Advantages and limitations do you own a ring block and wondered what to do with it? Learn how to […]
Combine sinamay and lace to create some beautiful and feminine dishes, discs, pillboxes and buttons, perfect for Spring racing!
The wire halo headband is set to be all the rage this spring! Learn some basic wire work skills and bind your halo with your choice of narrow straw braid, embroidery thread or thin cord, or tulle. Decorate with flowers made in yesterdays class, or BYO trims!
Flower Making Workshop Session 1.French Tooled Silk Flower Create a silk flower using traditional brass flower tools – $95 includes materials. Session 2. A bunch of flowers. Explore a number of different flower making techniques used in millinery. Using silk, organdie, organza, polyesters, and leather in this wonderful workshop inspired by millinery from the 1940’s […]
We have been using leather in our hats and headpieces for over 10 years and won a coveted skills award at the Sydney Royal Easter Show in 2009 for a gorgeous piece. Since we have won a number of fashions on the fields awards. Each new creation is eagerly snapped up by discerning clients. Join […]