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Gathered Veiling on a Headband – Online

In this 3.5 hour workshop, you will learn how to measure a client’s head for a custom veil then cut and drape millinery veiling to create a gorgeous veil on a headband. Students may work with Russian, French, English, or honeycomb veiling. I will demonstrate how to embellish your veiling with crystals and chenille dots. This is a technique-based course (as opposed to […]

Perfecting Brim Edges: Straws – Online

In this two-day workshop, students will learn techniques for neatly finishing brim edges for straw hats. Students will need to block 3 straw hats with brims prior to class. You will need one panama or parasisal; one sisal, parasisal or toyo, and one sinamay. I highly recommend working with smaller brims, 3″ or smaller in width, on the sisal […]

Blocked Veiling on a Fascinator – Online

In this 3.5 hour workshop, you will learn how to measure, cut and sew veiling, then steam and shape it over a veiling block so that it will drape beautifully rather than droop sadly around the head. Students may work with Russian, French or English veiling. This is a technique-based course (as opposed to project-based) so you will be working […]

Perfecting Brim Edges: Felts – Online

In this two-day workshop, students will learn techniques for neatly finishing brim edges for felt hats. Students will need to block 3 felt hats with brims prior to class. I highly recommend working with smaller brims, 3″ or smaller in width so that you’ll have less sewing to do. We will meet for 1.5 hours […]

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Jinsin Cap/Cloche – Zoom

Description Developing techniques learned when making The Diorabella and Cutting Curves in Jinsin, these simple hats can be produced quickly with less than 50cm x 50cm of Jinsin. Tutor: Catherine Ellen

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Jinsin Souffle

Another way of making a circle from a rectangle! This method can also be used to make a brim. The “Souffle” works well embellished with silk flowers. You will also see how easy it is to make a double sided Souffle using Paris Cloth. Tutor: Catherine Ellen

Block and line a Crown headdress

Online course via Zoom. Saturday 8th May 2021. 9am to 1.30pm GMT and repeated 3pm – 5.30pm GMT (This course is also suitable for flat or shaped bandeau blocks as well as crown blocks)   There are many ways of making a crown headdress. This 4 ½ hour course will give you the confidence to make […]

Fascinator Class

Explore basic millinery techniques that will enable you to create a fascinator.  If you can sew on a button, you can make a fascinator and headpiece.  Understand the fundamentals of composition and balance as related to headpieces.  Discover millinery materials and techniques to manipulate fabrics and trims.  Create your own trims from feathers, fabrics and […]

Online Freeform Sinamay Techniques with Tracy Chaplin

Learn how to sculpt and manipulate Sinamay to create individual and innovative designs. Spread over 5 sessions of 3 hours with email support and video links. Dates: May 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 10th. Time: 4.30 – 7.30pm GMT each day with email support and video links. Price: £295   Bookings: http://www.millineryworkshops.com/

Cutting Shapes in Jinsin – Zoom

Yes it is possible! By now you should have a good grasp of the properties of Jinsin and how it folds, twists and bends. This workshop will take you another step into creating your own shapes and designs. Tutor: Catherine Ellen