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Free Form Sculpting Techniques 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 free form sculpting: stiffening straw, cutting on the bias, […]

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TECHNIQUES WITH SINAMAY

Milliner and artist Bridget Bailey’s work combines art with exquisite and original making. She brings a brings a wealth of experience and innovative techniques to this workshop which covers techniques for working with sinamay.  She’s known for her immaculate rolling techniques, the perfect points that don’t fray and beautiful smooth curves. You’ll practice and perfect your […]

Masterclass with Bridget Bailey

The Cotswold School of Arts and Crafts is pleased to welcome Bridget Bailey for a two day masterclass in sinamay techniques. Bridget will be teaching her own trademark techniques in dyeing sinamay, rolling edges and creating a range of beautiful leaves, flowers and feathers. The techniques covered will be: Hand colouring sinamay. Hand rolling, wiring […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Sinamay Pillbox Hat

Beginners Millinery/Sinamay Pillbox Hat (2 days)  £195 inc all materials 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 […]

PROFESSIONAL HAT MAKING: STRAW AND SINAMAY

Weekly What you will learn For high fashion or everyday hats, this course will introduce you to professional hat making from straw and sinamay. Materials made from plant fibres have been used to make hats for many thousands of years and the techniques used to create beautiful shapes are relatively simple to learn. This course […]