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Sculpted Sinamay (weekly)

Learn how we work with sinamay in a free and expressive way and create a beautiful and unique sculptural piece.   2 Days:  April 14th and 21st

The Art of Sinamay

It’s light! It’s colorful! It can be blocked into the grandest of racing hats or draped into the most delicate of fascinators. What’s not to love about this diverse millinery marvel? In this class we will learn how to block sinamay hats in two pieces to create the perfect classic Derby hat. We will also […]

Free Form Blocking Techniques in Sinamay and Parasisal Straw

“Free Form Blocking 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 […]

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Sinamay Fascinator

Block and wire sinamay to make a base for a fascinator. Complete with a curled quill and silk rose and you will finish this course with the perfect accessory for any summer event.  

Open Crown Sinamay Hat

Make your own beautiful brimmed sinamay hat while mastering two very different blocking techniques. The vintage-inspired open crown will be draped and sculpted using a length of bias sinamay, and the brim will be blocked with three layers of sinamay and finished with a wired and bound edge. Class fee of $350 includes tuition and all supplies.