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Visit London and connect with milliners and hat lovers from around the world to learn, shop and socialise in this annual event! See the full schedule here

Leather flower and veil headpiece with Justine Bradley-Hill

We are thrilled to welcome Justine Bradley-Hill to The Cotswolds School of Arts and Crafts. Justine is well known for her stylish and elegant pieces and this leather headpiece is no exception. You will learn to cut, stiffen and shape the leather petals and then to create the beautiful floral spray of flowers, buds and […]

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Velvet Lillies with Bridget Bailey

We are thrilled to announce that Bridget Bailey is returning to The Cotswold School of Arts and Crafts in 2020 to bring another fabiulous two day workshop creating beautiful velvet lillies using her own special techniques. This masterclass will allow you to create beautiful pieces using Bridgets stunning technique. This is a wonderful technique for […]

Thermoplastic Pillbox and Trims

This course is aimed at: Those wanting to explore Thermoplastic Materials and to understand their capabilities within millinery The course will involve: Learning how block using Thermoplastics Learning how to create molded flowers using this medium Learning how to create fabric, leather trims using Thermoplastics You will leave with: Knowledge of the different Thermoplastic materials and […]


NEW Silk Painted Flowers (2 day) –  £195 (inc all materials) – Level: All To see more photos of our students work on this course, please link to the following facebook page https://www.facebook.com/pg/jrmillineryschool/photos/?tab=album&album_id=410456932973786 This course is aimed at: Those wanting to take their flower making to the next level by learning how to paint silk for petals […]

Painted Silk Abaca Flower and Headband

This course is aimed at: Those wanting to explore flower painting on silk albaca and creating an innovative headband using this fabric which lends itself to gathers and curves The course will involve: Learning how to create flowers from Silk Albaca and to paint the petals to give a natural effect. Creating a headband using […]

Jinsin & Silk Abaca Explored

Jinsin & Silk Abaca Explored This course is aimed at: Those who want to explore working with Jinsin and silk Abaca. The course will involve: Exploring and experimenting with Jinsin, a material renowned for its sculptural quality. It creates incredible shapes when curved and flexed. The fabric can be stripped away to create a wild […]

Thermoplastic Orchids with Maor Zabar

We welcome back our good friend Maor Zabar, internationally renowned designer. These sculpting techniques with thermoplastic is one of Maor’s favourite ways to create hats! It is a new technique which combines two materials thermoplastic and silk. As an artist it allows him to create sculptured flowers and other plants or organic shapes. Students will […]

Metallic Foil in Millinery

A combination of traditional couture millinery and experimental trimming techniques, this workshop brings a new creative approach in hat decoration. Elena Shvab will teach you how to manipulate decorative metallic foil in order to create a standout couture hat decors and trimmings that can be mounted onto your fedora, trilby, headband, comb, etc. During this […]

2-day Felt Hat

On this two-day Felt Hat course, you will learn how to block, shape and manipulate wool felt. You can choose to block a brimmed hat such as Fedora or Trilby or you can choose to block a smaller hat such as a pillbox, beret or fascinator. You will also learn how to wire a hat […]