This November trimmings course will cover flower making, soft and sculptural bows and working with feathers with a focus on the upcoming festive season, be that a trim for the perfect cocktail piece or a flower corsage as a gift. Weekly evenings: November 1st, 8th,15th and 22nd
Need a little help finishing your hat so you can march with pride on Bonfire Night? Spend the morning with us and we will help, whichever society you belong to!
Learn how to block and shape a crown and work with a flat patterned brim to make a super stylish trilby hat in just two days! Date: October 6th and 13th
Make a cosy contemporary beret or baker boy cap using our specially designed patterns.
10/09/2018 – 14/09/2018 5 days, 10.00 -16.30 £475 This vintage millinery course covers the study of hat styles and trimmings from the 1920 to 1950s. You will learn the forgotten art of draping felt and fabric to create hats, berets and turbans on hard and soft foundations using traditional techniques and materials…
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 […]
Draw inspiration from the 40’s and make the perfect percher. Using millinery buckram and flat patterns you will gain all the essential skills required for developing your own pieces. Evenings: June 21st, 28th, July 5th and 12th
Learn how to cut and shape feathers and attach them to a covered Alice band to make a delicate, or a daring, headpiece.