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ADVANCED TECHNIQUES

“Design the perfect felt or straw hat for your wardrobe” This workshop offers the opportunity to make a hat by either hand draped or blocked method, in either felt or straw. Jumping off from skills gained in prior workshops students will come to the workshop with a design in mind that they would like to […]

Draped Fur Felt Cloche Class

In this 9-hour weekend workshop, you will learn how to make a free-form or draped cloche hat using traditional millinery blocking techniques. The technique allows for a wide range of design possibilities, but is especially suited for 1920’s style flapper hats. On Day 1, we will discuss the various types of felt and their millinery applications. Students will browse design […]

Feather Fascinator Class

In this four hour class, each student will create one fabulous fascinator using a pre-made sinamay straw base. There will be several styles and color options available. The focus of this class will be feather work and creating beautiful feather trims for accessories. Feather manipulation techniques include cutting, curling, and stripping. I will also demonstrate […]

FELT DRAPING

“Make the free-form felt hat of your dreams” Learn free-form draping and hand sewing skills needed to create a soft draped felt hat that fits perfectly. Using steam and a basic head shaped block, students will learn to make a small or large brimmed hat of their own design and a variety of techniques for […]

Hand-Dyed Sinamay Fascinator Class

The weekend class sold out so we added a second session! Meeting Monday, October 15th & Tuesday, October 16th 10 am – 4 pm. TWO SPOTS OPEN! In this two-day, 10 hour workshop, students will dye, block and design with sinamay straw, creating a  fabulous fascinator with hand-dyed materials and unique trims. First, we will cover the […]

Sinamay masterclass with Jaycow

During this full day workshop Jaycow will take you through working with sinamay from the very beginning. You will learn to drape a hat from sinamay as well as many trimming techniques. You’ll finish the class with a finished hat and a pocket full of design inspiration. Basic sewing skills and a creative eye are […]

Fosshape masterclass with Jaycow

During this full day workshop Jaycow will take you through working with fosshape from the very beginning. You will learn working with to block basic hat shapes factoring in shrinkage to create statement cocktail hats, covered in leather, fabric or other millinery materials. You’ll finish the class with a finished hat and a pocket full […]

Sinamay Trimming Class with Jaycow

During this half day workshop Jaycow will take you through an introduction to working with sinamay. You will learn to sculpt a variety of strikingly effective from sinamay. You’ll finish the class with a striking headband and a pocket full of design inspiration. Basic sewing skills and a creative eye are a must. All materials […]

Hand-Dyed Sinamay Fascinator Class

In this two-day, 10 hour workshop, students will dye, block and design with sinamay straw, creating a  fabulous fascinator with hand-dyed materials and unique trims. First, we will cover the basics of color and fiber-reactive dye, then experiment with dyeing sinamay yardage. Students can play with ombre or resist techniques.* After our dyeing time, students will shape fascinator […]