“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 […]
“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 […]
Instructor: Jan Wutkowski
“Make the free-form straw hat of your dreams” Learn free-form draping and hand sewing skills needed to create a draped straw 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 from parisisal straw.
Instructor: Dawn Edwards
“Make a hand blocked felt or straw hat” This workshop will be a fast moving two-day introduction to the world of millinery. Students will learn to hand block a mini to medium size self-trimmed hat and how to manipulate the materials using blocking, draping, cutting and wiring techniques.
“Blocking the shape and draping the pinch” In this workshop students will learn to block a felt into a classic fedora or bowler shape using a 2 part hat block and customizing the hat with the hand draping method to create the crown shape of choice.
Instructor: Veronica Chin
Instructor: Laura Whitlock