Tag Archives: virtual

Gathered Veiling on a Headband – Online

In this 3.5 hour workshop, you will learn how to measure a client’s head for a custom veil then cut and drape millinery veiling to create a gorgeous veil on a headband. Students may work with Russian, French, English, or honeycomb veiling. I will demonstrate how to embellish your veiling with crystals and chenille dots. This is a technique-based course (as opposed to […]

Perfecting Brim Edges: Straws – Online

In this two-day workshop, students will learn techniques for neatly finishing brim edges for straw hats. Students will need to block 3 straw hats with brims prior to class. You will need one panama or parasisal; one sisal, parasisal or toyo, and one sinamay. I highly recommend working with smaller brims, 3″ or smaller in width, on the sisal […]

Blocked Veiling on a Fascinator – Online

In this 3.5 hour workshop, you will learn how to measure, cut and sew veiling, then steam and shape it over a veiling block so that it will drape beautifully rather than droop sadly around the head. Students may work with Russian, French or English veiling. This is a technique-based course (as opposed to project-based) so you will be working […]

Perfecting Brim Edges: Felts – Online

In this two-day workshop, students will learn techniques for neatly finishing brim edges for felt hats. Students will need to block 3 felt hats with brims prior to class. I highly recommend working with smaller brims, 3″ or smaller in width so that you’ll have less sewing to do. We will meet for 1.5 hours […]

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Jinsin Cap/Cloche – Zoom

Description Developing techniques learned when making The Diorabella and Cutting Curves in Jinsin, these simple hats can be produced quickly with less than 50cm x 50cm of Jinsin. Tutor: Catherine Ellen

Virtual Feathers

Online Class with Jenny Roberts Hot Water Dyeing, Spray Dyeing, Pattern Dyeing, Burning Feathers, Wired Mounts and more… This course is aimed at: Those wanting to learn how to create a wired feather mount and enhance their knowledge on dyeing and burning feathers The course will involve: Creating a wired feather mount Watching a demo on […]

Virtual Introduction to Feathers

Online Class with Jenny Roberts Cutting, Curling, Shaping, Stripping & Feather Mounts This course is aimed at: Those wanting to learn how feathers can enhance their designs. The course will involve: An introduction to different types of feathers and how they are used in our designs including, goose, hackle, turkey, ostrich and peacock amongst others. Time […]

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Jinsin Souffle

Another way of making a circle from a rectangle! This method can also be used to make a brim. The “Souffle” works well embellished with silk flowers. You will also see how easy it is to make a double sided Souffle using Paris Cloth. Tutor: Catherine Ellen

Block and line a Crown headdress

Online course via Zoom. Saturday 8th May 2021. 9am to 1.30pm GMT and repeated 3pm – 5.30pm GMT (This course is also suitable for flat or shaped bandeau blocks as well as crown blocks)   There are many ways of making a crown headdress. This 4 ½ hour course will give you the confidence to make […]