Intermediate Beginner’s Millinery Course (x5 monthly all-day workshops)
January 20 - May 4
Intermediate Beginner’s Millinery Course 2
5 full-day sessions over 5 months
£850 (including materials)
Saturdays 10am-4.30pm at the studio, with a 30 minute break for lunch.
This course follows on from Course 1, if you haven’t done Course 1 – please ensure you have the skills detailled in that course listing.
This course covers the following:
Making a sinamay saucer hat,
Finishings, edgings, and fitting a saucer hat,
Hand blocking a one-piece felt hat (cloche, fedora, bucket hat, boater etc)
Learning manipulation techniques with felt,
Blocking and learning basic techniques with veiling,
Hat finishing techniques – wiring, attaching trimmings, making and fitting headfitting ribbons, attaching elastics and combs.
At the end of the course you should have gained the knowledge detailled above, and have a finished sinamay saucer hat and finished one-piece felt hat.
Choose from a wide selection of colours of materials and different types of feathers, to design and create your own unique headwear. You will learn how to manipulate the materials to create different designs.
Millinery experience required (please see Course 1 to see what knowledge you should already have in prepartion for this course).
You will also need some basic hand sewing skills (how to start and finish hand sewing, running stitch, and back stitch, and tie-tacking).
The workshop is held in The Edinburgh Hat Studio in Gayfield Square, in the city centre.
SESSION DATES 2024:
course runs 1 day a month for 5 months, January – May inclusive.
There is a certain amount of flexibility with these dates.