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Parisisal Straw Explored

March 6, 2019 - March 7, 2019

Parisisal Straw Explored (2 day)

£225 inc all materials

This course is aimed at:

  • Those who want to explore working with Parisisal straw and experiment with the many possibilities it brings. Previous experience of blocking sinamay is needed.

The course will involve:

  • Learning how to block Parisisal and its foundation materials using traditional techniques of steaming and pinning over a vast choice of wooden blocks.
  • A tutorial in how to create a Parisisal brim.
  • Learning how to wire and line the inside with a petersham ribbon.
  • Exploring various Parisisal trimming techniques including loops, swirls, curls and how to hand roll the edges of your Parisisal.
  • A tutorial on balancing trim positionings.
  • Learning how to professionally finish your hat and how to attach an appropriate head fitting.

You will leave with:

  • A Parisisal headpiece and have acquired skills to make more.
  • Confidence in working with this inspiring material.
  • Information on suppliers and materials.


March 6, 2019
March 7, 2019
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Jenny Roberts Millinery
01423 816511
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Jenny Roberts Millinery
Cold Bath Place
Harrogate, North Yorkshire HG2 0PQ United Kingdom
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01423 816511
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