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VINTAGE STYLED COCKTAIL HATS AND COUTURE SILK FLOWER-MAKING – WORKING WITH BUCKRAM AND FABRIC
February 15, 2020 - February 16, 2020
Ideal for those of you already skilled in making hats and headpieces, this workshop will guide you through the process of blocking a simple yet very fashionable “Vintage styled Cocktail hat” and covering it flawlessly with a fabric. Then, under Lina guidance begin creating a complimentary silk flower and finally learning the variety of ideal ways to fix the small show-piece hat to the head (hat elastic, wire prongs, bandeau etc..)
Suitable for beginners/ intermediate/advanced
16 Hours of tuition
Buckram for 1 headpiece (fabrics to be supplied by student)
Post workshop access to tutor classes
Lunches and refreshments
Learning the art of shaping and covering, then falling in love with the skill of making Silk Flower using Lina’s traditional tools.
You learn how to use buckram and block your foundation shape then learn the flawless Lina Stein fabric covering method
You learn about making a pattern for your flower, about stiffening and shaping your petals with the heated tools.
The flower and the hat will be brought together harmoniously!
You can then proceed to trim your little darling using your already present skills or let Lina show you a few more tricks to add your basket of Millinery know-how.
Vintage style linings along with head attachment options ( hat elastic/prongs/band)