Make a Velvet Swirl – ONLINE

Online Hatters Millinery School

Learn to create Catherine's signature technique of the velvet swirl, which has won her a standard of excellence at the Royal Easter Show.

Block a Sinamay Base – ONLINE

Online Hatters Millinery School

Making a sinamay base is a great way to learn a number of fundamental techniques for blocking, hand stitching and couture millinery processes. Designed for those beginning the millinery journey, this course will teach these techniques. You will walk a way with a fabulous sample that you can actually use as a base for your […]

Create a Fascinator – ONLINE

Online Hatters Millinery School

Learn how to create a fascinator, a one-of-a-kind expression of your unique creativity.

Virtual Crin Techniques Explored

Online Virtual Class

Virtual Crin Techniques Explored – brims, veils, extensions, fireworks, flowers, loops, sculptures This hands-on workshop takes you through lots of trims and techniques to give you the confidence to work with crin. Course Timings This course will take place over the 2 days in 2 x 4 hour blocks and run from 9.30am – 1.30pm […]

ONLINE MILLINERY MASTERCLASS – COLD PORCELAIN TECHNIQUES

Geraldine Penistone Online

What is Cold Porcelain and how can it be used in millinery? Cold porcelain clay is an air-drying modelling material used for modelling miniature flowers and leaves in millinery, which when dry is very hard and resistant to breakage. This is a 2-day online course suitable for all levels.  It is aimed at those who would […]

VIRTUAL 8-piece cap sewing with Janet Linville

As much as the Special Occasion hats are a huge market, caps are also an important part of many millinery businesses. Their casualness, their appeal to both male and female customers and their ‘every season’ adaptability can help expand your customers and fill out gaps in the season. The familiarity of the 8 piece also […]

VIRTUAL Marketing Plan Master Class with Beverley Edmondson

From having set your goals in the previous class we can now delve deeper into how you will market your business to the right clients. We will investigate how to find your clients and how to offer the service and services that they are looking for. We will be working to come up with a […]

VIRTUAL 8-piece cap pattern making with Janet Linville

As much as the Special Occasion hats are a huge market, caps are also an important part of many millinery businesses. Their casualness, their appeal to both male and female customers and their ‘every season’ adaptability can help expand your customers and fill out gaps in the season. The familiarity of the 8 piece also […]

VIRTUAL MacIntosh Rose with Leanne Fredrick

Inspired by one of Leanne’s mothers hats from the late 1950s/early 1960s, this charming vintage ribbon folding technique works well with a variety of ribbon styles from petersham, satin, velvet or strips of fabric. In this course, Leanne will teach you the folding technique she uses with wide ribbon, narrow ribbon an a strip of […]

Online 8-week Fascinator Class – VIRTUAL

Online Mesa College

This course is a study of millinery design. Emphasis is placed on the use of millinery techniques to create a brimless hat. This course is for all students preparing for a career in the fashion industry, costume design, or millinery or anyone interested in hat making. This online class with San Diego Mesa College begins […]

Virtual Button and Brim Hat

Online Virtual Class

This course is aimed at: Those who want to learn the couture techniques involved in creating a button crown and brim hat.  This is an advance course and would only be suitable for a milliner who has had a lot of blocking experience. Course Timings This course will take place over the 2 days in 2 […]

ONLINE Millinery Masterclass – Italian Mesh Headdresses

Geraldine Penistone Online

What is Italian Mesh? Italian mesh is a wire mesh ribbon enamelled in different colours,  which can be stretched, shaped and twisted to make embellishments for headdresses and hats. This 2-day online course is suitable for all levels. We will teach you how to form and shape this versatile material using different techniques to make petals, […]

Virtual Felt crown and brim percher

Online Virtual Class

This course is aimed at: Students who want expand their knowledge of different designs and learn how to work with felt Timings for this course This course will take place over the 2 days in 2 x 4 hour blocks and run from 9.30am – 1.30pm (UK Time) Please note a further 4 hours independent sewing […]

Virtual Silk Abaca Lotus Flower (no tools)

Online Virtual Class

This course is aimed at: Those who want to expand their flower making skills.  This course is suitable for all levels The course will involve: How to manipulate the silk into petals How to put petals together to form the flowers and create the centre of the flower

Virtual Blocking Sinamay – Beginners

Online Virtual Class

This course is aimed at: Those wanting to learn how to block using sinamay, perfect for beginners. The course will involve: Step by Step tuition on blocking a button shaped percher in sinamay How to get your sinamay percher off the block How to wire the inside of your percher How to curve petersham ribbon How […]