VIRTUAL Fabric Pleated Cocktail Hat

Jenny Roberts Millinery Cold Bath Place, Harrogate, North Yorkshire

The course will involve: Learning how to block a hat base using buckram. Learning how to wire, line and cover with silk or fabric for a beautiful professional finish Using bias pleats to cover a cocktail hat. Creating a silk bow to adorn your cocktail hat. Learning how to create a couture lining and use […]

Online Freeform Velour Felt with Tracy Chaplin

Online Virtual Class

Online Freeform Velour Felt with Tracy Chaplin Date: 27 Septermber 2021  Time: 5.00pm - 7.30pm BST Cost: £65 Full course schedule and bookings www.tracychaplin.co.uk/book-online

VIRTUAL Colour Thoery

Jenny Roberts Millinery Cold Bath Place, Harrogate, North Yorkshire

The course will involve: Presentation and exercises around the following concepts Understanding of The Colour Wheel How to identify Tints, Tones and Shades Understanding Colour Harmony and exercise What is Colour Context and exercise How are colours perceived and how does this affect your designs Identifying colour, cool and warm exercise Aperture Exercise Playing with […]

VIRTUAL Painted Organdie Poppy

Jenny Roberts Millinery Cold Bath Place, Harrogate, North Yorkshire

The course will involve: Learning the techniques involved in painting, manipulating and constructing an organdie poppy and leaves. How to form the centre buds and stamens for the poppy Level – Any You will need: Paper pattern (emailed prior to the course) 1/2 meter of white cotton organdie 22-gauge white paper covered floristry/ sugar flower wire […]

Online Freeform Sinamay Refresher Course

Online Tracy Chaplin

 (for students that have previously attended the free form sinamay class) An opportunity for students that have previously attended the Freeform Sinamay Techniques to review the techniques ask questions and receive help with personal projects. Tracy will help students by demonstrating the techniques clearly and help with any areas of difficulty. Prior to the workshop […]

Online Buntal Mats with Tracy Chaplin

Online Virtual Class

During this taster workshop, you will learn the following techniques: Preparing, blocking and sculpting with Buntal mats and Straw cloth. Blocking flat Buntal mats to create 3D hats. How to wire and trim with other options for finishing your brim edge. How to block straw cloth and create sculptural brims. This workshop is for all […]

Virtual Button and Brim

Jenny Roberts Millinery Cold Bath Place, Harrogate, North Yorkshire

The course will involve: Learning how to block a button and brim using traditional techniques of steaming and pinning over a vast choice of wooden blocks. Practical knowledge of how to edge with wire and a bias piece and also create different brim edgings. Learning the techniques involved for sitting the button under the crown […]

Online Freeform Parasisal Techniques

Online Virtual Class

Learn how to create Freeform Parasisal straw hat designs using modern millinery techniques. Date: October  27th - 29th October (3 sessions)  Time: 4.00pm - 7.00pm BST  Cost: £200 Skill Level: Intermediate. You will need to be able to block a crown at home. Sewing skills necessary.  

1950’s Straw Braid Hat

Online Tracy Chaplin

Date: November 1st, November 4th November 10th Time: 5.00pm - 7.30pm Cost: £175 Tracy will show you how to recreate this 1950’s Straw Braid Hat using a series of traditional and modern millinery techniques. These techniques will give you a good understanding of how to work with straw plait and apply them to other designs. […]

Virtual Suede / Leather Headband and Blocked Veil

Jenny Roberts Millinery Cold Bath Place, Harrogate, North Yorkshire

The course will involve: Learning how to cover and finish a leather headband. How to cut, block and finish a matching birdcage veil and veiling trim Level – This course is aimed at the with some level of blocking and sewing experience You will need: 1 piece of fine lightweight lamb nappa leather or suede Fabric […]

Virtual Illustrating your Hats

Jenny Roberts Millinery Cold Bath Place, Harrogate, North Yorkshire

The course will involve: Overview of the history of illustration Overview of prolific fashion and hat illustrators and their styles Guided teaching through a workbook (sent prior to class) which covers Face Proportions, Simple Silhouettes, Feature Curves, Cut Outs, Hat Silhouettes Encouragement to try different styles of famous illustrators Time to play and create your […]

Virtual Millinery Workmanship

Jenny Roberts Millinery Cold Bath Place, Harrogate, North Yorkshire

About the Tutors Jenny Roberts is one of the North’s leading milliners. Recognised for her couture brand, she has been creating beautifully crafted pieces for her clients for over 15 years.  Over the last 7 years, along with her co-tutor Marie Halewood, they have gained an international reputation for the Millinery School, teaching to the […]

Millinery Wire Headbands & Supports – ONLINE

Milli Starr Online

By request! In this 3 hr mini class, students will learn how to measure and shape millinery wire to create headbands and supports for smaller millinery designs. They will create four styles ~ Headband, Figure 8, Claw and Prongs ~ and understand how to customize them to fit clients. These four styles can be used to securely and comfortably attach a variety of headwear […]

Virtual Finding and Interpreting Fashion Trends

Jenny Roberts Millinery Cold Bath Place, Harrogate, North Yorkshire

This course is aimed at students wanting to: Understand and have the ability to identify trends which will enable them to Create a collection which is aligned with what fashions their clients are wearing Ensure their designs are cutting edge and up to date Enable them to show clients that their designs are directional Ability […]

Online Freeform Sinamay Techniques

Online Tracy Chaplin

Freeform Sinamay Techniques Learn how to sculpt and manipulate Sinamay on the bias to create individual and innovative hat designs without a hat block. This workshop is spread over 5 sessions of 3 hours with email support and video links. Suitable for all skill levels. Date: 15th November - 19th November ( 5 sessions ) Time: 4.00pm […]

Virtual Talking Fashion – A Century of Fashion and Hats

Jenny Roberts Millinery Cold Bath Place, Harrogate, North Yorkshire

This course is aimed at: Students interested in how culture has affected fashion over the last 100 years Those wanting to deepen there background of the history of hats Those wanting to find inspiration from the past in their design The course will involve: Visual Presentation taking you through the last 100 years of Fashion […]

Virtual The Art of Feather Work: A Comprehensive Guide

Jenny Roberts Millinery Cold Bath Place, Harrogate, North Yorkshire

This course is aimed at: Those wanting to learn how feathers can enhance their designs and understand how to use different methods to dye and burn feathers. The course will involve: A guide to the construction and attributes of feathers An introduction to different types of feathers and how they can be used in millinery […]

Online Advanced Freeform Sinamay Masterclass

Online Tracy Chaplin

Advanced Freeform Sinamay Masterclass (for students that have previously attended the Freeform Sinamay Techniques) Date: November 22nd, November 25th, November 30th. Time: 5 - 8.00pm (Paris Time) Cost: £200