Tutor: Anne Tomlin Make a unique collection of leaves and berries, inspired by the colour, texture and shape of autumn foliage. Use silk, leather and paper clay, and experiment with traditional heated tools and dye and pigments for colour.
This course is aimed at: Students of any skill level who want to create a unique wearable Fedora hat for winter As this is a studio class it will be limited to 6 student and all materials will be provided, please see notes on why the day course is £275 due to the use of premium […]
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. COURSE: 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 […]
This course is aimed at: Beginners who want to find out what millinery is all about and take the first steps in exploring Sinamay Cocktail Hats The course will include: All Materials Required A comprehensive overview of millinery materials, techniques and styles. A series of sinamay trims will then be demonstrated and practiced including bows, […]
This course is aimed at: Beginners who want to learn the art of blocking and trimming cocktails hats. The course will involve: All Materials needed A comprehensive overview of millinery materials, techniques and styles. Practical application of blocking a pillbox percher on a wooden block. A series of sinamay trims will then be demonstrated and […]
Beginner’s Millinery Course 1 5 full-day sessions over 5 months £750 (including materials) Sundays 10am-4.30pm at the studio, with a 30 minute break for lunch. COURSE: The course covers the following: Making pillboxes, Making headpieces and fascinators, Learning techniques with sinamay and crin, Learning basic techniques with feathers to make trimmings and headpieces, Making […]
Observe and make one realistic and one stylised silk camellia using traditional flower-making tools together with Anne’s own techniques that she has developed over her long career in millinery. You will learn how to analyse, hand-paint silk petals and construct your flowers.
DATE : Sat 16th and Sun 17th March 2024 Studio hatmaking workshop - Edinburgh Saturday 10am until 3.30/4.00pm, and Sunday 10am until 4.00/4.30pm. This course is an introduction to the art of millinery, this a 2-DAY COURSE and runs over a Saturday and Sunday. Learn how to design and create your own made-to-measure woolfelt hat :– steaming, […]
This two-day workshop will introduce you to the craft, and you will learn some of the techniques, including stiffening silk, bonding layers, hiding wires, blending and layering of dyes to create a natural effect. Anne will demonstrate how to use heated flower tools, both the French tools and the Japanese somebana tools, for mark-making and […]
Whilst observing wildflowers and grasses, recreate your own mini meadow in millinery fabrics. Experiment with dyes to create colours, textures and layers, make stamens, bond silk and bind stems with silk thread.
Course description Whether you've got your eye on a career as a professional milliner or becoming the best amateur around, this intensive 5 day workshop is an opportunity to sharpen up your skills and get off to a flying start. Suitable for both beginners and intermediate students, this action-packed course will give you tips, techniques and hands-on […]
Course description During this course you will learn to make three different styles of ladies head wear from a selection of 20th century styles: 1920s cloche, 1940s turban and a 1950s headpiece. The course will cover historical fashion and specialist millinery techniques such as blocking, stitching, trimmings and linings, in which you will be working […]