Straw Workshop

Elena Shvab Hotel Elephant, 23 Harper Road, London

On this two-day Straw Hat course you will learn how to block, shape and manipulate sinamay straw. You can choose to block a brim hat such as Fedora or Trilby or you can chose to block a smaller hat such as a pillbox, beret or fascinator. You will also learn how to wire a hat to […]

Working with Crinoline

Elena Shvab Hotel Elephant, 23 Harper Road, London

Crinoline is one of the most popular and versatile modern materials so much loved by milliners for its light yet firm and graceful, floating-like appearance. This course is designed to let you discover tricks and techniques of shaping and manipulating crinoline to mount it on hats or to create trimming pieces and decors. You will […]

2 day Felt workshop

Elena Shvab Hotel Elephant, 23 Harper Road, London

On this two-day Felt Hat course you will learn how to block, shape and manipulate wool felt. You can choose to block a brim hat such as Fedora or Trilby or you can chose to block a smaller hat such as a pillbox, beret or fascinator. You will also learn how to wire a hat […]

Vintage Millinery Workshop

Central Saint Martins Granary Building, 1 Granary Square, Kings Cross, London

Tutor: Judy Bentinck 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 […]

Straw Workshop

Elena Shvab Hotel Elephant, 23 Harper Road, London

On this two-day Straw Hat course you will learn how to block, shape and manipulate sinamay straw. You can choose to block a brim hat such as Fedora or Trilby or you can chose to block a smaller hat such as a pillbox, beret or fascinator. You will also learn how to wire a hat to […]

Working with Crinoline

Elena Shvab Hotel Elephant, 23 Harper Road, London

Crinoline is one of the most popular and versatile modern materials so much loved by milliners for its light yet firm and graceful, floating-like appearance. This course is designed to let you discover tricks and techniques of shaping and manipulating crinoline to mount it on hats or to create trimming pieces and decors. You will […]

2 day Felt workshop

Elena Shvab Hotel Elephant, 23 Harper Road, London

On this two-day Felt Hat course you will learn how to block, shape and manipulate wool felt. You can choose to block a brim hat such as Fedora or Trilby or you can chose to block a smaller hat such as a pillbox, beret or fascinator. You will also learn how to wire a hat […]

Straw Workshop

Elena Shvab Hotel Elephant, 23 Harper Road, London

On this two-day Straw Hat course you will learn how to block, shape and manipulate sinamay straw. You can choose to block a brim hat such as Fedora or Trilby or you can chose to block a smaller hat such as a pillbox, beret or fascinator. You will also learn how to wire a hat to […]

Working with Crinoline

Elena Shvab Hotel Elephant, 23 Harper Road, London

Crinoline is one of the most popular and versatile modern materials so much loved by milliners for its light yet firm and graceful, floating-like appearance. This course is designed to let you discover tricks and techniques of shaping and manipulating crinoline to mount it on hats or to create trimming pieces and decors. You will […]

2 day Felt workshop

Elena Shvab Hotel Elephant, 23 Harper Road, London

On this two-day Felt Hat course you will learn how to block, shape and manipulate wool felt. You can choose to block a brim hat such as Fedora or Trilby or you can chose to block a smaller hat such as a pillbox, beret or fascinator. You will also learn how to wire a hat […]

Straw Workshop

Elena Shvab Hotel Elephant, 23 Harper Road, London

On this two-day Straw Hat course you will learn how to block, shape and manipulate sinamay straw. You can choose to block a brim hat such as Fedora or Trilby or you can chose to block a smaller hat such as a pillbox, beret or fascinator. You will also learn how to wire a hat to […]

Working with Crinoline

Elena Shvab Hotel Elephant, 23 Harper Road, London

Crinoline is one of the most popular and versatile modern materials so much loved by milliners for its light yet firm and graceful, floating-like appearance. This course is designed to let you discover tricks and techniques of shaping and manipulating crinoline to mount it on hats or to create trimming pieces and decors. You will […]

Dahlias with Anne Tomlin

West Dean College West Dean

Tutor: Anne Tomlin Observe and make a realistic silk dahlia using traditional flower-making tools together with Anne's own techniques that she has developed over her long career in millinery. The aim of this course is to make a realistic silk dahlia using traditional flower-making tools together with Anne’s own techniques she has developed over years […]

Virtual Painted Silk Abaca Flowers

Jenny Roberts Millinery Cold Bath Place, Harrogate, North Yorkshire

This course is aimed at: Those wanting to explore flower painting and flower creating on silk abaca and how to create different delicate stamens The course will involve: Following the pattern provided to cut the abaca to leverage the grain of the fabric Learning how to paint the petals to give a natural effect Creating […]

Introduction to Millinery – Sinamay Pillbox

Jenny Roberts Millinery Cold Bath Place, Harrogate, North Yorkshire

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 […]

Virtual Feather Spiral – 1/2 day

Online Class with Jenny Roberts This course is aimed at: Those wanting to build on their feather work to create a stunning trim The course will involve: Learning how to create a feather spiral How to cut feathers in different ways How to create the Feather mount using 2 different techniques Learning how to sew the […]

Virtual Leather Anemone

Online Virtual Class

Online Class with Jenny Roberts This course is aimed at: Those who want to expand their trimming knowledge to leather anemones  This course is suitable for all levels

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 Beaded Hair Vine – 1/2 Day

Online Virtual Class

Online Class with Jenny Roberts This hands-on workshop uncovers the mystery of ‘Beaded Hair Vines’ About the Workshop This course is aimed at those wanting to learn how to use beads and wire to make a beaded hair vine. 3.5 hr virtual session while you are at home These workshops will be limited to 10 […]

Virtual Vintage Style Fosshape and Feather Blocked Crown

This course is aimed at: Students who want expand their knowledge and techniques with fosshape and halo blocks and learn a new feather technique The course will involve: Blocking a fosshape crown shape using hand blocking with pins and steam Learning how to wire and attach internal petersham edging Learning how to attach the feather finish […]