Bridal headpiece with Janet Linville

East Village Hats 80 E 7th st, East Village, NY, United States

Sunday March 3rd 1-5pm In this one day workshop you will learn to design and construct a wirework headpiece suitable for a bride, this class can be taken in addition to the bridal blusher class to create a more dramatic base for your veil. Basic sewing skills are required. All materials and tools are included […]

Bridal Veil with Janet Linville

East Village Hats 80 E 7th st, East Village, NY, United States

Sunday March 10th and Monday March 11th 1-5pm In this 2 part workshop you will learn to design, cut and edge a bridal veil with blusher, these same skills can be utilized in the future to create any length of veil, all the way up to a cathedral length. Homework is to be expected Basic […]

3 Day Millinery Workshop

David Dunkley 974 Bathurst Street, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

At the DDFM Workshop, you will have the opportunity to work directly with me, and I will guide you through the entire creative process of millinery. No matter your skill level, I am dedicated to ensuring that everyone feels comfortable and supported throughout the workshop weekend. The Class is intentionally kept small with a maximum […]

Introduction to Sinamay Workshop with Julia Knox

East Village Hats 80 E 7th st, East Village, NY, United States

Sunday March 17th 10am-5pm with a hour for lunch Sinamay is a beautiful and versatile light weight straw from the Philippines. In this class you will learn to block and finish a simple fascinator base and sculpt sinamay flowers, feathers and other elements, combine colors and arrange your design elements to make a beautiful airy […]

Wet Felting with Tierre Taylor

East Village Hats 80 E 7th st, East Village, NY, United States

Sunday April 7th 10-5pm with a break for lunch Felting is a magical process where layers of merino wool are agitated with hot soapy water, in order to create a fabric that is both strong and texturally interesting. During this workshop you will not only learn about the process of felting, but will gain understanding […]

Innovative scraps hats with Tierre Taylor

East Village Hats 80 E 7th st, East Village, NY, United States

Monday April 8th 10-5pm with a break for lunch In the depression a serious lack of funds and materials gave rise to some incredibly innovative millinery. In this workshop Tierre Taylor will take you though some effective techniques to make dramatic cocktail hats from off cuts or old hats. During this workshop you will not […]

Couture cloche draping and finishing with Tierre Taylor

East Village Hats 80 E 7th st, East Village, NY, United States

Saturday April 13th 9am-12pm and Sunday April 14th 10-5pm with a break for lunch Cloche hats came into fashion during the 1920’s. They were made out of straw in summer and were designed to be worn low on the forehead. Their bell-like shape closely hugs the head, making it a windproof and stylish hat to […]

Needle Felting with Tierre Taylor

East Village Hats 80 E 7th st, East Village, NY, United States

Monday, April 15th 10-1pm Needle felting is a dry felting technique that uses a specific barbed needle to felt the wool. This way of felting best lends itself to adding decorative details to an already created piece of felt, or wool garment. It can also be used to create sculptural forms. In this class we […]

Advanced Freeform Sinamay Techniques with Tracy Chaplin

Tracy Chaplin New Orleans 420 3rd Street, Gretna, LA, United States

New Orleans These advanced techniques have been developed to help you further expand your skills when working on the bias to create Freeform Sinamay hat designs. During this workshop we will focus on new methods of design and construction using Sinamay straw. Day 1 We will explore smaller sculptural hat designs, layering techniques and flat […]

Advanced Freeform Sinamay Techniques with Tracy Chaplin

The McKinney Cotton Mill 610 Elm Street, McKinney, TX, United States

Texas These advanced techniques have been developed to help you further expand your skills when working on the bias to create Freeform Sinamay hat designs. During this workshop we will focus on new methods of design and construction using Sinamay straw. Day 1 We will explore smaller sculptural hat designs, layering techniques and flat brims. […]

Sinasilk taster class with Maor Zabar

East Village Hats 80 E 7th st, East Village, NY, United States

Saturday June 1st 9am - 12pm Silk and Sinamay are two familiar materials in the world of hat making - But what happens when you combine them together? The lack of raw materials and the desire to break conventions inspired Maor to develop the Sina-Silk technique. The Sina-Silk is a material made by the two […]

Sinasilk sculpting masterclass with Maor Zabar

East Village Hats 80 E 7th st, East Village, NY, United States

Sunday June 2nd and Monday June 3rd 2023 10am- 6pm with an hour for lunch Silk and Sinamay are two familiar materials in the world of hat making - But what happens when you combine them together? The lack of raw materials and the desire to break conventions inspired Maor to develop the Sina-Silk technique. […]

Japanese floral arrangements in thermoplastic with Maor Zabar

East Village Hats 80 E 7th st, East Village, NY, United States

Sunday June 9th and Monday June 10th 2024 10am- 6pm with an hour for lunch Join Maor Zabar for a 2 day workshop learning to use thermoplastic to make Ikebana, Japanese floral arrangements. Whether you are a hat making fan and want to experience working with thermoplastic or you are an artist who enjoys creating […]

Millinery Meet Up

Arrowmont School of Arts & Crafts 556 Parkway, Gatlinburg, TN, United States

The Millinery Meetup is returning to the Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts campus (Gatlinburg TN) on September 21-26, 2024 Millinery Meet Up began as a true ‘meet-up.’ A meet-up of millinery students and millinery instructors in 2014. Founded by Jan Wutkowski and Diane Shaggott, “MMU,” is North America’s foremost millinery educational and social event. […]