Jinsin Straw Sun Hat with Jasmin Zorlu

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

Learn how to shape and sculpt Jinsin, a delightfully sculptural straw material, into your own sun hat or cocktail hat. 'Jinsin', also called 'buntal', is a fine fiber from stalks […]

Managing straw brim edges by Wayne Wichern

North American Millinery Group Online

Description: Learn to sew expert finishes on your brims. Many people find brim edges to be challenging and awkward, no more! Learn classic techniques (and a few tricks) to achieve […]

Vegan Feathers with Laura Whitlock

North American Millinery Group Online

There’s a growing mood in the hat-wearing community. Clients are increasingly expressing a preference for cruelty-free millinery. We tend to hear this most in  concerns about the use of feathers. […]

Using straw braids for unique trims by Wayne Wichern

North American Millinery Group Online

Description: Create vintage-inspired and unique contemporary embellishments and trims using straw braid. You will fashion sashes, bows and ties, feathers, leaves, nuts and pods and learn to wire your materials for […]

Making a wire frame brim with Janet Linville

North American Millinery Group Online

Wire frame brims used to be quite common but are not as much these days. There are few who remember how to make them and that’s a shame because I […]

Dyeing and Sculpting Crinoline with Amy Fowler

North American Millinery Group Online

Crinoline is an inexpensive material that has great sculptural properties. This two-day course will teach you how to transform everyday crinoline fabric by dyeing it into a new, custom range […]

Dior’s Rose with Janet Linville

North American Millinery Group Online

Sumptuous folds of  silk create this unique soft flower which is easy to scale up or down depending on your needs. Janet will share this technique similar to the one […]

Freeform Parasisal Straw Techniques

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

East Village Hats Sunday May 21st and Monday May 22nd 2023 10am -6pm with a 1 hour lunch break The workshop will cover free form blocking techniques in parasisal straw. […]