Make a Felt Hat (5 weekly classes)

Waltham Forest Adult Learning Service 97 Queens Road, Walthamstow, London, United Kingdom

Course description: On this 5 week course learn how to make a handmade felt hat perfect for any occasion. Discover the versatility of felt as a material and learn the fundamental techniques of blocking, shaping and finishing to bring your hat design to life. Our experienced lecturer will guide you through the traditional millinery method […]

Create a Fashionable Fascinator with Georgina Abbott

Waltham Forest Adult Learning Service 97 Queens Road, Walthamstow, London, United Kingdom

2 hour workshop Workshop Description: Come and join a fun, short taster course. This class is suitable for beginners and for anybody with more experience who would like to make something for themselves or a friend. Course Information: What you will cover: • Use the ‘recipe’ provided to make a fascinator on a felt or […]

Create a Felt Hat with Georgina Abbott – weekly

Waltham Forest Adult Learning Service 97 Queens Road, Walthamstow, London, United Kingdom

Every Wednesday 4 sessions, 3 hours per week Start date: Wednesday 1 May to Wednesday 22 May 2024 – 6pm to 9pm Course description: On this 4 week course learn how to make a handmade felt hat perfect for any occasion. Discover the versatility of felt as a material and learn the fundamental techniques of […]

Create a Sinamay Straw Hat (7 weekly classes)

Waltham Forest Adult Learning Service 97 Queens Road, Walthamstow, London, United Kingdom

Course date: Every Wednesday from 5 June 2024 for 7 weeks – 6pm to 9pm Course description: Do you have a passion for hats and do you have ambitions to become a milliner? This is a 7 week course where you will learn how to design and make a summer hat made from sinamay fabric […]

Create a Colourful Headpiece with Georgina Abbott

Waltham Forest Adult Learning Service 97 Queens Road, Walthamstow, London, United Kingdom

Learn how to work with crinoline (commonly known as crin) to create a simple headpiece with a big, colourful impact. Also referred to as horsehair braid, you can manipulate this springy and flexible netting in a variety of ways. Because it is light weight and stiff, crin can be used for making brims and trims, […]

Create a Sinamay Straw Hat with Georgina Abbott – weekly

Waltham Forest Adult Learning Service 97 Queens Road, Walthamstow, London, United Kingdom

Start date: Wednesday 12 June to Wednesday 17 July 2024 – 6pm to 9.30pm 6 sessions, 3.5 hours per week Course description: Do you have a passion for hats and do you have ambitions to become a milliner? This is a 7 week course where you will learn how to design and make a summer […]

Millinery Workshop Short Course

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

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 […]

Vintage Millinery Short Course

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

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 […]