Make a Velvet Swirl – ONLINE

Online Hatters Millinery School

Learn to create Catherine's signature technique of the velvet swirl, which has won her a standard of excellence at the Royal Easter Show.

Block a Sinamay Base – ONLINE

Online Hatters Millinery School

Making a sinamay base is a great way to learn a number of fundamental techniques for blocking, hand stitching and couture millinery processes. Designed for those beginning the millinery journey, this course will teach these techniques. You will walk a way with a fabulous sample that you can actually use as a base for your […]

Create a Fascinator – ONLINE

Online Hatters Millinery School

Learn how to create a fascinator, a one-of-a-kind expression of your unique creativity.

Virtual Parisisal Halo Crown with Flower and Trim

The course will involve: Blocking a sinamay crown shape using hand blocking with pins and steam Blocking a parisisal crown shape Learning how to wire and attach internal petersham edging Learning how to create a parisisal flower Learning how to create a parisisal loop trim Professionally finishing your piece with a lining Fixings to ensure […]


Geraldine Penistone Online

What is Cold Porcelain and how can it be used in millinery? Cold porcelain clay is an air-drying modelling material used for modelling miniature flowers and leaves in millinery, which when dry is very hard and resistant to breakage. This is a 2-day online course suitable for all levels.  It is aimed at those who would […]

Online 8-week Fascinator Class – VIRTUAL

Online Mesa College

This course is a study of millinery design. Emphasis is placed on the use of millinery techniques to create a brimless hat. This course is for all students preparing for a career in the fashion industry, costume design, or millinery or anyone interested in hat making. This online class with San Diego Mesa College begins […]

ONLINE Millinery Masterclass – Italian Mesh Headdresses

Geraldine Penistone Online

What is Italian Mesh? Italian mesh is a wire mesh ribbon enamelled in different colours,  which can be stretched, shaped and twisted to make embellishments for headdresses and hats. This 2-day online course is suitable for all levels. We will teach you how to form and shape this versatile material using different techniques to make petals, […]