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 […]
Learn how to create a fascinator, a one-of-a-kind expression of your unique creativity.
In this course, Catherine will teach you to make a sinamay brim, a beautiful couture millinery technique.
This course is aimed at: Beginners who want to find out what millinery is all about and take the first steps in exploring Sinamay Cocktail Hats The course will include: All Materials Required A comprehensive overview of millinery materials, techniques and styles. A series of sinamay trims will then be demonstrated and practiced including bows, […]
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 […]
Join award-winning Australian milliner Anél Heyman at Chateau Dumas in southwest France from 8 to 15 July 2023 and learn to make a unique feathered headpiece from sinamay. This inspirational week includes 4 days’ full-time tuition in a spacious air-conditioned studio as well as a visit to the local International Hat Festival where you will get the chance to […]
Learn to make your own hat! In this short course, you will learn many traditional aspects of millinery and will make and take home a hat or headpiece that you have made yourself. Each 4 week session will focus on a different millinery material– Sinamay, Felt, or Straw to create a classic style such as […]