Learn how to block a hat using the traditional millinery material parasisal straw.
On this two-day Straw Hat course you will learn how to block, shape and manipulate sinamay straw. You can choose to block a brim hat such as Fedora or Trilby or you can chose to block a smaller hat such as a pillbox, beret or fascinator. You will also learn how to wire a hat to […]
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 […]