Lily of the Valley – Live Online Demonstration

Anne Tomlin Online

A live demonstration to show you my techniques of making a perfect sprig of Lily of the Valley and their leaves. The demonstration will run for approximately two hours, and will cover all the elements of making Lily of the Valley: Silk stiffening process Bonding two layers of silk together Making stamens Using the two-part […]

Making Spring Flowers with Anne Tomlin

West Dean College West Dean

Tutor: Anne Tomlin Make beautiful silk spring flowers, including narcissi, anemones and snowdrops. Learn lots of flower making techniques, experimenting with traditional heated tools to manipulate silks and velvets to shape the petals. The aim of this course is to learn about millinery of silk flowers from observation of flowers and to interpret them using […]

Fabric Covered Hats with Sarah Lomax

West Dean College West Dean

Millinery is a large subject area, and the course will begin on the first evening with an introduction and an explanation of the variety of different materials and methods used for millinery, and when and why one might be used over the other. Following the introduction, you will learn the skills needed to construct a […]

Raffia Hat Making with Claire Richards

West Dean College West Dean

You will learn how flexible and relaxing it can be working with raffia and how adaptable it is to new designs. You will be provided with full printed instructions on the technique and also the patterns for completing your own hat in the correct size for you. Your finished hat will be beautiful, but also […]