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.

Repurposed fedora with Janet Linville

North American Millinery Group Online

The 1940s mysterious style Discarded felt fedoras? unloved hats? Turn those into stylish hat, just like the resourceful women did in 1940s when materials were scarce. Supplies: used, misshaped felt fedoras (men’s or women’s) sewing kit petersham millinery wire

Silk Abaca Flower Vine with Jenny Roberts

North American Millinery Group Online

This course is aimed at: Those wanting to explore flower painting and flower creating with silk abaca and learn how to create different delicate stamens The course will involve: Following the pattern provided to cut the abaca to leverage the grain of the fabric Learning how to paint the petals to give a natural effect […]

Basic Straw Blocking Techniques by Wayne Wichern

North American Millinery Group Online

Learn basic skills for blocking straw. Millinery students are often surprised how physical the hat blocking process is. You will be shown how to maximize your physical strength, leverage to control the blocking process, and how to efficiently tie off the straw materials on the hat blocks to maximize shaping efforts. Discussion and best uses […]

Felt Tricks – Creating Texture and Integrated Trims with Laura Whitlock

North American Millinery Group Online

Looking to give your blocked felts added interest without piling on the trim? In this fast-paced mini-workshop, we’ll explore ways to cut, fold and twist the felt within a hat to add intricate details. And if you’ve ever wondered what to do with felt scraps and off-cuts, we’ll explore waste-free ways to develop trims that […]

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 […]

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 […]