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Learn a famous Japanese flower making technique, Somebana.  The Somebana process enables flower artists to individually design each flower, to be as realistic or original as you like. The flowers […]

Fedora Friday

In our brand new workshops ‘Fedora Fridays’, Catherine will guide you through creating a classic, unisex fedora style fur felt using a western weight Fur Felt Capeline. You will learn […]

Felt & Leather Headpiece Weekend

Join this class to discover the skills and techniques she has developed to create a beautiful leather headpiece, a leather flower, a leaf or cut leather trim. In this workshop […]

Flower Artistry

Tutor: Galina Kofod Galina Kofod is famous for her incredible flowers made from vastly different materials such as silk, leather and thermoplastic. Using her knowledge of the Japanese flower making […]

Twist and Shape Sinamay Manipulation

Understanding the bias weave and how it can be manipulated to create 3D shapes is one of the keys to using traditional millinery materials. In this weekend workshop you will […]

Sinamay Brim Extensions

A sinamay brim extension is a light and delicate way to extend or finish a brim. Learn this technique with Louise Macdonald to complete a parisisal straw hat with a […]

Dior Brims from Buntal Mats

Create a structured “Dior” style brimmed hat from a buntal mat without the use of blocks. When you first venture into the world of millinery, compiling a collection of good […]

Everything Felt!

Learn essential tips and techniques on how to work with this classic millinery material. Block a one piece design on a traditional wooden hat block(s), or you can attempt a […]