Tag Archives: indiana

Fabulous Felt

Blocking felt is a fundamental millinery skill, but the wonders of this material don’t end there. Felt can be used to create trims, textures and intricate details in order to […]

Block Your Socks Off!

If we have learned anything about instructor Laura Hubka over the years, it is that she is passionate about the art of blocking a hat. So, we are letting her […]

Dynamic Draping Workshop

I think by now, everyone knows of Ms. Hubka’s love of free-forming Sinamay. But did you know that traditional Millinery hoods and capelines can be draped as well? Wool felt, […]

Yards of Fun Workshop

Maybe you’ve been wondering what the difference is between Pinokpok and Jinsin. And abaca? And Sinamay? And what in the world is Paris net? Take advantage of this 3 day […]

Perchers & Platters Workshop

Perchers and Platters are the darlings of the Millinery world, but what exactly are they? These architectural marvels are at once vintage inspired and deliciously modern. Seen on the Royals […]

Couture Leather Blocking Workshop

The magically seamless shapes of blocked leather offer exquisitely smooth, sculptural hats, which also serve as elegant bases for embellishments. These traditional techniques for blocking light-weight leathers were passed down […]

Versatile Wire Frames Workshop

The creation of wireframes may be the most versatile of all millinery techniques.  Crafted of millinery wire covered with fabric or wrapped with a variety of materials, they can be […]

Millinery Medley Workshop

Are you hungry to learn a few unique tips and techniques that will take your millinery to the next level? Jan will be touching on these and a few more […]