In this class you will learn how to handle beautiful lustrous silk abaca! We will plan, cut, and finish pieces then form them into a striking and beautiful woven or […]
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Leather Feathers Headpiece with Jane Stoddart
Combine one of millinery’s favorite motifs, the feather, with the millinery material of the moment, leather! In this class you will create or copy a pattern for a feather, in […]
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 […]
Sculpted Felt, Felt Trims and Introduction to Inset Work!
Discover the delights of hand forming and sculpting pliable millinery felts into creative organic designs! Discover a variety of design ideas and techniques for using your leftover felt pieces to […]
Classic Blocked Felt Hat (suitable for beginners) Learn essential tips and techniques on how to work with this classic millinery material. Block a one piece design on a traditional wooden hat […]
Sat 23 Feb: Classic Blocked Felt Hat Sun 24 Feb: Sculpted Felt, Felt Trims and Introduction to Inset Work
Everything Straw Braid!
Learn how to form piece and shape beautiful Swiss straw braids over a blocked base to make a hat. Create stripes, bands and sections for a stunning effect! You will […]
Straw Braid Bow, Bandeau, Turban, Trims
Discover the delights of luscious glossy Racello braid as we weave together colours and forms to create some striking headwear! Choose between a Delpozo inspired Bow bandeau or turban or […]
2 March. Classic Blocked Felt Hat 3 March. Sculpted Felt, Felt Trims and Introduction to Inset Work.
Feather Basics: Cutting, Curling, Dying, Making Trims Get to grips with millinery’s most versatile and best loved decoration, feathers. We will cover feather types, cutting, curling and shaping, introduction to […]