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Millinery Meet Up

The Millinery Meetup is returning to the Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts campus (Gatlinburg TN) on September 21-26, 2024 Millinery Meet Up began as a true ‘meet-up.’ A meet-up […]

Felt Fedora Class

Our most popular class by far! Learn how to make a classic fedora, working with a western weight fur felt and using millinery blocking techniques. Students will use a steamer and […]

Felt Fedora with Flange Brim

This is the intermediate class for those of you who have already taken the Felt Fedora Class (or equivalent 1-1). Learn how to make a felt hat with an upturned brim. […]

Sinamay Twist Headband

In this 3.5 hour class, students will learn how to work with sinamay straw on the bias, roll its edges for a fray-free finish, and drape and twist it over […]

Millinery Wire Headbands & Supports – Online

By request! In this 3 hr mini class, students will learn how to measure and shape millinery wire to create headbands and supports for smaller millinery designs. They will create four styles ~ Headband, Figure 8, Claw […]

Blocked Veiling on a Fascinator – Online

In this 3.5 hour workshop, you will learn how to measure, cut and sew veiling, then steam and shape it over a veiling block so that it will drape beautifully rather than droop sadly […]

Gathered Veiling on a Headband – Online

In this 3.5 hour workshop, you will learn how to measure a client’s head for a custom veil then cut and drape millinery veiling to create a gorgeous veil on a headband. Students may work with Russian, French, […]

Perfecting Brim Edges: Straws – Online

In this two-day workshop, students will learn techniques for neatly finishing brim edges for straw hats. Students will need to block 3 straw hats with brims prior to class. You will need one […]