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Demonstration Beginners: Block Sinamay or Straw Cloth (PM)

Tutor: Denise Innes PLEASE NOTE: This course uses fascinator blocks because of time restrictions, a 2-day course for hats with brims or freestyle blocking is an alternative course. Created for beginners and improvers. All demonstration classes get the same notes as the participation classes.

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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 and Prongs ~ and understand how to customize them to fit clients. These four styles can be used to securely and comfortably attach a variety of […]

Sinamay Twist Headband – Online

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 a simple hat block to create a stylish headband. Several draping techniques will be demonstrated including basic twist, sailors knot and braid. This turban-inspired headband was […]

Virtual Sinamay Trims Explored

Online Class with Jenny Roberts This course is aimed at: Beginners or those who want to further explore sinamay 10% off all courses (except module courses) with the offer code XMAS10 – expires 31.12.2020

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 a simple hat block to create a stylish headband. Several draping techniques will be demonstrated including basic twist, sailors knot and braid. This turban-inspired headband was […]

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Freeform Sinamay Techniques

During the workshop I will demonstrate my signature techniques in sinamay giving you clear instructions and helpful time saving tips. I have developed these unique techniques to enable students to create hats without the need for brim blocks. You will be amazed by what you can create within such a short time. The following techniques […]

Freeform Sculpting in Sinamay and Parasisal Straw

Residential Millinery Course in France The workshop will cover free form blocking techniques in sinamay and parasisal straw. The focus will be on new and exciting techniques that I have developed to enable students to create unique and individual hats without the use of hat blocks.