Our Annual Millinery summer School is bouncing back.
A boot camp of millinery techiques, skills, tips and information.
Make Your Own Hats : Of course you can!
IF you have wanted to
If you have always wanted to learn to make your own headpieces, and hats, love going to the races, or are simply fascinated by the millinery process then this is the workshop for you.
Using time honoured traditional millinery skills you can choose make 1-2 Hats, a fascinator, or Headpiece,Pillbox, or Curvette, Headbands, Millinery Trims, and techniques for working with some of our quality millinery materials.
This class is jam packed with skills for both a budding Milliner and/or Hatter. Using wooden hat blocks you will learn to analyse blocks to create various stlyes and shapes of hats, learn classic blocking techniques to shape and mould your hat and learn to stiffen to requirements, wire, and bind edges, and finish your hat or headpieces appropraitely. We also cover how to choose a hat to suit your face shape and body type, and the elements and principles of design for Hatmaking.
Catherine helps to tailor the programme to suit your particular skills, and requirements. This course is suitable for all levels of milliners.
The course fee includes a number of basic materials required to make a hat. Further details will be sent upon booking for the class. This class has a maximum of 4 students.