Make Your Own Hat : Of course you can! 2 Days.
Choose to create either a felt or parasisal straw hat using time honoured traditional millinery skills to create your own hat.
In this workshop you can choose to learn to make either a FEDORA, CLOCHE, TRILBY, PICTURE HAT, BUCKET HAT, BOATER HAT, or TOPHAT. The combinations are endless.
This class is jam packed with skills for both a budding Milliner and/or Hatter or someone more experienced. Choosing from our enviable collection of wooden hat blocks you will learn to analyse blocks to create various stlyes and shapes of hats, and learn classic blocking and sculptural techniques to shape and mould your hat. Learn to stiffen to requiremetns,wire, and bind edges, and finish your hat with a headfit and lining. 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. This is a terrific
The course fee includes the use of blocks, stiffeners, and foundation materials required to make a hat and one plain furfelt or straw hat body. Further details will be sent upon booking for the class.