Millinery (hat making & fascinators) courses

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Hat making (millinery) courses, workshops and classes. Learn how to craft your own bespoke headpiece, fascinator of full hat with experienced milliners!

West Yorkshire - Next course on 16th June 2018
Imagine going to a summer event this year and proud as punch wearing your fascinator, telling everyone, "I made this!" Create your very own fascinator in this one day workshop at Carlton Hill Quaker Meeting House. You can learn lots of techniques using a fabulous material called sinamay, available in loads of gorgeous colours, as well as veiling, beads and wire and crinoline. You can learn how to make: - Roses - Lillies - Bows...
Come join my new Fascinator Workshop for 2018! Make some fabulous headwear for a wedding, prom or a day at the races. Join us for an afternoon of creativity in beautiful surroundings at the South Lodge, Jephson Gardens Learn how to: - Create a fabric-covered base in your favourite colours - Add decorative details like feathers, veiling & fabric flowers - Attach a concealed comb or clip to your base. By the end of the...
SWANSEA - Next course on 14th June 2018
This course is a fantastic opportunity for those who are new to millinery and want to acquire a basic understanding and make a wonderful fascinator to take home. You will be given a overview of millinery materials, techniques and styles, learn how to create basic sinamay trims including loops, swirls, bows, fans and flowers. You will then create a design using your new skills and finish your design with elastic, band or comb depending on...
Warwickshire - Next course on 30th June 2018
Create your very own fascinator in this one day workshop in Hampton in Arden, Solihull. You can learn lots of techniques using a fabulous material called sinamay, available in loads of gorgeous colours. You can learn how to make: Roses Lillies Bows & loops Leaves Buttercups 'Feathers' All materials will be provided plus a lovely hat box to take your finished design home with you! Suitable for beginners & suitable for vegans! Booking in advance...
Gloucestershire - Next course on 15th September 2018
Learn to make your own beautiful felt hat! On this course, you will be shown how to design your own hat, working from a basic template,which you can then personalise by adding flaps, flowers, tassels, bobbles or any other decoration you can think of ! I have been making, and teaching felt making for many years now, and have developed this range of courses to cover basic felt-making techniques, to produce a finished item during...
Dorset - Next course on 5th June 2018
Come and learn how to create a simple small straw base, and how to decorate and embellish your design by sculpting and shaping the remaining straw. This course will look at different types of finishes including folded and rolled edges and creating flowers and sculptural shapes for decoration, using straw.
This course is an introduction to the art of millinery. Saturday 10am - 4pm Sunday 10am - 4pm Working with experienced milliner Sally-Ann Provan, you will learn how to design and create your own made-to-measure hat from a woolfelt hood :– learn how to steam and block the felt, adjust the shape for proportion through free-form blocking if needed, stitch and wire it, and then create your own simple trimming and wear it! Sally runs...
Greater London
Learn the techniques required to produce stylish and contemporary hats for both men and women. Each term will focus on different materials and methods: felt in the autumn, straw and woven materials in spring and in summer, the development of patterns for both soft and structured hats will be in focus. Each course will cover a wide range of techniques to enable you to produce beautiful modern hats with a professional finish. Attendance on all...
Swansea - Next course on 23rd June 2018
This is the perfect course for beginners/intermediate students or those wanting to explore the use of crinoline within their designs and trims. You will learn to manipulate crinoline into different shapes. You will learn to stress crinoline to create different looks You will learn to create trims including, roses, strips, swirls, curls, free form shapes and bows. You will learn to attach an appropriate head fitting By the end of the workshop you will have...
This is a perfect course for beginners or those wanting to learn how feathers can enhance your designs. You will be given an introduction to different types of feathers which will provide you with the basis for your design including, goose, hackle, turkey, ostrich and peacock amongst others. You will learn several ways of manipulating feathers such as cutting, curling, twisting, dying and forming flowers. You will arrange you feathers on a base and learn...