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Millinery (hat making & fascinators) courses

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 4th May 2019
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 Colton Methodist Church, Colton, Leeds 15. 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 -...
Wiltshire - Next course on 25th May 2019
An introduction to working with sinamay or felt. You will learn how to use a wooden hat block and use traditional millinery skills to block and shape your own sinamay hat or fascinator. By the end of the day students will: - Learn how to block a hat or fascinator using the material of your choice. - Learn techniques to apply a wired edge and depending on chosen design start to learn finishing techniques. Millinery...
Dorset - Next course on 14th May 2019
A chance to develop skills and techniques using Sinamay but with a free-form approach. This workshop is run over two days and will show you how to create unique head pieces using this popular material. Materials Costs: £25 per person Please bring a sewing kit, including: Millinery needles – sizes 6, 7 or 8. Fabric and paper scissors. An apron. A metal thimble that fits your middle finger. Dressmaking and household pins (Prym is a...
West Midlands
Are you getting ready for the festival season this summer? Or perhaps wanting to make accessories for bridesmaids? This flower crown workshop is the one for you! Whether you go big for a big impact, small and dainty, bright colours or pastels, there will be flowers to choose for your style. This is a really fun workshop, suitable for complete beginners, and a great idea for hen parties!
Devon - Next course on 17th May 2019
Create a headdress you'll be able to shine all year round in! Make your own beautiful headwear, perfect for any party, festival, or wedding celebration. I will help guide you through the 2 hour session where all materials are provided for you to choose from my amazing range of natural feathers, pom poms, flowers and trims. Having previously taught Art to both adults and children, I have now started my own festival based business and...
Come join my new Spring Straw Fascinator Workshop for 2019! Make some fabulous headwear for a wedding, prom or a day at the races. This time, we'll be working with sinamay - a type of straw made from banana fibres that's popular in modern millinery and very versatile. Join us for an afternoon of creativity in beautiful surroundings at the South Lodge, Jephson Gardens from 2-5pm on Saturday 1st June. In this session, we'll cover...
London - Next course on 27th April 2019
Join us for our spring fascinator workshop. Come and create your very own headpiece to dazzle your friends and family with at all your summer parties and events. If there are any specific colours/ styles/ themes you would like to make or if you want a fascinator to match an outfit, just let us know in advance. After a fun 2 and a 1/2 hour workshop (with a glass of bubbly and tasty refreshments), you...
West Midlands
Come and join us to make your own hand felted flower brooch in this relaxed half day workshop. You will learn how to; * make the pattern, * lay out the wool and silk fibres * wet felt and shape the wool in to a flower shape before adding a stamen to make your flower into a brooch. No previous experience of felting is required, all abilities welcomed. Your tutor will be Emma Jackson, a...
Create your own fascinator headpiece with Kerry Kernan Millinery. Your finished design can either sit on a headband or a comb depending on your personal taste. In this workshop you will get to play with a wide range of materials, feathers and beads to create your own beautiful headpiece. A perfect day to share together with a group of your friends and family. We have a fabulous craft room that can accommodate up to 15...
Please join us for a millinery taster workshop. Designed especially for beginners this fun recreational workshop is led by milliner Margaret Woodliff Wright. During the workshop (1-5pm) you will learn to make your own petal fascinator - there will be a choice of petal colours as well a headband, barrette clip or corsage fitting for your finished piece. The key millinery skills that you will learn during this course are how to create a couture...