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Couture felt hats workshop

Elena Shvab Millinery, Felt Hat Course, Blocking in process
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About the Course

On this two-day felt hat course you will learn how to block, shape and manipulate wool felt. You can choose to block a brim hat such as Fedora or Trilby or you can chose to block a smaller hat such as a pillbox, beret or fascinator. You will also learn how to wire a hat to ensure it holds its shape, how to curve a petersham ribbon and invisibly stitch into your hat.
After blocking a hat you will proceed onto learning trimming and decorating. You will be introduced to techniques such as creating felt flowers, twists and leaves, stitching a veil and much more.
By the end of the workshop you will gain invaluable millinery skills and leave with a finished hat you created yourself.

This workshop is suitable for beginners and intermediates.

If you will be redeeming a CraftCourses gift voucher on this course, the voucher code must be provided at the point of booking.

What's included in the price?

Tea/coffee, snacks
All materials will be provided.

Contact

elena shvab at elena shvab millinery (GLGL Services UK ltd)
401 1/2 wandsworth road
london
London
SW8 2JP
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Suitable for

  • Engagement, birthdays & anniversaries
  • Public transport
  • Suitable for beginners

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Price:

£250

Duration:

2 days, up to 4 hours each


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Reviews

In-person course
- - #25181

I had a wicked 2 days with Elena learning how to make a fedora hat - she was really great at demonstrating how to do things and even went the extra to tell me about alternate ways to block/decorate the hats. She’s also really talented so you are in very very very good hands 🙏✨

In-person course
- - #24626

I attended the two days felt hat workshop and it was a fabulous experience. Elena is a wonderful artist, fantastic teacher and creative milliner, a real pleasure to be trained by a generous and talented woman! I learned about hat blocking, trimming, decorating and much more. Elena tailored the course to suit my needs. I absolutely loved the course, and feel that I now know enough to start making myself! Highly recommended!

Response from elena shvab millinery (GLGL Services UK ltd):

Dear Lana,

Thank you so much of your kind words. It was a pleasure having you at my class. Wishing you all the best and more beautiful hats to create!

Best,
Elena

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