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Introduction to millinery: make your own fascinator (Stirling)

Remoli Millinery - Classes in Dunfermline

Duration: Full Day

Price: £70

Contact: Sophie Sellers at Remoli Millinery

Unit 39, John Player Building
Stirling Enterprise Park

Course Start Dates

Due to the uncertainty caused by COVID-19/Coronavirus, please contact the course organiser before finalising plans to attend this course.

Course dates are flexible; please get in touch for the next available date.

About the Course

About the Course

Join Sophie from Remoli Millinery for a creative introduction to the art of fascinator making.

Classes run:
Full-day sessions in Stirling

You'll learn some of the basic techniques and create a stunning personalised fascinator to take away with you!

Each class has a different theme, you can attend any class in isolation or attend a series to gain comprehensive tuition in a variety of styles and techniques. You will come away with a finished piece from each class.

Some components and themes that are available are:
-Roses (two different varieties)
-Generic Flowers (large/broad petal varieties)
-Feathers (artificial, handmade)
-Cala Lilies
-Christmas Tree Fascinator (seasonal)
-Vintage Styles/1920’s style
-Scottish Styles/Themes
-Mother of the Bride

Stirling - Full-day classes are divided up as follows:
-Cala lilies, leaves, loops and feathers
-Roses (both varieties), leaves and loops
-Pansies, Daffodils, hand-stitched embellishments and loops
-Flowers, Sunflowers, leaves and loops
-Bows, loops, feathers and crinoline
-Vintage styles incorporate bows and Cala lilies, with vintage colours.
-Bridal & mother of the bride/bridal party. (Suitable for hen do’s)

In each full-day class, you can expect to learn 3-4 of these techniques depending on time, component and ability. Some components require more hand stitching than others.

While all classes are suitable for sewing beginners then I would recommend that if you are looking for a class with minimal stitching that you go for the Cala Lillies class to start with.

Private tuition is also available on a 1:1 or 1:2 basis in your home or mine. I can tailor private sessions around particular elements you are interested in and generally more is achievable in private sessions. Please message me for details.

What the class will cover:
-Learn about the equipment, tools and materials needed
-Learn the basic key stitches used in millinery (sewing beginners welcome)
-Learn how to manipulate and work with sinamay fabric, a natural plant fibre
-Learn some of the basic techniques for effective results
-How to securely assemble your work
-Embellish your finished piece

If booking with a CraftCourses voucher for part or all of the course fee, please fill in the contact form above. Your voucher code must be provided at the point of booking.

What's included in the price?

-Professional tuition with Sophie
-Fascinator base
-Metal hairband/comb
-Needles & threads
-Sinamay fabric in various colours
-Tea, patience, and space to get creative!

What you should bring?
-Any personalised beads/feathers that you want to add (these are not necessary, and could be added either during class or afterwards as time allows)
-Thimble if you like using one
-If you are making a fascinator to match an outfit, we recommend you bring it with you so you can best colour match the fabric.

All products used during the class are vegan-friendly and my sinamay is high quality and bought from ethically assured sources, where workers are paid fairly for their skill and craft.

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I’ve attended two of these workshops and have enjoyed every minute of it. Sophie is a lovely tutor and makes things seem so easy. Brilliant course.

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  • Accessible by public transport
  • Daytime (weekdays)
  • Evenings
  • Events & groups
  • Intermediate level
  • Other locations possible - tutor willing to travel
  • Parking provided
  • Stag and hen dos
  • Suitable for all abilities
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Weekends
  • Wheelchair friendly

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