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Introduction to working with felt

Duration: 2 day

Price: £180

Contact: Yolande Fret-Howells at Embellish Millinery by Yolande Jane

1 St Teilo st
entrance on Station Rd

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

This course is a fantastic opportunity for those who are new to felt millinery and want to acquire a basic understanding.

You will be given a overview of different millinery felt materials, techniques and styles. You will learn how to block a felt cloche, fedora, trilby or top hat and how to make basic trims including loops, swirls, bows, fans and folds will create a design using your skills and finishing your design with elastic, band or comb.
You will learn which different hat shapes work for your face shape.

By the end of the workshop you will have created a headpiece and acquired skills to make more.

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?

All materials and tools needed are included in the cost, also light refreshments. Afternoon tea can be added for an extra £10.
A selection of extra materials and feathers are also on offer if required at an extra charge.

A two day course run either Friday/Saturday or Saturday/Sunday but can also be run a week apart if required.

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  • Accessible by public transport
  • Daytime (weekdays)
  • Evenings
  • Events & groups
  • Parking provided
  • Suitable for all abilities
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Teenagers
  • Weekends
  • Wheelchair friendly

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