Millinery a 10 week course with Denise Innes at New Brewery Arts - Gloucestershire

Duration: 10 weeks

Price: £100

Run by: Clare Walsh
at New Brewery Arts


New Brewery Arts
Brewery Court

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About the Course

Titfer tat, fancy a new hat? Need a headdress for a wedding or event? How about a fascinator, a saucer hat or a perky two-piece? Design and make your own - or upcycle an antique topper from a charity shop.

Learning from scratch or adding to existing skills you will cover:

Blocking different fabrics
How to insert a petersham ribbon
How to wire and manipulate fabrics
How to trim hats
How to finish hats

You can turn any of our courses into a short break by staying in our on site accommodation. When you book a residential package you will get discounted accommodation in our stylish boutique hostel located in the centre of Cirencester in the Cotswolds right next door to New Brewery Arts. Our former 19th Century Cotswold stone brewery barrel store has been beautifully transformed into 21st century accommodation, light and well-appointed with a craftsman’s attention to detail. We offer guest accommodation for up to 43 people over two floors in 14 rooms, with a choice of single, bunk, family and double bedrooms, 12 with en-suite facilities. A ground floor disabled-friendly room is also available. The hostel provides a stylish communal dining and relaxation area, self-catering kitchen, laundry facilities and lockers for your bike. As with all our courses and workshops these are led by experienced tutors and as you will be part of a small group there is plenty of time to focus on you.

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

What's included in the price?

What you will need:
Basic sewing kit, thimble, tape measure and ruler, scissors, plyres/wire cutters, round nosed plyers, pins
We recommend you bring a hatbox to transport hats to and from class.
Basic materials (eg wire, petersham, stiffners) are included. Straw, felt and trimmings are bought from the tutor at approximately £20 per hat.

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Course Start Dates

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

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