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Fabric Pillbox Hat – (2 days)

Fabric Pillbox Hat (2 days) –  £195 (inc all materials) – Level: Intermediate

Wednesday 10th & Thursday 11th October 2018

Thursday 17th & Friday 18th January 2019

Monday 18th & Tuesday 19th March 2019

This course is aimed at:

  • Those who want to expand their knowledge of millinery techniques and create headpieces using any fabrics.

The course will involve:

  • Learning how to block a hat base using buckram.
  • Learning how to wire, line and cover with silk or fabric for a beautiful professional finish using 1 of the following options;
  • Using bias pleats to cover a pillbox.
  • Using a ruching technique to cover a pillbox.
  • Trims will be taught dependent on previous experience and the requirements of the group but they can include; silk loops, bows and many other techniques.
  • You will learn how to professionally finish your hat, how to attach an appropriate head fitting and create a couture lining.

You will leave with:

  • A finished fabric pillbox created using either a bias pleat technique or a ruched technique.
  • Information on how to create the pillbox from the other technique.
  • Knowledge to create further fabric trims.