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Wool Felt Pillbox Hat – (2 days)

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

Thursday 23rd & Friday 24th January 2020

To see more photos of our students work on this course, please link to the following facebook page https://www.facebook.com/pg/jrmillineryschool/photos/?tab=album&album_id=213703215982493

This course is aimed at:

  • Those wanting to understand felt and its application in creating an Auturn/Winter Pillbox.

The course will involve:

  • Blocking a small felt hat using the traditional methods of hand blocking with pins and steam.
  • Learning how to wire and line the inside with a petersham edging .
  • Creating various trims including felt; feathers, felt flowers, crinoline, bias strips, felt leaves, quills, felt or fabric bows.
  • An understanding of design, proportion, balance and the application of colour.
  • Professionally finishing your hat and how to attach an appropriate head fitting.

You will leave with:

  • Knowledge of the formation of the felt hoods and their creation.
  • A finished felt headpiece and skills to make more.
  • Inspiration and samples of various felt trims.
  • Information on suppliers and materials.