The course will involve:

  • A series of sinamay trims will then be demonstrated and practiced including bows, fans, bias loops, veils, ruches, roses, lilies and free form shapes.
  • Time spent exploring techniques and trimmings

You will need


  • 3 – 4 metres of sinamay

Other items of equipment

  • Pins
  • Tape measure
  • Needle and thread
  • Normal scissors (not dressmaking silk scissors
  • Use of a iron (preferably a steam iron)
  • Water spray
  • Ironing board

You will leave with:

  • Samples of a variety of sinamay trims and understanding of how to secure them to your base.
  • An understanding of design, proportion, balance and the application of colour
  • Information on suppliers and materials in order to create your own headpieces

For pictures of this course please follow this link to our facebook page and view the album


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