This course is aimed at:
Beginners who want to learn the art of blocking and trimming cocktails hats.
The course will involve:
A comprehensive overview of millinery materials, techniques and styles.
Practical application of blocking a pillbox percher on a wooden block.
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 for your own design.
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1About the Tutors
Jenny Roberts is one of the North’s leading milliners. Recognised for her couture brand, she has been creating beautifully crafted pieces for her clients for over 15 years. Over the last 7 years, along with her co-tutor Marie Halewood, they have gained an international reputation for their Millinery School, teaching to the highest standard for hobby and professional milliners.
Offering a variety of classes from their Harrogate based School Jenny and Marie are thrilled offer this studio course
You will leave with:
An understanding of which different hat shapes work for different face shapes, body shapes and dress silhouettes.
Practical skills in blocking of sinamay, wiring pillboxes, attaching petersham and head fastenings.
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
A finished sinamay pillbox hat
Information on suppliers and materials in order to create your own headpieces
Course Only, Course with Materials (UK Only)