Exploring Headpieces • 33m
Master milliner Diana Cavagnaro teaches you how to perfectly cover a simple buckram base which is then trimmed, lined and stabilised with elastic and comb to sit securely on the head. All the necessary hand stitching is explained to enable you to create the always popular fascinator for the races or next special event.
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Block foundation straw and cover a button shape with silk and other fabrics or use sinamay and sculpture with parisisal creating a different appeal.
LESSON PLAN: Cocktail Foundation | Wire and cover | Trimming and Lining | Sculpturing
Silk Abaca Texture And Blossom
Explore the vibrancy of the silk abaca colours as you venture into the sweeping ruffle trims and floral millinery designs. Each can be used as a complete headpiece or as a feature on your headwear.
• Creating Ruffle Trims • Petaled Flowers • Autumn Flowers • Frangipani Designs
Using classic millinery techniques create pillboxes as a contemporary headpiece by adorning with intriguing trims and alluring veiling. Master how to cover your foundation using fabric perfectly.
LESSON PLAN: Pillbox Foundation | Wire and cover | Create a pattern from the block | Attach trims ...