• A Rendezvous With Hats

    4 videos

    Master milliner Diana Cavagnaro from San Diego USA, is excited to share all her hands on methods to create four different styles of headwear. Learn to make a tailored boater hat and an elegant picture hat based on buckram using flat pattern methods. Winter style is all about a comfortable felt ha...

  • Fascinator Hats

    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...

  • Millinery Essentials Course

    14 videos

    Bring your ideas to life with 15+ hours of comprehensive millinery techniques to extend your repertoire and develop a range of creative styles. Learn something new or refresh your skills as you join Master Milliner Elaine Mergard with over 50 years of hat making experience. With over 100 techniqu...

  • French Flower Making Course

    5 videos

    Flowers are the true beauty of nature and a favoured trim on headwear. Through this set of lessons of French Flower Making techniques you will learn how to tool your stiffened silk to create your own beautiful lilies, blossoms, roses, poppies and more. Tuition to enable you to create nine unique ...

  • Swiss Straw Course

    3 videos

    Master the skill of working with Swiss braids to create contemporary or vintage millinery styles including pillbox, cloche, Dior and Boater Hats. Throughout this Course Elaine shares all her tips and techniques to help you shape these exquisite straws into headwear. The variety of texture and col...

  • Dolls & Bears Classic Hats

    2 videos

    Using traditional millinery techniques learn to make your own miniature hats for Dolls or Bears, with a perfect finish. Make an elegant garden party hat to frame the face using fabric to co-ordinate wth the outfit. To turn up one side, you will be taught how to do this without the need of a block...

  • Handcrafted Flowers Course

    5 videos

    Discover a unique range of flowers to add to your headpieces and hats. This course teaches you how to use a variety of straws and materials to make gorgeous flowers with range of techniques to complement your millinery style. Create 28 unique floral techniques that require no additional tools. Le...

  • Tinting Millinery Course

    3 videos

    Colours are very important in our lives as they directly influence our emotions. Learn a variety of tinting techniques to add a fresh uniqueness to your millinery range. Unleash the creative artist within whether you are tinting millinery flowers, adding patterns to straw or transforming trims in...

  • Course Resources

    2 videos

    Recommended course specific materials and supporting documents.
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