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 techniques on demand and such a diversity of headwear on offer you are established to market your headwear collection.
Traditional millinery blocking methods are taught using wooden millinery blocks to create a sinamay crown and brim. You will learn several ways to bind edge of brims and design bands to complete your first hats.
Discover how to make fascinator and headpiece bases in different shapes using different components plus tips to trim and line your headpiece to give a quality finish. Learn design principles and how to use fabric to co-ordinate with your clients outfit.
Create this sculptured combination of a hat and fascinator. Learn to block basic Hatinator shape then discover how to remould, twist, pleat, splice, braid with the addition of textiles to give a totally new look.
LESSON PLAN: Styling and sculpturing with sinamay | Pari and crinoline | Adding f...
Give all your hats and headpieces a professional finish with a choice of lining methods to suit the style chosen. Learn how to choose the correct fabric for liners and then secure the lining in each headwear piece.
LESSON PLAN: Gathered and Pleated linings | Ruffled linings | Flat tip lining |...