Millinery Essentials Course • 1h 23m
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.
LESSON PLAN: Block crown and brim | Wire edge | Binding options | Connecting crown to brim | Completing with a variety of decorative bands
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Explore how to redesign your basic brim by adding or taking away to give a basic brim a sensational look.
LESSON PLAN: Insert extras | Spots & shot methods | Patchwork or pleat | Cut & curl | Extend or double up | Crinoline Brims
Make the crown the style feature of your hat as you learn several ways to cover with fabric including pleating or swathing.
LESSON PLAN: Buckram crowns | Double crowns | Fabric covering | Swathing
The trim gives your hat a unique personality. Learn how to redesign feathers, form loops and bows to give height and personality to your headwear.
LESSON PLAN: Feather shaping and redesign | Variety of bows and loops in fabric or straw