Millinery Essentials Course • 1h 25m
Learn how to block and stiffen felt hats in a variety of styles. Give the brim edge a perfect finish with options taught and complete by adorning with creative felt trims.
LESSON PLAN: Blocking and stiffening felt brim and crown | Wiring and binding or bevelling brim edge | Collection of trimming ideas
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The bias weave of the lightweight fine Parisisal Straw allows it to shape onto a block readily. Learn how to ensure a smooth finish that has strength and stability.
LESSON PLAN: Block crown and Brim separately or all in one | Techniques to finish the brim edge
Headpieces And Fascinators
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.
LESSON PLAN: Create a base in different...
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