This one year programme includes a series of projects designed to develop students’ creativity and build on existing millinery skills. With a strong focus on design development and specialist couture techniques including hand-shaping, block-making and theatrical millinery. Contextual studies, visual studies and professional practise add breadth to studio work, alongside tutorials, workshops and lectures. There is an additional equipment charge payable in class.
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The summer season is the busiest period for milliners. Special occasions such as weddings, Ascot, Glyndebourne and Henley demand headwear that makes the wearer look stylish and stand out from the crowd. This course covers some of the key techniques to create high fashion, statement millinery. Ideal for those with previous millinery experience who wish to broaden and refine their expertise.
Learn how to create beautiful and individual headpieces and trimmings using straw and sinamay sculpting techniques.
Develop your millinery skills in our specialist millinery studio with expert advice and technique demonstrations from a millinery professional. Focusing on Spring hats, in felts to lighter weight materials.
An opportunity to learn core millinery skills, such as blocking, wiring, edging, trimming and finishing.
You will start with felt before moving on to lighter weight materials.
Learn some basic processes of hat making in order to create your own hats.
Learn from a true maestro of feathers – Ian Bennett – how to shape, curl, dye, assemble and create stunning, professional-looking feather trimmings for hats and headpieces. Ideal for those who wish to add these techniques to their arsenal of millinery skills. Feathers available to purchase in class. Please bring a basic sewing kit and note pad.
For those with a keen interest in fashion, this course covers a different area of millinery each term, such as felt hat making, working with straws and sinanay, trimmings etc. this is a mixed level group suitable for intermediate to advanced in millinery.