Millinery Workshops Felt Course

Millinery Felt

Course Duration – 5 days – €500.00

Monday – Friday – 10 am-1pm – 2pm-5pm

The course includes all the materials needed to complete 3 headpieces as well as a light lunch, tea and coffee each day.

B&B will be organised on request.

Maximum of 6 per course.

This course will give you an introduction into the world of felt millinery in our relaxed friendly studio.

You will be shown the techniques and skills needed to block and shape hoods to create elaborate and stylish headpieces from start to finish. You will complete 3 felt hats / percher to take home with you.

The course is structured to allow you explore felt and understand its true abilities for headwear, it will also show the different types of felt available and the sizes it can be purchased in.

Look at the different shapes of hats and recognising which styles suit different people.

You will be introduced to the traditional wooden hat blocks in our extensive range from vintage to new blocks.

When you have selected the shape you would like to work with we will go through the following steps.

Prepare Block
Stiffen
Steam
Block
Remove from block
Assemble
Wire
Stitch
Trim
Make and attach lining if required.
Finish your hat.