Millinery Workshops Pillbox course

Millinery Workshops

Making Fabric cover pillbox/percher

2 day course Saturday and Sunday 10 am-1pm 2pm-5pm €250.00

The course includes all the materials needed to complete 2 headpieces as well as a light lunch both days.

B&B will be organised on request.
Maximum of 6 per course.

You will be shown the millinery techniques and skills needed to block and shape buckram as the foundation material, to design and create elaborate, stylish fabric covered Pilllbox / Percher from start to finish.

You will be given an introduced to the traditional wooden hat blocks from our extensive range.

Once you have gone through the introduction and selected your block we will go through the following steps
Prepare the block
Block the buckram
Remove from the block
Wire the shape
Cover with your fabric.
Trim the piece with feathers, flowers etc.
Attach the millinery elastic.
Make and attach lining.