SPECIALIST WORKSHOP FOR MILLINERS & DESIGNERS
PLEASE NOTE THAT ONLY 1 (ONE HOUR)FREE GRACE PERIOD WILL BE GRANTED ON ALL WORKSHOPS - WORKSHOPS WILL TERMINATE PROMPTLY AT 7PM!!!) - FOR THESE WORKSHOPS IT IS BETTER TO BRING AN OLD SHIRT OR APRON ALSO A NOTE BOOK IF YOU WISH TO TAKE NOTES.
N.B YOU ALSO HAVE THE OPTION DOING THE WORKSHOPS INTERMEDIATE & ADVANCE IN 2 PORTIONS JUST MENTION THIS WHEN BOOKING
COURSE PLAN FOR WORKSHOP
Introduction to Basic Hat Making
Half Day Course
Tasters into Hat Making
Introduction to IP
Taster on Copyright Law/ Artistic Plagiarism & Design rights Bases, Fascinators, Cocktail Hats & Combs
Bring an old hat for revamping and/or, learn to block and make fascinators & Cocktail Hats.
Produce 2 items. Choose your materials, Plan your design on paper if you wish. Learn how to prepare a block, how to shape, stiffen and iron. Introduction to sewing & needle threading how to make a basic mount with feathers or flowers, Take a picture of finished product for portfolio if you wish
Introduction to Intermediate Hat Making Workshop
2 SESSION ONE DAY COURSE
(bring your own lunch) 50% DEPOSIT REQ
Design Rights - what you need to know
How to block Felt or Straw Hat
Create Items of choice. Learn how to prepare the material of your choice, use of T-pins and block how to steam items, smooth, shape, iron, dry, stiffen, design your arrangement find source of inspiration, learn how to use trimmings, Create your own blocked hat, how to make your own pad. How to make flowers, dyeing sinamay & making other style of mounts and take a picture of finished product if you wish
Introduction to Advanced Hat Workshop
2 SESSIONS ONE DAY COURSE
How to make your own block from foam. How to make a Head Fitting Template. Use your block to make your own creation. How to keep and maintain it. Notes on the subject and other things that you may ask can be emailed to you and some copies provided as well as additional information on Trademark registration and copyright with some helpful links.