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Millinery Courses

Come and enjoy a lovely day amongst the sinamay material, flowers, ribbons, sinamay, hat blocks and brims.

If you have something special that you would like to incorporate into your design, bring it along.

All workshops are designed to be fun and informal but extremely productive and informative.

Our Hatmaking - Hat Making Millinery Courses are provided from our premises based in Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa.

Millinery Course Options

Option 1:

In your Full course you learn how to make a large ladies Hat and a Wedding hat with veiling (net) and a fascinator. (Those pretty ones Kate is wearing now). We include one Hat block so you can practice at home and you get an instructional CD. With all the knowhow how to make your hat and the fascinator and the wedding hat as well as how to do flowers and rolled leaves and so much more. Including 3 patterns for different brims. Wow a whole lot for you to exercise.

You get to know how to block with the sinamay material.
How to harden the material for a good quality look.
How to form and make your hat.
The cutting prosess
The trimming of your hats and making of flowers.
How to wear your hat and to look like a Diva.

We include a light lunch and refreshments, tuition and materials to make you stunning hats.

The workshop runs from 9h00 - 15h00 for 2 to 3 days depending on your sewing skills, to pack as much information into the day as possible.

The price per person is R 5 000 including one block, brim patterns, instructional CD, a large hat and a wedding hat and a fascinator.

My workspace is at home. My designs are available on the products page »
I have spent my whole life designing and creating things, but once I found millinery, I knew I've found my passion and I love sharing it with you.

This practical course is suitable for beginners and will introduce you to a variety of techniques to create your own unique hat. All materials are included. You take home you stunning designs. And a whole lot more.

Don’t hesitate to contact me you’ll be surprise with the knowledge that you take home.


Option 2:

3 and a half day course. Come and learn the skill of hat making and be your own boss.
You will make in your first day a large ladies hat teaching you to do flowers, ribbons, petals, square blocks and lilies.

On day 2 you’ll do a Hatanator style hat (a combination between a hat and a fascinator) with all necessary trimmings.

On day 3 we do 2 Fascinators teaching the skill of base work and working with veiling and crinoline.

Last half day we do pattern designing and cutting your patterns and do Marketing how to market your products. Price calculation.

You receive an instructional CD with 165 steps making hats.

You get a Certificate of Basic Hat making attendance.

All for R7000


Option 3:

Two day Hatmaking course come and learn at our studio the skill of hats. In your 2 day workshop you will make a large ladies hat and learn blocking and joining the hat and triming the hat. You get your brimpaterns. Be your own boss for only R3000.


Option 4: Fascinators

Learn the skill of fascinators.
Play with lace, swe swe fabric, african designs and feathers to create three fascinators.
One day only for R1750.


Beautifull range of sinamay in different colours
2016 Students      
Satisfied customers who all loved their hat training course

You will learn :
- How to block
- How to do wire sewing
- Forming of a hat
- To explore colours and designs
- To work with sinamay, crinoline and veiling
- To expirement with feathers, trimmings, silk flowers and spray!

Kindly contact me to enroll or if you require
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