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Hat Design (Millinery) Continuation AC034 | 10 Weeks Classroom Based

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Course Code:
AC034 | 10 Weeks | WED 19.00 - 21.00
Fees:
€110 materials €50

This Hat Design continuation course
is suitable for those who already have some prior knowledge of millinery techniques and wish to build on their skills. each participant will learn a number of technical skills aimed at the creation of a finished cocktail hat during the class duration.

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Programme Description

ARTICIPANT PROFILE:

This Level 2 course is designed for those who have already completed level 1 Millinery course or who already have some prior knowledge of millinery techniques and wish to build on their skills. Each student will learn a number of technical skills to create a finished cocktail hat during the class duration.

COURSE DESCRIPTION:

– Introduction to working with Buckram: One of the main hat making foundations used in Millinery.

– Blocking techniques: Learn how to use a wooden block to create a hat base using buckram.

– Wiring: Learn sewing techniques to attach millinery wire to add structure and strength to the hat

– Draping: Student will be taught how to drape the buckram foundation to ensure a smooth professional finish.

– Couture sewing techniques.

– Veiling: How to cut and sew veiling to create vintage styles, add texture and create unique looks.

– Lining: How to line the inside of the hat.

– Bias trims: Learn how to use bias to create a variety of trims.

– Mounting headpieces: How to place and attach headpieces using hat elastic, headband etc.

Note:

Each student will be required to provide their own choice of stretch fabric for draping with matching thread (this fabric will not be required for the first three classes). The materials fee covers a level 2 kit containing: Half a metre of buckram, millinery needles, millinery pins, stiffener, millinery wire, 1 metre of veiling, headband and hat elastic. Additional choice materials are not covered by fee.

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