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Hat Design Beginners (Millinery)/ AC024 (10 Weeks Class Based)

Course Overview

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Certificate of Attendance
Course Code:
AC024 | MON 19.00-21.00
Fees:
€110 | Materials Fee €50

This course is designed for those who have an interest in hat design. It is suitable for beginners, and will introduce the students to a variety of hat design techniques. The student will learn a number of technical skills and will create a number of hats during the class duration.

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Programme Description

PARTICIPANT PROFILE:

This introductory course is designed for those who have an interest in hat design. It is suitable for beginners and will introduce the students to a variety of hat design techniques. The student will learn a number of technical skills and will create a minimum of two headpieces during the class duration.

COURSE DESCRIPTION:

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

– Blocking techniques: Learn how to create a variety of hat bases.

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

– Working with Bias: Student will be taught how to cut and use bias strips in millinery design to create sculptural pieces.

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

– Pleating: How to create texture with pleating.

– Mounting headpieces: How to place and attach headpieces on a comb, headband or base with elastic etc.

Note:

The materials fee covers a beginners kit containing: 1 metre of Sinamay, matching thread, millinery needles, 1 metre of veiling, headband and comb. Additional choice materials are not covered by fee.

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