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

Course Overview

Certificate of Attendance
Course Code:
AC024 | MON 19.00-21.00
€110 | Materials Fee €40

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

Basic Millinery techniques, such as working with Sinamay: one of the main hat making foundations used in Millinery.

  • Using stripping to create sculptural organic pieces.
  • Working with Millinery wire.
  • How to create base for chosen hat.
  • How to manipulate feathers in making of hat.
  • Mounting pieces on a comb, headband or base with elastic and much more.

Note: Each participant needs to bring along a sketchbook and notebook with pens and colour pencils for concept design and their own choice of additional materials following the first demonstration class. The Materials Fee covers a Beginners Kit ONLY containing: 1 metre of Sinamay, Elastic, Comb, 1 metre of trims, Brides & Scribes, Additional choice materials are not covered by the materials fee.

This provision is co-funded by the Irish Government and the European Social Fund as part of the ESF Programme for Employability, Inclusion and Learning 2014 – 2020.