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OPTIONAL MINI COURSES

Taught on Sunday September 23, 2018 1-5pm

VLADIMIR STRATICIUC
(Spain)
BRIDAL LACE HAT
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A bride wants every detail perfect on her special day! Creating a little head piece to match or accent her dress can be the beautiful finishing touch. Students will learn in this 4-hr mini course how to work with lace. Techniques for stiffening lace, wiring and assembling the lace to create a stunning piece for bridal or beyond!
CANDACE KLING
(United States)
BOWS BOWS BOWS
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All thumbs when you tie a bow?
Learn “bow basics” and beyond. Come away with a repertoire of loops and tails which may be combined in countless spectacular ways. Make a bow delicately stitched and one boldly wired. Gain the knowledge, confidence and courage to create your own monster fabric bow, the kind that might adorn a wedding dress or runway gown. Come and learn the skills to expand your bow-making repertoire.
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GALINA KOFOD
(Australia)
EVA FOAM FLOWERS
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Learn to make beautiful looking flowers from EVA FOAM. Participants will cover all the stages of the process of creating flowers from EVA FOAM. This will include preparation of EVA FOAM, making patterns, dying, assembling and finishing techniques. At the end of class, students will have a ready-to-wear EVA FOAM flower for a headpiece or trim.
EDWINA IBBOTSON
(England)
METAL FLOWERS
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Add an ‘edge’ to your millinery with flowers made from metal sheets. New or recycled metal, this flower technique brings a new texture to the more familiar silk flowers.
Learn to use traditional flower making tools to create beautiful metal flowers. We will focus on a rose, but will explore other shapes as well.
DIRK-JAN & MARCEL
de Hoedenmaker (the Hatter)
(The Netherlands)
PLAYING WITH BUNTAL-JINSEN
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Learn to work with this exciting material, buntal-jinsen! Buntal-jinsen has a definite preference in how it wants to be used, so don't fight it, let it's natural beauty flow into a quickly created and uniquely shaped hat. Let's PLAY with BUNTAL-JINSEN!
LOUISE MACDONALD
(Australia)
SCULPTED SINAMAY TURBAN
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The turban is this season's on-trend headwear. In this mini course, learn the fundamentals of sinamay preparation , manipulation and shaping to make your own flowing sinamay turban or turban wrap, without the need of a block.
PHILLIP RHODES
(Australia)
SIMPLE TOOL FLOWERS
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Using a few tools and simple patterns, students create easily assembled flowers to trim their hats. Fused fabrics preclude messy and discoloring liquid fabric stiffeners. The ultimate difference lay in fabric choices and creative use of materials to make attractive flower centers. Rather than faithful botanical replicas, this course tends to lean toward the quirky and fanciful, a fun homage to the flower!
IAN BENNETT
(England)
VEILING: BLOCKING & CREATING FACE & FULL VEILS
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Ever wanted to use veiling properly? Not just gathered or pleated, actually blocked and shaped to give that couture feel to your fabulous headpiece. Students will discover how to cut, block and attach veils for that truly elegant feel for the smaller but dramatic headpiece.