Tuesday, 8 March 2011

Fancy trying Millinery??

There is a growing trend for wearing gorgeous hats and fascinators, just look at Kate Middleton last week in St. Andrews!
How about turning your hand to millinery and making your own headwear?Hats on Heads in Lincoln, design and make bespoke millinery for weddings, Ascot and special occasions. They also run IN2Fashion courses and workshops at their Lincoln Studio, of course with Janome Sewing Machines (courtesy of Couling Sewing Machines in Lincoln). Just look at their beautiful workroom! They run a range of IN2Fashion Sewing Courses for adults and children including Beginners Dressmaking, Dressmaking, Pattern Cutting, Corsetry, Fabric Jewellery, Textiles,Millinery and Hat making Hen Days. Classes for IN2Dressmaking for Teens have made fun and fashionable skirts, and also simple wrap skirts with 8 to 11 year olds. For more information on their bespoke millinery service and their workshops, check out their website Hats on Heads.

The Textile Workshop in Sherwood, Nottingham, runs various craft related courses, from one day special workshop on feltmaking and embellishing, to courses running courses over several weeks on millinery, dressmaking, silversmithing and much much more! And.... I've got the hat making bug myself and recently signed up for their weekly millinery class!

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