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HandBlock-HeadPiece-HandBag Masterclass by Carole Maher - 2 DAYS on SUN 11TH -M0N 12TH OCT 2020
Learn how to create a hand bag and a headpiece using hat blocks and regular millinery materials. Imagine using your hat blocks to make hand bags!!
You will learn how to create a pattern and block using a thermo formable material, then how to cover and construct a bag, how to fix bag furniture/findings like zips, d.clips, handles, magnets, chain etc. Discover how to think in 3 dimensions when looking at hat blocks, learn techniques used in the bag making industry, including design, pattern, blocking, lining and hardware. You will complete a handbag in this workshop, using hat blocks, thermoplastic and a textile/leather plus findings, making a professional finish.
You will also spend 1/2 day making a headpiece or small hat using a mixture of thermoplastic materials and the same or contrasting fabric as the bag. This will enable you to provide a much needed service to clients wishing to have co-ordinated look.
Both handbag and headpiece will be constructed using Shantung straw.
Both Shantung straw and the hat blocks are include in the workshop costs as well as all other specialist materials needed for the workshop. The hat blocks are yours to take home!
This class is ideal for Beginner Hat Makers, Intermediate Hat Makers, Advanced Hat Makers,Hat Wearers, Hat Buyers and all Adult
Workshop Materials will be provided:
With an initial £200 non-refundable deposit, you can secure your space on this £435 two days of Masterclass teaching!
- Instalment payment options available
- Workshop materials and hat blocks will be provided just come with your sewing kit
- The hat blocks are yours to take home
- Full lunch provided
- Tea, coffee and snacks served throughout the day
- A lovely learning environment
Date: Sunday 11/10/2020 - Monday 12/10/2020
Class Time: 10am-6pm daily
Course Price: £435
Knowledge Dock, 4-6 University Way, Royal Docks, London E16 2RD)
Nearest train station: Cyprus DLR Station
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Carole Maher started her millinery training in England with Rose Cory and at the London College of Fashion before graduating from Sydney Institute of Fashion Technology as a qualified Couture Milliner.
She has pioneered the global introduction, research, development and distribution of thermoplastics in millinery and the fashion industry and is very passionate about innovation and development in millinery.
Carole currently teaches workshops and lectures around the world and is a regular Guest Tutor at The Creative Workshops, London.
Carole is visiting lecturer and tutor at The Royal College of Art, London. She also delivers millinery workshops at Kensington and Chelsea College of Fashion and masterclass workshops in Ireland, Scotland,France, Spain, AustralAsia and America, as well as in her own studio in Grose Vale, New South Wales, Australia.