Titfer tat, fancy a new hat? Need a headdress for a wedding or event? How about a fascinator, a saucer hat or a perky two-piece? Design and make your own - or upcycle an antique topper from a charity shop.
Over the 10 weeks you can make a hat in straw, felt or fabric covered bases, decorated with feathers or organza drapes.
Tutor: Denise Innes
Date & Time: Monday mornings, 10am - 1pm
Venue: Albright, New Brewery Arts
PRICE: £200.00 (£0.00 VAT)
All abilities welcome
What you will need:
Basic sewing kit, thimble, tape measure and ruler, scissors, plyres/wire cutters, round nosed plyers, pins
We recommend you bring a hatbox to transport hats to and from class.
Basic materials (eg wire, petersham, stiffners) are included. Straw, felt and trimmings are bought from the tutor at approximately £20 per hat.
Learning from scratch or adding to existing skills you will cover:
- Blocking different fabrics
- How to insert a petersham ribbon
- How to wire and manipulate fabrics
- How to trim hats
- How to finish hats