Millinery courses are booked by appointment at a time that suits and are for a maximum of 3 people per course but are often 1-2-1. The five day intensive course is an exception and is only offered 1-2-1. The courses can be tailored to meet your requirements and ability. Sewing skills would be preferable, but a high level may not be necessary. Please contact us directly by phone or email to discuss and book one of these courses.


During this three day course you will learn how to work with sinamay and felt.  

Using traditional methods of millinery, the course consists of making a headpiece, blocking a cocktail hat and blocking and designing a felt cloche. ​


We also provide an extra fascinator or headpiece kit to take home, which will reinforce what has been learnt during the course.

Sewing skills are required during this course.

3 days - £450 including all materials

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A one to one intensive course that takes place over 5 consecutive day for those students interested in gaining a sound understanding of millinery, and ideal for those considering venturing into the world of millinery.


Sewing skills are essential, previous millinery knowledge may be  helpful.


During this course students can be expected to complete up to five hats/headpieces from the following: fascinator, headpiece, freeform fascinator, cocktail hat or button, sculpture, cloche or hat with separate crown and brim.


Students will learn various techniques of work with sinamay and straw or felt, and how to create a variety of decorations using different materials.


As this is a one to one course it can be tailored to meet your needs. Extensive advice and a comprehensive list of suppliers and information will be provided during the course.

5 days - £850 including all materials

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During the three day felt course you will create three different styles of felt hat. This will include a combination of the following choices: a 1920's style cloche, freeform cloche, perching hat, beret, pillbox or a 1940's style hat. You will learn how to steam and block felt hoods in order to prepare the hat and decorate using felt, lace and a variety of other materials. 

Sewing skills are required for this course.

3 days - £450 including all materials

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