B Unique with "Foss n Feathers”#3 - 31st August - [Carole Maher]
B Unique Millinery's Virtual Workshop Series.
4 hr virtual session while you are at home and in your hat making space.
*** these sessions will NOT be recorded ***
These workshops will be limited to 15 people to ensure we can maintain a level interaction. If we have a large demand - additional sessions will be scheduled. This also maybe run in other time zones.
Anyone can join this virtually using Zoom, with plans to run these in each of B Unique Millinery's major Regions - Asia/Pacific (this one), North America and EMEA (Europe, Middle East, Africa).
Chance to test Zoom working correctly prior will also be available.
Carole is a full time, qualified Couture Milliner and an International Millinery Tutor and Lecturer who spends at least 3 months of each year teaching millinery masterclasses in London, Spain, France, Netherlands, USA, Canada, Ireland and Scotland and Australia. She is a regular visiting lecturer/tutor at (the only Australian milliner to teach at) the Royal College of Art London. She is a trail-blazer for milliners teaching overseas and is a regular Masterclass tutor at London Hat Week
Carole produces 2 collections a year for her private clients as well as in-store exclusive collections.
Carole is passionate and dedicated to innovation in millinery and specialises in new high tech materials and developing new millinery techniques. She has, and continues to, develop and introduce thermo plastics, thermo formable materials and new high tech materials into the millinery and fashion industries worldwide.
Carole lives on a 50 acre farm an hour from Sydney with her husband and a multitude of Australian animals.
This course is aimed at:
This is a fabulous workshop designed for the beginner to advanced milliner and focuses on creating stunning hats and headpieces that are very versatile and great to add your own creative flair to.
The course will involve:
Make one of these stunning little hats or headpieces using your own blocks, the fabulous Fosshape and (the best kept secret in the feather world) Goose Nagoire feathers .
You will learn how to use Fosshape and quickly, cleanly and inexpensively block crowns as well as other thermoplastics to create headpieces then you will learn all about goose nagoire feathers, choosing, dying, stripping and cutting/curling and then assembly. A demonstration of other thermoplastics will also show how you can vary headpieces at a later stage.
Using these techniques you can create a multitude of hats and headpieces that are fantastic, high quality, very robust and importantly, sell well.
Carole launched this workshop in Wagga Wagga in 2009 and updates the class each year. She invented and developed most of the techniques in this workshop. She loves to share her techniques and skill sets and gives this knowledge generously to use in creating millinery.
You will leave with
- One hat in this workshop but bring more blocks so that you can block more during the workshop to finish later.
All these techniques are bought together in this 4 hour workshop which is promised to be fun, interactive and enable students to confidently work.
Date: Monday 31st August
AU EST: 6am - 10am
UK Time: 9:00pm - 1:00am (Sun 30th Aug)
USA West Coast: 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm (Sun 30th Aug)
USA East Coast: 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm (Sun 30th Aug)
Supply list will be forwarded to each registered participant
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