2020 Straw Fedora + Boater Workshop Registration

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2020 Straw Fedora + Boater Workshop Registration

225.00

Registration deposit of $225 reserves your space in the workshop with remaining balance due first day.

2-DAY STRAW FEDORA + BOATER WORKSHOP $450

Time: February 1 + 2, 2020 

SATURDAY + Sunday 10AM - 5PM

“Blocking the shape and wiring the brim”

In this 2-day workshop students will learn to block a straw hat into a classic fedora or boater shape using a 2 part hat block and customizing the hat with the hand draping method to create the crown shape of choice. Exploring many options for traditional trimming, students will learn to finish their hat with grosgrain ribbon and a variety of sewing techniques. This workshop is appropriate for first time students and continuing students who would like to learn more about shaping the crown by hand and furthering hat trimming skills. 

Students will have a variety of straws to choose from in this two day workshop.

Space is limited to 4 students.

No prior sewing skills are needed to enroll, novice + advanced students are welcome.

This workshop is a great companion class to Robert Havens upcoming May embellishment workshops where you can gain further skills to take your Fedora or Boater hat to the next level.

The Flapper and the Needle,  Hat Trimming Workshop

Gold work, crewel work, stump work and embroidery stitches directly applied to the hat will be introduced. This technique allows you to create a surface design that enhances both modern and vintage styles of dress.


or

From Coat to Cloche, Dimensional Trim Workshop

Learn to work with millinery felt and straw to create dimensional decorative accessories to sew or pin onto clothing, shoes or hats.

dates to be announced soon


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Cancelation Policy: Please cancel 3 weeks prior to workshop for full refund, deposits will be kept for cancellations made with less than 3 weeks notice.