It is a truth universally acknowledged,
that those in possession of a head, must be in want of a hat.
Historical Millinery Holiday Summer School in Canberra this January
15-19 January 2018 (only 4 places left)
Ages 12 - Adults ~ 1.30-5.00pm each day
Learn to block a top hat, wire & cover a bonnet/hat and knit a beret or cloche.
Places are limited to 6 - only when your registration is paid will your place be held.
Needles (millinery, mixed pack of 3-9)
Fabric and paper scissors
100% Guterman Polyester thread in black and white (100m rolls will be sufficient)
Tailors chalk or tailors pencil
Apron (to cover chest and thighs - waterproof or thick to prevent moisture affecting your clothes)
Household pins (26 x 0.75mm)
Dressmaking pins (30 x 0.60mm)
Gladwrap and two rolls of cheap paper towel
Pencil, pen, sharpener, eraser, ruler & 2-ring folder
(Optional for those wishing to learn to knit) 5mm x 30cm circular knitting needle and set of 5 double point knitting needles, 20cm x 5mm. Birch or addi brands recommended. Do not use Lincraft brand.
Other useful items you may wish to bring include:
Ribbons & feathers
Registration includes refreshments, information booklet, felt hat blanks, wool, buckram, petersham, wire and use of professional blocks and hat stiffening. Most supplies are imported from Europe and can be rather costly. Refunds are only given if the class is cancelled.
Teacher: Aylwen Gardiner-Garden is a historical dressmaker & milliner in Canberra who has studied millinery at the London College of Fashion, hand embroidery at the Royal School of Needlework and historic hand sewing at the School of Historic Dress in England.
After paying below or at http://www.earthlydelights.com.au/upcoming please complete your registration at https://goo.gl/forms/yWwkXYitXrnAnAQB3