East Village Hats

Hatworks and Millinery

Oct
21
10:00 AM10:00

Wet Felting with Tierre Taylor

Wet Felting with Tierre Taylor
295.00

Sunday October 21st, 10-5pm with a break for lunch

Felting is a magical process where layers of merino wool are agitated with hot soapy water, in order to create a fabric that is both strong and texturally interesting.

During this workshop you will not only learn about the process of felting, but will gain understanding on how to create a seamless sculptural form that lends itself to making hats, bags, and vessels. Each person will have a fully felted, blocked hat finished by the end of the class.

All Materials included, no skills necessary

 

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Oct
22
6:00 PM18:00

Flower Making with Lisa Shaub

Flower making with Lisa Shaub
150.00

Monday October 22nd 6-9pm

In this workshop you will discover which shapes work for petals, how to choose the correct materials and combine colors for a pleasing overall look, and how to construct your own beautiful flowers from material to finished product. You will leave the workshop having created your own handmade flower to wear on a headband, pin or necklace.

Lisa Shaub has been creating original millinery for thirty years in New York City, specializing in handmade hats and fascinators that have a natural, organic feel. She's known for creating her own hand made flowers and trims from fine fabrics. Her flowers look different from others with a soft deconstructed look, using unusual color combinations and textures.

$150 all materials included.

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Nov
4
9:30 AM09:30

Draping Felt with Julia Knox

Draping in felt with Julia Knox
350.00

Sunday November 4th 9.30am-1pm and Sunday November 11th 9.30am-1pm

Learn to drape a cloche and a cocktail hat in felt. Draping will take place on the first Sunday, while finishing and trimming will be done on the  next Sunday. You'll get the chance to choose from our huge array of felts and trims, to make a pair of hats you will be proud to show off. These skills are all that's required to make styles in your home, and we'll give you the supplier list you need to get started.

You will end the workshop with 2 great winter looks.

Basic hand sewing skills a must. All materials included. Mimosas optional!

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Nov
4
4:00 PM16:00

Turban making with Julia Knox

Turban making class with Julia Knox
175.00

Sunday November 4th 4-7pm

In this 3 hours class learn to cut sew and drape a soft and comfortable turban. This technique works with almost any fabric and can be styled in many different ways, creating the ultimate bad hair day solution!

All materials included, hand sewing skills a must, bring your own fabric if you like.

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Nov
11
3:00 PM15:00

Make your own fascinator with Julia Knox

Fascinator Workshop with Julia Knox
150.00

Sunday November 11th 3-6pm

An introduction to fascinator construction - no skills necessary, this fun class will have you putting together a fun fascinator using your choice of a wonderful array of our trimmings - drinks will be served and you will come away with a completed fascinator to grace your wardrobe.  

$150 all materials included.

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Nov
12
6:00 PM18:00

Ribbon Work Masterclass with Barbara Feinman

Ribbon Work Masterclass with Barbara Feinman
195.00

Monday November 12th 6-9pm

Throughout her career Barbara has been known for her distinctive, vintage inspired ribbon work. Join her for this 3 hour masterclass where you will learn 5 distinct techniques and how to apply them to your hats.

Some hand sewing skills necessary, all materials provided, but you can bring your own hat (either vintage or made by you) to apply trims to if you wish.

$195 per person, materials included.

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Nov
18
10:00 AM10:00

Make your own Straw Hat with Julia Knox

Make your own Straw hat with Julia Knox
295.00

Sunday 18th November 10am-1pm and Sunday 25th November 10am-1.30pm

Learn to block a classic straw fedora / cloche / or widebrim on the first Sunday, as well as learn about the different materials that can be used and possible shapes. Return on the next Sunday and learn to finish your chosen hat, shape it and trim it.

You will end the workshop with a great addition to your summer wardrobe.

Basic hand sewing skills a must. All materials included.

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Dec
2
10:00 AM10:00

Make Your Own Fedora with Julia Knox

Make your own fedora with Julia Knox
295.00

Sunday December 2nd 10am-1pm and Sunday December 9th 9.30am-1pm

Learn to block a classic fedora / porkpie / or homburg in felt on the first Sunday, as well as learn about the materials that can be used and possible shapes. Return on the next Sunday and learn to finish your chosen hat, shape it and trim it. Work fast and you can block a second piece to finish at home (there is a additional charge for materials for the second hat).

You will end the workshop with a great addition to your wardrobe.

Basic hand sewing skills a must. Materials included.

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Dec
2
2:00 PM14:00

Couture Cocktail Hat Creation with Barbara Feinman

Couture Cocktail Hat Creation with Barbara Feinman
195.00

Sunnday December 2nd 2-6pm

Learn to create Barbara's classic Burlesque cocktail hat. Perfect for that holiday party!!! This luxurious piece can be styled in a number of ways and will give you a chance to express your personal style while learning to create a couture standard cocktail hat.

Basic hand sewing skills required, all materials and equipment provided, but you can bring your own fabrics and trims if you wish.

$195 per person, all materials included.

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Apr
6
8:30 AM08:30

Leather Rose Taster Class with Jill Humphries

Leather Rose taster class with Jill Humphries
225.00

Saturday April 6th 8.30am - 12pm

In this workshop you will learn to make a beautiful leather rose headpiece on a leather headband. Learn the basics from the leather flower expert, all the way from Australia. Jill will take you through the steps of shaping the leather roses and their leaves as well as how to finish them as a simple leather headband.

These stunning techniques will be familiar from Jill’s much admired instagram, and will give you an excellent start for making and designing your own leather floral headpieces.

All materials included.

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Apr
7
10:00 AM10:00

Leather Flower Masterclass with Jill Humphries

Leather Flower Masterclass with Jill Humphries
450.00

Sunday April 7th 10am - 5pm with an hour for lunch

In this workshop you will learn to make a selection of different blooms from leather. Utilizing various tools and materials learn from the leather flower expert, all the way from Australia. Jill will take you through all the steps of shaping the leather petals too create leather blossoms, rose bud, camellias, magnolias, daisies and poppies. Jill will also introduce painting leather flowers metallics for added drama.

These stunning techniques will be familiar from Jill’s much admired instagram, and will give you an excellent basis for making and designing your own leather floral work, whether for display or use in millinery or costume making.

All materials included.

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Apr
8
10:00 AM10:00

Leather Rose and Vine Masterclass with Jill Humphries

Leather Rose and Vine Masterclass with Jill Humphries
450.00

Monday April 8th 10am - 5pm with an hour for lunch

In this workshop you will learn to make a dramatic leather rose headpiece with a quill thorn vine. Learn from the leather flower expert, all the way from Australia. Jill will take you through all the steps of shaping the leather flowers and vines as well as the couture techniques for a complete finished headpiece.

These stunning techniques will be familiar from Jill’s much admired instagram, and will give you an excellent basis for making and designing your own leather floral headpieces.

All materials included.

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