East Village Hats

Hatworks and Millinery

Apr
29
9:00 AM09:00

Sculpting Felt Food Art Hats with Maor Zabar

Sculpting with felt and straw with Maor Zabar
595.00

Sunday April 29th 9am - 1pm and Monday April 30th 10 - 5pm

Sculpting with felt and straw is one of Maor's favorite ways to create hats.

As an artist it allows him to create sculptural renditions of every day objects he comes across. First he researches his inspiration, breaking down the components and assembling them using with different kinds of straw and felt of a variety of weights. Then he tends to the small details by painting, burning, scorching, adding embroidery and beads.

Whether you are a hat maker and want to experience working with felt and straw or you're an artist or costume designer who enjoys creating three dimensional object and would like to learn amazing new techniques, this workshop is for you.

In this class we will learn how to manipulate these materials by stretching, stiffening, molding, folding and more. We will explore different coloring techniques and even experience dry and wet felting. 

Don't miss that one time opportunity to sculpt felt with Maor as he does to create his unique food hat collection 

Basic sewing skills a must and a creative eye.  

$595 per person. All Materials included.

 

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May
5
9:00 AM09:00

Flower Headband making with Maor Zabar

Flower Headband making with Maor Zabar
150.00

Saturday May 5th 9am - 12pm

For all the flowers lovers. In this 3 hour workshop we are going to create a silk flower using various techniques such as fabric stiffening, heat shaping and painting on the wild silk. We will construct the base of the flower and attach it to a matching headband.

Basic sewing skills a must and a creative eye.  

$150 per person. All Materials included.

 

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May
6
9:00 AM09:00

Sculpting in Silk with Maor Zabar

Sculpting with Silk (inspired by Carniverous Plants) with Maor Zabar
595.00

Sunday May 6th 9am - 1pm and Monday May 7th 10 - 5pm

Join Maor Zabar for a 2 day workshop learning to drape and and paint silk to create hats inspired by his amazing Carnivorous Plants Collection.

In this hands on class you will explore the world of raw silk (Dupioni) and create a beautifully sculpted headpiece inspired by the pitcher plant.

Discover the endless possibilities of working with raw silk from draping to silk painting, Maor will guide you through the whole process. You will then learn how to combine all the pieces together to complete yourcreation.

The skills used in these glorious headpieces translate into many other light weight creations, you imagination can do the rest!

All you need is a creative eye.  

$595 per person. All Materials included.

 

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May
12
9:00 AM09:00

Draping Felt with Julia Knox

Draping in felt with Julia Knox
350.00

Saturday May 12th 9am-12pm and Sunday May 13th 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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May
13
2:00 PM14:00

Fascinator Workshop

Fascinator Workshop with Julia Knox
150.00

Sunday May 13th 2-5pm

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.  Perfect for creating your own Kentucky Derby Hat or piece for the royal wedding!!!

$150 all materials included.

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May
14
6:00 PM18:00

Ribbonwork Masterclass with Barbara Feinman

Ribbon Work Masterclass with Barbara Feinman
195.00

Monday May 14th 6-10pm

Throughout her career Barbara has been known for her distinctive, vintage inspired ribbon work. Join her for this 4 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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May
21
6:00 PM18:00

Flower Making with Lisa Shaub

150.00

Monday May 21st 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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May
26
9:00 AM09:00

Sinamay taster class with Bridget Bailey

Sinamay rolling class with Bridget Bailey
200.00

Saturday May 26th 9am-12pm 

During this 3 hour taster class Bridget Bailey will teach you how to prepare and roll sinamay to make neat delicate edges and perfect points that won’t fray. This course is about learning to roll from the very beginning and is suitable for students who have not worked in sinamay or done any rolling before.

Techniques on the course include: Stiffening, rolling and shaping sinamay.

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May
27
9:00 AM09:00

Sinamay Masterclass with Bridget Bailey

Sinamay Masterclass with Bridget Bailey
795.00

Sunday May 27th 9am-6pm and Monday May 28th 9am-6pm both with an hour for lunch

Bridget has a reputation for intriguing ideas and clever making.  Learn some of her special ways with sinamay to give the familiar material a new lease of life.

The techniques shown will include dying and colouring, making delicate sinamay leaves, flowers and feathers, neat rolled edges, perfect points and covering a headband in sinamay. All these skills and techniques are useful in millinery and will improve your finish.

This course is about practicing and understanding techniques rather than making a whole piece. Bridget finds the learning is very different when we do it in this way and better for everyone doing the techniques for themselves afterwards.

No previous experience necessary

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Jun
3
9:30 AM09:30

Make your own Sunhat with Julia Knox

295.00

Sunday June 3rd 9.30-1 and Sunday June 10th 930-1pm

Learn to block a classic straw fedora / cloche / or widebrim on the Saturday, as well as learn about the different materials that can be used and possible shapes. Return on the 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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Jun
23
9:30 AM09:30

Make your own fedora with Julia Knox

Make your own fedora with Julia Knox
295.00

Saturday June 16th 9-12pm and Sunday June 17th 9.30-1pm

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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Apr
23
10:00 AM10:00

Wonderflex Masterclass with Jaycow

Fosshape masterclass with Jaycow
450.00

Monday April 23rd 10am -7pm

During this full day workshop Jaycow will take you through working with fosshape from the very beginning. You will learn working with to block basic hat shapes factoring in shrinkage to create statement cocktail hats, covered in leather, fabric or other millinery materials. You'll finish the class with a finished hat and a pocket full of design inspiration.

Basic sewing skills and a creative eye are a must. All materials included.

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Apr
22
10:00 AM10:00

Sinamay Masterclass with Jaycow

Sinamay masterclass with Jaycow
450.00

Sunday April 22nd 10am - 7pm

During this full day workshop Jaycow will take you through working with sinamay from the very beginning. You will learn to drape a hat from sinamay as well as many trimming techniques. You'll finish the class with a finished hat and a pocket full of design inspiration.

Basic sewing skills and a creative eye are a must. All materials included.

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Apr
15
4:00 PM16:00

Turban making with Julia Knox

Turban making class with Julia Knox
175.00

Sunday TBA 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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