East Village Hats

Hatworks and Millinery

Mar
23
9:00 AM09:00

Make your own fedora with Julia Knox

Make your own fedora with Julia Knox
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Make your own fedora with Julia Knox
295.00

Saturday March 23rd 9am-12pm and Sunday March 24th 10-1pm

Learn to block a classic fedora / porkpie / or homburg in felt on the Saturday, as well as learn about the materials that can be used and possible shapes. Return on the 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
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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Apr
14
9:00 AM09:00

Make your own fascinator with Julia Knox

Fascinator Workshop with Julia Knox
150.00

Sunday April 14th 10-1pm

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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Apr
14
1:00 PM13:00

Headdress Creation with Veritee Hill

Headdress Creation with Veritee Hill
450.00

Sunday April 14th 1-5pm and Monday April 15th 1-5pm

Learn to create a dramatic headpiece perfect for performance in this 2 part class. Veritee will take you though the construction of a dynamic structure using couture techniques (and insider shortcuts). Once you have constructed your framework you will learn to design and complete your unique and dramatic headpiece. This technique is ideal for performance headwear and you'‘ll finish your piece just in time for the Easter Bonnet Parade!

Some homework required between sessions so plan to create some work time.

All Materials included, hand sewing skills necessary.

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May
5
2:00 PM14:00

Floral Sinamay class with Denise Duong

Floral Sinamay Workshop with Denise Duong
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Floral Sinamay Workshop with Denise Duong
195.00

Sunday May 5th 2-6pm

Sinamay is a beautiful and versatile light weight straw from the Philippines. In this class you will learn to sculpt sinamay flowers and other elements in sinamay, combine colors and add design elements to make a beautiful airy fascinator.

All materials provided in a lovely array of colors including bases. End the class with a unique finished piece to add to your wardrobe or for the Kentucky Derby.

 

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May
11
9:00 AM09:00

Make your own fedora with Julia Knox

Make your own fedora with Julia Knox
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Make your own fedora with Julia Knox
295.00

Saturday May 11th 9am-12pm and Sunday May 12th 10am-1.30pm

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 Monday 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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May
12
3:00 PM15:00

Turban making with Julia Knox

Turban making class with Julia Knox
175.00

Sunday May 12th 3-6pm

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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Jun
2
2:00 PM14:00

Make your own straw hat with Julia Knox

Make your own Straw hat with Julia Knox
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Make your own Straw hat with Julia Knox
295.00

Sunday June 2nd 2-5pm and Sunday June 9th 2-5.30pm

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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Sep
15
1:00 PM13:00

Make your own draped cocktail hat and cloche with Julia Knox

Draping in felt with Julia Knox
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Draping in felt with Julia Knox
350.00

Sunday September 15th 1-4pm and Sunday September 22nd 1-4pm

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.

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Mar
18
10:00 AM10:00

Leather blocking with Jaycow

Leather blocking with Jaycow
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Leather blocking with Jaycow
450.00

Monday March 18th 10am -6pm

During this full day workshop Jaycow will take you through working with leather blocked over 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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Mar
17
10:00 AM10:00

Sinamay Masterclass with Jaycow

Sinamay masterclass with Jaycow
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Sinamay masterclass with Jaycow
450.00

Sunday March 17th 10am - 6pm

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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