East Village Hats

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Oct
14
10:00 AM10:00

Sinamay draping masterclass with Jaycow

Sinamay draping masterclass with Jaycow
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Sinamay draping masterclass with Jaycow
450.00

Monday October 14th 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 without need for blocks 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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Oct
21
1:00 PM13:00

Headdress Creation with Veritee Hill

Headdress Creation with Veritee Hill
450.00

Monday October 21st 1-5pm and Monday October 28th 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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Oct
26
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 October 26th 9am-12pm and Sunday October 27th 10am-1-30pm

Learn to block a classic fedora / porkpie / or homburg in felt on the first day, as well as learn about the materials that can be used and possible shapes. Return on the next day 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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Nov
3
10:00 AM10:00

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 November 3rd 10am-1pm and Sunday November 10th 10am-1.30pm

Learn to block a classic straw fedora / cloche / or widebrim on the first day, as well as learn about the different materials that can be used and possible shapes. Return on the next day 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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Nov
9
3:00 PM15:00

Fascinator Workshop with Julia Knox

Fascinator Workshop with Julia Knox
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Fascinator Workshop with Julia Knox
150.00

Sunday November 3rd 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
10
3:00 PM15:00

Turban Making with Julia Knox

Turban making class with Julia Knox
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Turban making class with Julia Knox
175.00

Sunday November 10th 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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Nov
16
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 November 16th 9am-12pm and Sunday November 17th 10am-1-30pm

Learn to block a classic fedora / porkpie / or homburg in felt on the first day, as well as learn about the materials that can be used and possible shapes. Return on the next day 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
8
1:00 PM13:00

Draping in Felt With Julia Knox

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

Sunday December 8th 1-4pm and Sunday December 15th 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
21
9:00 AM09:00

Leather Flower Taster class with Galina Kofod

Leather Flower Taster class with Galina Kofod
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Leather Flower Taster class with Galina Kofod
195.00

Saturday March 21st 9am - 12pm

Participants will go through all the stages of the process of creating flowers from the leather. This will include preparation of materials, making patterns, assembling and finishing techniques.Students will get familiar how to work with Japanese style flower making tools. The students will learn in detail how to make a beautiful realistic looking  orchid from leather.  

At the end of class everybody will have a ready to wear leather orchid. Students can choose from 3 different designs.  


All materials included.

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Mar
22
10:00 AM10:00

Leather Flower Masterclass with Galina Kofod

Leather Flower Masterclass with Galina Kofod
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Leather Flower Masterclass with Galina Kofod
450.00

Sunday March 22nd 10am - 5pm with an hour for lunch

Participants will go through all the stages of the process of creating flowers from leather.

This will include preparation of materials, making patterns, assembling and finishing techniques.Students will learn how to work with a wide range of Japanese style flower making tools. The students will learn in detail how to make a beautiful realistic looking flower from leather. They will learn to modify existing patterns and design their own flowers.

Depending on their progress, students can choose to make various roses including Old English Rose, Chrysanthemum, Poppy, Clematis, Dahlia, Orchid, Sunflower, Lily, Peony, , Magnolia and some other flowers.

All these flowers are very distinct and in making them students have to use various elements of flower making techniques.

At the end of class everybody will have a ready to wear leather flower of their own design.

All materials included.

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Mar
23
10:00 AM10:00

Japanese Silk Flower Masterclass with Galina Kofod

Japanese Silk Flower Masterclass with Galina Kofod
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Japanese Silk Flower Masterclass with Galina Kofod
480.00

Monday March 23rd 10am - 5pm with an hour for lunch

In this workshop students will learn a famous Japanese flower making technique known as Somebana.  

The flowers make using this technique look much more realistic than flowers made with the traditional French flower making technique.

Participants will go through all the stages of the process of creating flowers from the silk. This will include preparation of the silk, making patterns, dying silk, assembling and finishing techniques. They will learn to work with a wide range of Japanese style flower making tools. Students will achieve some proficiency in Japanese Somebana flowing making techniques.

In the class the students will make a stunning, silk English Rose. They will know how  be to modify the rose to make a fabulous peony.

All materials included.

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Oct
12
9:00 AM09:00

Sinamay blocking masterclass with Jaycow

Sinamay blocking masterclass with Jaycow
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Sinamay blocking masterclass with Jaycow
650.00

Saturday October 12th 9am-12pm and Sunday October 13th 10am - 6pm

During this two day workshop Jaycow will take you through working with sinamay from the very beginning. You will learn to block a hat on wooden hat blocks 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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Oct
6
10:00 AM10:00

Wet Felting with Tierre Taylor

Wet Felting with Tierre Taylor
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Wet Felting with Tierre Taylor
295.00

Sunday October 6th 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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