TOP HAT CROWNS AND BASKET-WEAVE BRIMS - Intermediate / advanced level

By Lina Stein Millinery

In this two day workshop, you will learn the ultimate properties of bias cut sinamay and how far it can take you. Make a beautiful hat using only materials on the diagonal. Learn about and blocking tall shapes creating a light and airy basket-weave brim on one of Lina Stein's wide brim-blocks. Interesting trimmings are also covered. All this without any visible seams or joins! Suitable intermediate / advanced. 

Topics Covered
  • Calculating, measuring, and blocking a brim shape using Basket Weave Sinamay
  • Sewing to achieve a seamless and beautiful finish
  • Wiring
  • Blocking a bias sinamay crown
  • Assembly of all the pieces
  • Creative plumes trimmings using sinamay
  • Vintage style lining
  • 16 Hours of tuition
  • Sinamay for 1 hat and lining
  • Customised notes
  • Post workshop access to tutor
  • Lunches and teas