Online & Live | Blocking Sinamation - for all levels

By Lina Stein Millinery


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As seen on the recent 'Lina Stein Online & Live' taster sessions and at the International Millinery Forum - Australia 2014

Follow Lina Stein's resourceful techniques and you will learn everything about SINAMATION© - From personalising and enhancing your basic sinamay to transforming and deceiving with 3-D concepts.
Lina will also share with you alternative ways to work with your new and unique sinamation fabric from free-form shaping to simple blocking techniques. Finally you will embellish your hat with creative trimming ideas using the sinamation elements, feather or just keeping things simple! All pieces are finished with elastic, band or comb then lined to a professional standard.

What's included?

  • The workshop takes place over 4.5 hours including break
  • Class participation will be limited to max 10 people to ensure personal attention
  • Plenty of question time, online interaction and personal assistance built into the Zoom sessions
  • Workshop notes
  • Certificate of Excellence

Learning outcomes

  • Detailed step by step tutorial under the guidance of Lina Stein to making a stunning Sinamation disk headpiece plus head attachment techniques.
  • Learn how to transform your basic sinamay into a haute couture millinery material by using creative inspiration, time, cut-offs ,scraps and fabric flowers leftovers. This material can then be used on a regular hat block as well!
  • Learn about ideal colour combinations ,what works and what doesn't
  • Learn how to make a foundation base using sinamay without a block
  • Perfect the design, cut out, edge and assemble your sinamation with some glitzy bits and bobs
  • Attach the headpiece to the head with hat elastic or headband
  • Learn professional couture finishing techniques including hems, linings and trimmings

Course Structure

On securing your place, you will receive an email which includes confirmation, your Zoom invitation, instructions how to use Zoom, lists of materials and equipment necessary for the workshop.

There will be 3 workshop sessions per day. Please select your DATE and your TIMEZONE from the drop down menu below.

Please take note when selecting your timezone that it is appropriate to your location

Australian Time
Aus.EST; 19.00 - 23.30 (time in GMT - 10.00 -14.30)

European/African Time
GMT; 10.00 - 14.30