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Freeform Sinamay Zoom Workshop

Learn how to create individual Freeform designs

  • Starts 19 Jul
  • 150 British pounds
  • Zoom On-Line Tutorial

Service Description

The workshop will run over 4 sessions. The sessions will be pre-recorded to ensure best quality. I will be available to answer questions posted during each session in the Zoom chat forum and will take live questions when the session finishes. The full session together with the live questions will be available for lifetime streaming after each session. Each session will last for approximately 2 1/2 hours. For those that are unable to attend any of the live sessions, I will be available to answer questions in the dedicated Freeform Sinamay Facebook group. I will include a free 1 hour video tutorial covering blocking and customising a crown with the workshop. THE COURSE: The following techniques will be covered in detail. • The importance of design. How to create a fluid design. Designing small and large hats. • Freeform single and double bias sinamay brims; brim extensions. • How to wire your bias brim using invisible stitching techniques. • How to construct and finish your double bias brims. • How to shape and manipulate your bias brims. • Perfecting your bias binding. • Custom crowns for your design. • Assembling your design. • Covering an Alice band with sinamay and other options. • Trims and embellishments, including working with crin and feathers. • Special stitching techniques. • Stand-alone techniques. • The importance of finishing and perfecting your design. By the end of the workshop you will have mastered the techniques taught and created a beautiful hat Skill Level: Intermediate. You will need to be able to block a crown at home. Sewing skills necessary. EQUIPMENT AND MATERIALS: Steam Iron and Ironing board Cleaner for your iron Baking paper Wire cutters Sellotape Scissors Tape measure Pins Blocking pins Sewing thread Needles Dolly head or poupee 2 metres of stiffened sinamay Spring wire Cotton covered wire 19 gauge A selection of felt tip pens Crown hat block Transparent Glue (for example UHU)

Upcoming Sessions

Cancellation Policy

All bookings are final. No refunds are offered unless the course is cancelled in which case a full refund will be given

Contact Details

0033 5 61 98 18 54


16 Dolland Street, London, UK