Felt Textile Workshops
Workshops in France
Some of the Millinery skills taught
Free Form Sinamay Techniques
Fur Felt hats
Parasisal Straw Techniques
Sculpting with straw
Buntal Jinsin techniques
During the workshop you will learn the skills to create couture hats of your choice.
You will be guided through the process and given practical tips.
Millinery equipment and materials will be available on the workshop to purchase.
Please use the enquiry form on the contact page to check availabilty for the workshops. Please specify suitable date options and any questions you may have.
Maximum group size 5 people (with Tracy Chaplin only) to ensure time for personal tuition.
Payments made for the workshops are non refundable. However I will do my best able to fill your place and refund your money, with a small administration fee.
Students Hat Designs
Some of the lovely designs created by my students on the millinery workshops.
The daily rate for private tuition is £350 which includes a light lunch. Tuition with accommodation and meals is £475 per day. Foundation materials will be provided.
Workshop Schedule 2022
5 Day Millinery Masterclass / France
All inclusive price - £1,550
Welcome evening drinks and dinner the evening prior to the workshop.
Foundation materials and Sinamay included.
All meals including wine (except one evening out)
6 Nights Accommodation / Double bed /
The 5 day workshops will run from Monday to Friday from 10am - 5.30pm. Welcome evening drinks and dinner on Sunday evening from 6.30pm.There will be a break for lunch each day.
Workshops : I can also organise workshops for groups of 3-6 people by arrangement.
Flights and pick up from the Airport are not included in the Course price.
Pick up from Toulouse Blagnac airport can be organised.
I will be happy to help you with any organisational needs on request.
Where Alan, France
Dates September 4th - 10th / October 23rd - 29th
Description The focus of the workshop will be my Freeform techniques in Sinamay and Parasisal Straw. You will be given
the opportunity to focus on two different techniques or work on a series of samples covering several
different techniques. You are also welcome to focus on a personal project during the workshop.
Where Whatley Manor Hotel and Spa,Malmesbury, SN16 0RB, United Kingdom
Dates September 21 - September 23
Description This three day Millinery Masterclass will focus on a new series of advanced Freeform Sinamay techniques
developed especially for this unique workshop