Thistle Cottage Studio/Orsini~Medici Couture Millinery Weekend Workshops
North Providence, RI
Students will learn to hand block velour, felt, or (sinamay) straw hats on vintage wooden hat blocks with steam, using non-toxic gelatin stiffener, and trimming and finishing techniques. We will also explore free form blocking. Tuition also covers a full brunch for both Saturday and Sunday. Materials fee is additional depending on whether you're using velour, felt, or straw. Space is limited to four students, so please call ahead to reserve your space early!!! Affordable accommodations close by for out of state students. No prior sewing experience necessary. Velour or felt is recommended for beginners.
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