Seduction
13.       WIRE WORK, CRINOLINE AND COUTURE LACES - SEDUCTION BY DAY,SEDUCTION BY NIGHT
Dive into 19th Century Millinery techniques and create a light and airy hat using Millinery wire, Crinoline and Guipure laces. The hat can be of a vintage design or very modern. It can be large or small, exotic or classical. It will have the appearance of the night sky as you fly through it with the Guipure Lace floating elegantly and creating silhouettes. In addition to being beautiful, your brim will also have an extra rigidity that will make your work to follow much easier.    Suitable intermediate/advanced

24 Hours of tuition and small classes              
COST; €390
DATES;
8th-10th  MARCH 2019

        Topics Covered
·Lina will guide you through the measurements, calculations and skills
  needed to create wire-frame support structure.
·Your crinoline brim will no longer be dull, limp and old fashioned...
  it will be structured and supported by a wire-frame
·Block and cover a buckram foundation
·Complete the crinoline Brim and learn a variety of attachment method
·Prepare and sculpt Guipure lace and arrange on hat as trimming
·Learn about wire-prong attachment mechanisms on the head
·Line with a vintage style lining



14.       MASTERPIECES OF  MILLINERY FUSION - COMBINING STRAWS, SILKS,BRIM EXTENSIONS,LACES AND STYLE
This Masterclass is suitable to those with intermediate/advanced skills who wish to learn the technique of fusing 3-4 areas of millinery in one show stopping creation and one unique wire-framed headpiece. Challenge your mind and join in as Lina takes you on a journey into the nearly architectural side of hat making! Suitable advanced
32 Hours of tuition and small class
COST; €600
DATES;
14th - 17th MARCH 2019


       Topics Covered
·Design your hat as you wish to see it completed and put it on paper                         
·Blocking the buckram crown along with advanced covering
techniques (smooth/ draping,interwoven etc)
Making of sinamay/sisal brim and learn special interlocking brim edge finishing
methods
·Design and calculate fabric covered brim extension. Make pattern.
·Create brim extension and cover
·Prepare ,shape and sculpt your Guipure lace
·The assembly of all the pieces to a highly professional standard
·Vintage style  hat lining
·Learn a selection of head attachment methods incl. wire head frames



15.       DIAGONAL SINAMAY DELIGHT - SINAMAY CROWN WITH BIAS BASKET-WEAVE BRIM 
In this 2 day workshop, you will learn the ultimate properties of Bias Cut Sinamay and how far it can take you. In addition to learning about and blocking the tall crown with Sinamay on the bias, you will learn every step of creating a light and airy Bias-cut brim on one of Lina’s brim-blocks that is then in turn added to the picture. Imagine a fashionable Top-hat crown with a basket weave brim…. All without any visible seams or joins!!!
Suitable intermediate/advanced

16 Hours of tuition
COST; €390
DATES;
26th- 27th JANUARY 2019
30th- 31st MARCH 2019

       Topics Covered
·Calculating, measuring, cutting ,blocking and sewing to
achieve a seamless and beautiful finish

·Wiring
·Assembly of all the pieces
·Create Sinamay plumes and trimmings and more
·Vintage style lining







10.       COUTURE FABRIC COVERED PERCHER HATS AND SILK FLOWER-MAKING - WORKING WITH  BUCKRAM AND FABRIC
Ideal for those of you already skilled in making hats and headpieces using Sinamay, this workshop will guide you through the process of blocking a simple yet very fashionable “ BUTTON HAT” or “ BI-BI’S”, covering it flawlessly with a fabric, creating a complimentary silk flower and finally learning the variety of ideal ways to fix the small show-piece hat to the head (hat elastic, wire prongs, bandeau etc..)
Suitable for intermediate/advanced

16 Hours of tuition
COST; €380
DATES;
12th -13th JANUARY 2019
2nd - 3rd FEBRUARY 2019
23rd - 24th MARCH 2019

       Topics Covered
·Learning the art of shaping and covering, then falling in love with the skill of making Silk Flower using Lina’s traditional tools.
·You will learn about making a pattern for your flower, about stiffening and shaping your petals with the heated tools.
·The flower and the hat will be brought together harmoniously!
·You can then proceed to trim your little darling using your already present skills or let Lina show you a few more tricks to add your basket of Millinery know-how.
·Vintage style linings along with head attachment method


11.       5 DAY COUTURE BRIDAL MILLINERY RETREAT - DELICATE BRIDAL HEADWEAR
Advance your millinery skills to a higher level and discover the joys of bridal headwear.In the 5 days you shall start
and complete at least 3 different styles of bridal millinery- from basic silk covered head dresses, to feathered/flowered
and laced wire-crowns,to veiling and crinoline Even silk flower making is featured.
Lina Stein will share her wealth
of traditional millinery knowledge with you.

40 Hours of tuition and small class
COST; €900 not including fabrics/silks/veilings
DATES;
21st -25th JANUARY 2019
8th - 12th April 2019

         Topics Covered
·You will begin with learning how to block with the foundation material
BUCKRAM and
form a few different shapes ( 3 minimum)
·How to complete the foundation and then learn a variety of covering methods
- flat covering, draping, pleating
·You will create a wire-framed crown and how to work GUIPURE LACE to make a bridal head dress
·You will learn about Crinoline and Veiling -how to use and apply properly.
·You will learn how to see which hats suit which type of people
·How to trim, and line with a couture lining
·You will learn about FRENCH FLOWER MAKING ( silk flowers using specialist tools)
·You will learn a selection of ways to attach hats/headpieces to the head ( very important!) headbands/elastic/combs,prongs
Mini Origami headpiece
Black white Wonder
Origami Millinery
5.       FELT SWIRLED DELIGHTS  - CHRISTMAS WALNUT WHIRL!!
8 hours tuition,
COST: €290
DATES;
25th NOVEMBER 2018
3rd DECEMBER 2018
This is the perfect opportunity to learn more about working with Millinery felt and all its hidden possibilities Simultaneously combining techniques such as blocking and the refined art of Hand moulding, You will dive into the world of soft, steamy and voluptuous felt and create a timeless swirled Beret/button hat which will be finished with a satin lining



6.       WINTER FELT HATS FOR BEGINNERS - MAKE A CLOCHE OR TRILBY OR FEDORA HAT USING FUR FELT
Make a warm/stylish fur- felt hat using traditional methods, that will be demonstrated by Lina
Choose from a wide range of wooden shapes (Blocks) AND trim to your own style.

16 Hour tuition,
COST; €370
DATES;
13th - 14th NOVEMBER 2018
1st-2nd DECEMBER 2018


Topics Covered
·Working with millinery felt
·Blocking the hats over wooden blocks, stiffening
·Working with steam, hand moulding the felt, etc
·Finishing and trimming to your own desire.
Suitable for BEGINNERS/INTERMEDIATE AND ADVANCED


7.       SPECIAL 3/5 DAY COUTURE MILLINERY RETREAT
... AN INTENSE MILLINERY INRODUCTION
Are you are interested in Millinery as a profession or simply want to completely immerse yourself in the world of hats? Then this intense 3/5 Day Workshop is for you! 2/3 areas of millinery are covered in detail.
Your rollercoaster ride into the HAT world will take off with making a SINAMAY HEAD PIECE then you get more technical and expand your knowledge by designing and making a STRUCTURED SINAMAY HAT (crown and brim) that that would be suitable for any fancy wedding or race meeting. The final piece of your course will be a COUTURE COCKTAIL HAT 

24/40 Hours of tuition
COST; €550 / €900
DATES;  
8th - 12th NOVEMBER 2018
9th - 13th JANUARY 2019
20th - 24th MARCH 2019

Topics Covered
·Sinamation 1 manipulated headpiece and swirled free-form disk
·Sinamay Structured Race Hat
·Couture Cocktail Percher Hats along with professional finishing techniques
Suitable for BEGINNERS/INTERMEDIATE           




 
 
HOW TO BOOK

1. Read through workshop descriptions and select desired class.
2. Check dates offered. Should dates not be suitable , contact Lina to arrange alternative options
3. Click on the link below to book
4. For confirmation of workshop a deposit payment of 50% is  required.
5. Visa/Debit Card, PayPal, Bank Cheque accepted
6. Once confirmed, attendee will receive details of course requirements etc.

Book Millinery Workshop
INCLUDED IN THE MASTERCLASSES

- Customised notes
- Basic Materials (depending on topic)
- Free access to the millinery tutor after Masterclass
- Lunches and refreshments
- Individual attention
- Small classes
- Certificate of Excellence
-lots of "tips and Tricks"
COURSES FOR BEGINNERS WINTER 2018/2019

TERMS and CONDITIONS

-If none of the course dates are suitable or you have particular wishes do not hesitate to contact me regarding your requests
-There will be a minimum of two participants in each class advertised,I am however available for special one-to-one master classes at a negotiated rate
-The dates given in the program are flexible and can be changed with reasonable notice to course participants by Lina stein.
-Most materials are supplied by Lina Stein other than a few essentials such as thimbles scissors, needles unless otherwise stated on the course outline.
-Depending on numbers, the workshops will be held in my studio (Rosmoney) or alternatively in another venue. 
-Lunch and light refreshments will also be provided ,
-Courses run from 10am to 5 pm

REGISTRATION
-To register for a millinery workshop simply click on the REGISTER links above or contact Lina Stein directly
00353 87 9268401

PAYMENTS and CANCELLATIONS
-Payment methods include; PayPal, VISA/ Debit Card, cheque, bank transfer or postal order
-50 % deposit is required with bookings.
-Deposits are non-refundable but your booking can be transfered/put on hold with 7 days notice.
-If you cancel the course without giving sufficient notice (7 days), the full cost of the course will still be
payable and your place is non-transferable.

Should Accommodation be required, I can recommend
you a selection of B&B’s and Hotels in the town
Pleated Sinamation
Sinamation 1 Bias swirled
Sinamay Couture Hat
Silk draped beret Style
Jacki-O with vintage flowers
Silk draped Beret shape
Couture silk percher silk flowers
working with buckram
Lunch with Lina stein
Turban- Couture Percher and fabrics
Lina Stein blocks
Silk Origami
Vintage style linings Lina Stein
feathered creation Lina Stein
leatherSwirl trimming
Lina Stein's Profile | Create Your Badge
Lina Stein's Facebook Profile
Lina Stein workroom
Couture Buttons being created
Lina Stein Westport House exhibition
 Lina Stein Millinery...
Millinery Fusion
Felt hats
Looking through the Block
Barrier Reef
Crinolation
Millinery Origami
Go Online
with
Lina Stein
FOR INTERMEDIATE/ADVANCED
vintage linings
Sinamay Percher

Millinery is the best way to get creative!
Join in and learn to make beautiful hats or head-pieces using some of the many versatile MILLINERY
fabrics of your choice.
Have fun creating your very own hat and learn about the many of the wonderful qualities
that this profession has to offer
Lina will demonstrate the traditional techniques needed and you can let your imagination run wild. 


Click HERE to subscribe to the newsletter and receive updates
New Courses Featured
- MILLINERY ORIGAMI - Using age-old pleating methods along with fabric and new working techniques, learn to make your own unique edgy hat
- WINTER FELT HATS - Combine millinery and hatters skills to create sleek and stylish felt hats     
- CRINOLATION - Transform your Crinoline skills to get you soaring high above all
- SWIRLED FELT DELIGHTS - put some twist into the new autumn hats you make!
- MILLINERY FUSION -combining silks, straws, laces into a structured couture hat. Suitable advanced
- DIAGONAL SINAMAY DELIGHT - Basket-Weave brims and Bias-Cut hats. 
1.      SINAMAY MANIPULATION 1 - BIAS SWIRLED SINAMAY HAT
8 Hours of tuition, small classes, material provided
COST; €260
DATES
;
8th NOVEMBER 2018
21st NOVEMBER 2018
9th JANUARY 2018

Focus will be on creating a SINAMAY BASE & SWIRL by following traditional Millinery techniques. You will learn how to measure, cut and design your headpiece making various design features such as swirls, curls using Sinamay. You will embellish your hat with Crinoline, beads, feathers, or just keeping things simple!



2.       SINAMAY MANIPULATION 2SINAMATION© SWIRLED FREE-FORM DISK
8 Hours of tuition, small classes, material provided
COST; €260
DATES:
22nd NOVEMBER 2018
26th MARCH 2019

Focus will be on creating a free form sinamay disk by following Lina’s techniques, then you will learn about SINAMATION© -PERSONALISING YOUR SINAMAY and  how to make various design features such as swirls, curls, fans and more using Sinamay and finally you will embellish your hat with Crinoline, beads, feathers, or just keeping things simple! All pieces are finished with elastic, band or comb then lined to a professional standard


3.       SINAMAY MANIPULATION 3- PLEATED SINAMATION©   “THE HAT MAGAZINE”- JAN 2014
8 Hours of tuition small classes, material provided
COST; €260
DATES;
23rd NOVEMBER 2018
27th MARCH 2019
Focus will be on learning about Lina Stein unique method of Pleated Sinamation© How to make various manipulations/design features such as swirls, curls, fans and more using Sinamay and finally you will embellish your hat with Crinoline, beads, feathers, or just keeping things simple! All pieces are finished with elastic, band or comb then lined to a professional standard


4.       BEGINNERS SINAMAY PERCHER HAT - TAKE ME TO THE RACES!!
8 Hours of tuition small classes, material provided
COST; €260
DATES;
24th  NOVEMBER 2018
28th MARCH 2019

Learn the methods required to start you journey into hat making .Lina will share with you the step by step procedure to blocking Sinamay on a wooden percher/button block and finishing it to a professional level. You will learn a variety of stylish and elegant trimming techniques and proceed to finish your hat with Lina’s vintage style lining.
8.       MILLINERY ORIGAMI
Apply the traditional art of Origami , your millinery know-how and Lina’s guidance to block and sculpt the most amazing hats of defined lines and structure using buckram, fabric and innovative folding techniques!

16 Hour tuition
COST; €350
DATES;
17th - 18th NOVEMBER 2018
5th-6th DECEMBER 2018
16th -17th JANUARY 2019

Topics Covered
·You will learn to block and cover your foundations, then fold wonders!
·From pleating free-forms to making trimmings as simple as a structured bow or pleated leaves, Lina will share her knowledge, tips        and tricks with you


9.       COUTURE RACE HAT 
- LARGER SUMMER, RACE-WEAR AND BRIDAL HATS
Using Lina’s varied collection of old and new Millinery Blocks including ECLIPSE AND SAUCER shapes you are guaranteed to design and create a stunning hat to a professional finish.
During this 2 day course we will go through the basics of Couture Millinery incl. blocking, trimming and finishing .You will discover the different materials and techniques necessary for creating your hat, and you will have the opportunity to create a trimming unique and suitable for the occasion.
Suitable for Beginners

16 Hours of tuition        
COST; €380
DATES;
11th - 12th NOVEMBER 2018
10th - 11th JANUARY 2019
21st - 22nd MARCH 2019

         Topics Covered
·On day one you will work with Millinery Straws ,learn about the composition and variety of Straws and discover how to use blocks
and Millinery terminology
·Design a basic shape of a hat taking in all your personal measurements and proceed to make your hat
·On day two your hat will come together and you’ll create your trimming ,learn how to attach to the head and line it with a vintage-style lining


2014-09-29 11.46.20
cordoba (497 x 373)
Red Sisal CORDOBA  trimmed with vintage straw braid
Bridal Heart
Completed Blocks
Swirled Delight Block
Swirled Delight in Leather
2015-06-28 18.46.43
Silks and Sisal...
Floral Basket Weave Dior
IMG_0685 (600 x 450)
 
IMG_0684
TO ENQUIRE OR BOOK WORKSHOPS
CLICK HERE
IMG_4750 (2)
2016-05-26 18.15.47 (450 x 600)
2014-10-13 18.05.38
12.       ROCK YOUR BLOCKS - BLOCK MAKING USING MODELLING TECHNIQUES
Join the many a milliner around the world who has taken the pleasure in learning the Lina Stein Block making technique. Using Modeling , materials ,your hands and a basic wooden hat block, you will learn how to put an idea into 3-D and lovingly create 2 new blocks that you will be able to use at home. They are hard-wearing, well finished and 100% unique to ONLY you!!!
The block can be used as a model itself or, combined
with your regular block to make
hats.

24 Hours of learning, Foundation /materials for 2 blocks.
Customised notes , Post workshop access to tutor classes
Lunches and refreshment
COST; €400 incl. foundation materials
DATES;
30th JANUARY - 1st FEBRUARY 2019

          Topics Covered
·Day one; you will design and sculpt your blocks with the clay and proceed follow
Lina’s step-by-step instructions .

·Day two & three shall be spent finishing your blocks and giving them a test-blocking !