11.     MASTERPIECES OF  MILLINERY FUSION - COMBINING STRAWS, SILKS,BRIM EXTENSIONS WITH 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!
INCUDED IN THE WORKSHOP
32 Hours of tuition and small class
Foundation materials Buckram,Parisisal,Sinamay wires.
Student to supply fabrics and laces
Customised notes
Post workshop access to tutor classes
Lunches and refreshments
COST; €600
DATES;
·26th - 29th  JULY 2018
·6th - 9th SEPTEMBER 2018
TOPICS COVERED
-You will design your hat as you wish to see it completed and put it on paper
-Blocking the buckram crown along with covering techniques
(smooth/ draping,interwoven etc)
-Blocking of sinamay/sisal brim and learn finishing methods
-Make calculations in relation to your silk covered brim extension and make pattern
-Blocking and covering brim extension with fabric
-The shaping and moulding,supporting of your Guipure lace
-The assembly of all the pieces to a highly professional standard
-Vintage style lining
-A selection of head attachment methods incl. wire head frames
-Learning how to create a fabric covered bias strip, twist and swirl it and attach to wire frame



12.     DIAGONAL SINAMAY DELIGHT - BIAS SINAMAY CROWN WITH BIAS BASKET-WEAVE BRIM  - 2 DAYS
Expand your knowledge of Sinamay, and take it to another DIAGONAL level!
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 Linas brim-blocks that is then in turn added to the picture. Picture a Top-hat crown with a basket weave brim…. All without any visible seams or joins!!!
INCUDED IN THE WORKSHOP
16 Hours of tuition
Materials for 1 hat and lining
Customised notes
Post workshop access to tutor classes
Lunches and refreshments

COST; €390
DATES;
·21st- 22nd July 2018
·15TH - 16TH SEPTEMBER 2018
TOPICS COVERED
-Calculating, measuring, cutting
-blocking and sewing to achieve a seamless and beautiful finish
-Assembly of all the pieces
-Create Sinamay plumes and trimmings and more
-Vintage style lining

7.    COUTURE FABRIC COVERED COCKTAIL/PERCHER HATS AND SILK FRENCH FLOWER-MAKING - WORKING WITH  BUCKRAM AND FABRICS - 2 DAYS
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..)
INCUDED IN THE WORKSHOP
16 Hours of tuition
Foundation materials for 1 hat
Customised notes
Post workshop access to tutor classes
Lunches and refreshments
COST; €380
DATES;
·18th - 19th AUGUST 2018
·22nd - 23rd SEPTEMBER 2018
TOPICS COVERED
The two days will be filled with the beauty of making your own Percher shape, 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


8.    SPECIAL 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
INCUDED IN THE WORKSHOP
40 Hours of tuition and small class
Foundation materials for 3 hats
Customised notes
Post workshop access to tutor classes
Lunches and refreshments
COST; €900 incl. foundation materials
except covering fabrics/silks/veilings
DATES;
·22nd -26th AUGUST 2018
TOPICS COVERED
-You will begin with learning how to block with the foundation material BUCKRAM and block a few different shapes ( 3 minimum)
-How to complete the foundation (wire and bind edges) and then learn a variety of covering methods.( flat covering, draping, pleating..etc)
-You will learn how to work GUIPURE LACE and create A  bridal head dress using a wire frame and lace etc
-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 etc

Summer is the time to get creative!

Get to it and learn to make a beautiful hat or head-piece , using the versatile MILLINERY fabric 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 then you can let your imagination run wild.
Classes can be taught through English and German

-MENS HATS - combine millinery and hatters skills to create sleek and stylish men's headwear
-CRINOLATION - animate your Crinoline skills to get you soaring high above all
-SWIRLED FELT DELIGHTS - put some twist into the new autumn hats you make!
-DELICATE BRIDAL HEADWEAR- 5 day Marathon in Couture Headwear- lace, wire work and delicate coverings
-MILLINERY MARATHON - 5 Days of fabulous Straw/Sinamay/felt skills
-ADVANCED BUCKRAM/CRINOLINE TECHNIQUES - Wire-frame Millinery
-SINAMATION- discover the infinite possibilities of working this material- 3 different techniques
-MASTERPIECES OF MODEL MILLINERY FUSION -combining silks, straws,laces into a structured  couture hat
-DIAGONAL SINAMAY DELIGHT - Basket-Weave brims and Bias-Cut hats .Expand your horizon and take yourself to the diagonal level using bias sinamay and basket weave to create and airy and light racehat!
           
 
 
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Students and their amazing work
DETAILS
-Dates listed are flexible
-Multiple classes can be booked with a 10% discount or individually at quoted price
-Group bookings receive 10% discount
-50% Deposit payment is required with all workshops featured.

INCLUDED IN THE MASTERCLASSES  BELOW
-Customised notes incl. tips and tricks
-Lina Stein Millinery certificate
-Materials (depending on topic)
-Free online access to the millinery tutor
-Lunches and refreshments
-Individual attention
-Small classes

FOR BEGINNERS...

1.      CELEBRATION of SINAMAY MANIPULATION 1 - BIAS SWIRLED SINAMAY HAT - One day
8 Hours of tuition, small classes, sinamay
COST; €260
DATES;
·17th JULY 2018
Focus will be on creating a sinamay base by following traditional Millinery techniques, then you will learn how to measure, cut and design your headpiece. Following this,you will make various design features such as swirls, curls and more using Sinamay cut on the bias and finally you will embellish your hat with Crinoline, beads, feathers, or just keeping things simple!


2.       SINAMAY MANIPULATION 2SINAMATION© SWIRLED FREE-FORM DISK - One day
8 Hours of tuition, small classes
COST; €260
DATES;
·18TH  JULY 2018
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© -One day  “THE HAT MAGAZINE”- JAN 2014
8 Hours of tuition small classes,sinamay
COST; €260
DATES;
·19th JULY 2018
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





5.    SPECIAL 3/5 DAY COUTURE MILLINERY RETREAT HATS AND HEADPIECES... 3/5 DAYS OF WORKING WITH SINAMAY
If 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 Spring Workshop is for you! This masterclass is also suitable for those with some hatmaking experience.
Your rollercoaster ride into the SINAMAY world will take off with making a SINAMAY HEAD PIECE OR FASCINATOR, then you get more technical and expand your knowledge by designing and making a STRUCTURED HAT (crown and brim)that that would be suitable for any fancy wedding or race meeting. The final piece of your course will be an elaborate SAUCER/DISH HAT .
Suitable for beginners
INCUDED IN THE WORKSHOP
24/40 Hours of tuition
Materials for 3/4 hats and headpieces
Customised notes
Post workshop access to MILINERY tutor
Lunches and refreshments

COST; €550 / €900
DATES;  
·18th - 20th JULY 2018
·12th - 16th  SEPTEMBER 2018

TOPICS COVERED;
-SINAMATION 1&2 BIAS MANIPULATED HEADPIECE AND SWIRLED FREE-FORM DISK
Design your own creation, and learn to shape and manipulate Sinamay on the Bias to achieve a beautiful headpiece that can be embellished with colourful feathers and beads.
-SINAMAY STRUCTURED RACE HAT
Design a basic shape of a hat shape sinamay by blocking over one of my many rare and amazing wooden blocks using traditional Millinery methods taught for generations.
Follow old world steps of making a hat and your hat will come together .You will trim and finish it.
-ECLIPSE/ SAUCER  DISH HATS
During this 2 day course we will go through the TECHNIQUES of couture millinery to create a beautiful, smooth and stunning DISH HAT.
You will have the opportunity to learn about creating a trimming suitable for the hat and occasion. 



6.     COUTURE SINAMAY/PARISISAL STRAW HAT  -
LARGER COUTURE, RACE-WEAR AND BRIDAL HATS - 2 DAYS
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
.  
INCUDED IN THE WORKSHOP
16 Hours of tuition
Materials for 1 hat and lining
Customised notes
Post workshop access to tutor classes
Lunches and refreshments

COST; €380
DATES;
·19th - 20th JULY 2018
TOPICS COVERED
-On day one you will work with Millinery Straws .Learn about the composition and variety of Straws andDiscover how to use blocks
-Millinery terminology
-Design a basic shape of a hat taking in all your personal measurements and proceed t 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
9.     SCULPT YOUR BLOCKS - BLOCK MAKING USING MODELLING CLAY AND BUCKRAM - 3 DAYS
Join the many a milliner around the world who has taken the pleasure in learning the "Lina Stein Block-making Technique'.
Using modelling clay, 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 for a wooden replica, on its own or, combined with your regular dome block to make innovative hats.
The student keeps the original clay model.
INCUDED IN THE WORKSHOP
24 Hours of tuition and small class
Foundation /construction materials for 2 blocks.
Customised notes
Lina Stein Millinery Certificate
Post workshop access to tutor classes
Lunches and refreshments

COST; €400 incl. foundation materials
DATES
- 1st - 3rd AUGUST 2018

TOPICS COVERED
Day one you will design,sculpt and create your blocks with the clay then follow Lina’s step-by-step instructions  .
Day two & three shall be spent finishing your blocks and giving them a test-blocking !
FOR REGISTRATION CLICK HERE



10.      WIRE WORK, CRINOLINE AND GUIPURE LACES - COUTURE MILLINERY AT ITS FINEST - 3 DAYS
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
INCUDED IN THE WORKSHOP
24 Hours of tuition and small class
Foundation  materials ,Crinoline,wire for one hat
Students to supply fabrics,Guipure lace
Customised notes
Lina Stein Millinery Certificate
Post workshop access to tutor class
Lunches and refreshments

COST; €390
DATES;
·14th  -16th  JULY 2018
TOPICS COVERED
Lina will guide you through the measurements, calculations and skills needed for this beauty.
-Your crinoline brim will no longer be dull, limp and old fashioned...
-It will be structured and supported by a wire-frame that Lina will help you make.
-During this three day Workshop, you will learn to;
-Block and cover a buckram foundation
-Complete the crinoline Brim. Wire/edge and attach to crown
-Sculpt Guipure lace and arrange on hat as trimming
-Learn about wire-prong attachment mechanisms on the head 
-Line with a vintage style lining
FOR REGISTRATION CLICK HERE



COURSES FOR BEGINNERS/INTERMEDIATE/ADVANCED SUMMER 2018

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
Sinamay Manipulation 1 Bias-swirled Sinamay
Pleated Sinamation
Sinamay manipulation 2- Free form disk
Sinamation 1 Bias swirled
Sinamay Couture Hat
Vintage linings
Parisisal Couture millinery
Parisisal rafia Boater
Couture silk percher silk flowers
hand dyed flower sitting on pleated silks
silkRose
Feathered Bridal headpiece
Couture crinoline, wire and laces
Silk flowers and woven silks
Student rocking their blocks
Lina Stein block
Leather headpiece made on the Lina Stein block
Silk covered crown,guipure lace and crinoline
Guipure laces
Wire work, Crinoine and lace
basket weave brim-Diagonal Delight
Diagonal Sinamay Delight
Bias Crown Bias brim
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
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Lina Stein workroom
Couture Buttons being created
Lina Stein Westport House exhibition
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4.     BEGINNERS SINAMAY PERCHER HAT
8 Hours of tuition small classes,sinamay
COST; €260
DATES;
·20th JULY 2018
You will learn the methods required to start you journey into hat making .Lina will share with you the step by step procedure to blocking Sinamay and finishing it to a professional level. You will then learn a variety of trimming techniques and finish off  with  head attachment and lining.
Sinamay Percher Hats for Beginners
beautiful couture button
Millinery Fusion
red swivel heart
Millinery Origami
NEW ONLINE MASTERCLASSES
available through
Hat Academy
FOR INTERMEDIATE/ADVANCED
Student Fusion
Silks and Sisal...
vintage linings
13. FELT SWIRLED DELIGHTS - ONE DAY                                             
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 .
so good you could eat !
INCUDED IN THE WORKSHOP         
8 hours tuition ,1 wool felt cone ,Specialised notes, Lunch/refreshments
Post workshop access to tutor classes
COST: €290
DATES;
·10th  AUGUST  2018
·6th OCTOBER 2018
TOPICS COVERED
-You will block felt on a button shape then proceed to sculpt curves and swirls following step-by-step instructions.
-The Bi-Bi will be completed and lined. You will learn about attaching small shapes to the head !


14.    OPEN CROWN FELT HATS - UNISEX - TWO DAYS              
Felt is one of the oldest and most traditional of hat making materials and offers us countless possibilities to create wonderful hats!
Using just one basic crown block, a flat wooden surface along with a steam iron and plenty of elbow grease
You will learn to create a simple hat shape that has a voice and a charm that will captivate all around!!
The look can be cool as a Trilby, suave as a Fedora, dapper as a Homburg or she can stand tall and proud like a Suffragette.
In addition to the hats intellectual and sophisticated looks, she can also be tough   as an Akubra and tango like a Goucho..!
Don’t hesitate.... come and see which way yours will go!!
INCUDED IN THE WORKSHOP         
16 hours tuition
1 Fur felt capeline
Specialised notes,Lunch
Post workshop access to tutor classes

COST: €450
DATES;
·11th  - 12th AUGUST  2018
·7th - 8th OCTOBER 2018
NEW AUTUMN CLASSES
Homburg
ultimate fedora
velour Trilby