6.      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,Felt and straws. This workshop will guide you through the process of blocking a simple yet very fashionable “BUTTON HAT/PILL-BOX” or “ BI-BI”, the various stages of covering it flawlessly with a fabric AND creating a complimentary silk flower. In addition you will be learning the variety of ideal ways to attach 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
Lina Stein Millinery Certificate
Post workshop access to tutor classes
Lunches and refreshments
COST; €380
DATES
-20th-21st JANUARY 2018
-17th -18th FEBRUARY 2018
-10th-11th MARCH 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 will then  trim your little 'Bi-Bi' using present skills or let Lina show you a few more tricks to add your basket of Millinery know-how.
Vintage style linings
Dynamic and new head attachment methods
FOR REGISTRATION CLICK HERE



7.     SPECIAL 5 DAY COUTURE BRIDAL MILLINERY RETREAT - DELICATE BRIDAL HEADWEAR

Advance your millinery skills to a higher level and discover the joys of Bridal Head- dresses.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. Silk flower making is  a main feature.
Lina Stein will share with you her wealth of traditional millinery knowledge .Watch with pride as it walks down the aisle!

INCUDED IN THE WORKSHOP
40 Hours of tuition and small class
Foundation materials for 3 hats
Customised notes
Lina Stein Millinery Certificate
Post workshop access to tutor classes
Lunches and refreshments
COST; €900 incl. foundation materials
              except covering fabrics/silks/veilings
DATES
-7th-11th  FEBRUARY 2018
-9th- 13th MAY 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
FOR REGISTRATION CLICK HERE


SPRING 2018 MILLINERY WORKSHOPS

Take a day or two out of your hectic program and put those idle fingers to some use. Get creative and learn to make a beautiful hat or creative headpiece, using the versatile MILLINERY fabric of your choice.Have fun creating your very own hat and learn about the ma,ny 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 German and French
The workshop program is constantly being updated.

New Courses Featured
-ROCK-YOUR-BLOCKS - learn to make your own unique blocks
-DELICATE BRIDAL HEADWEAR- 5 day Marathon in Couture Headwear
-SPRING MILLINERY MARATHON - 5 Days of fabulous Straw/Sinamayfelt skills
-ADVANCED BUCKRAM/CRINOLINE TECHNIQUES - Wire-frame Millinery
-SINAMATION- discover the infinite possibilities with the 3 different techniques
-MASTERPIECES OF MODEL MILLINERY FUSION -combining silks, straws,laces into a structures  couture hat
-DIAGONAL SINAMAY DELIGHT - expand your horizon and take yourself to the diagonal level using bias sinamay and basket weave to create and airy and light racehat!
 
 
Millinery Workshops Gift Vouchers available at all times..!!
TO REQUEST THE WORKSHOP SCHEDULE OR FOR REGISTRATION CLICK HERE
Click to see pictures of Students and their amazing work
Lace Wirework and Crin
Bridal Retreat
Interesting vintage blocks
Fusion Millinery
French Flower making
Swirled freeform felt
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  access to the millinery tutor after class
-Lunches and refreshments
-Individual attention
-Small classes


1.      CELEBRATION of SINAMAY MANIPULATION 1
- BIAS SWIRLED SINAMAY HAT - One day
8 Hours of tuition, small classes
COST; €260
DATES
-12th JANUARY 2018
-2nd FEBRUARY 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
-13th JANUARY 2018
-3rd FEBRUARY 2018

Focus will be on creating a sinamay base by following traditional Millinery 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
COST; €260
DATES
-14th JANUARY 2018
-4th FEBRUARY 2018

Focus will be on creating a sinamay base, then you will learn  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.     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

INCUDED IN THE WORKSHOP
24/40 Hours of tuition
Materials for 3/4 hats and head-pieces
Customised notes
Lina Stein Millinery Certificate
post workshop access to MILINERY tutor
Lunches and refreshments
COST; €550 / €900
DATES
-17th- 21st JANUARY 2018
-7th- 11th MARCH 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 unique headpiece that can be  embellished with colourful feathers and beads.
PERSONALISING YOUR SINAMAY - 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!             
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. 
FOR REGISTRATION CLICK HERE


5.      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
Lina Stein Millinery Certificate
Post workshop access to tutor classes
Lunches and refreshments
COST; €380
DATES
-18th- 19th JANUARY 2018
-8th-9th MARCH 2018


TOPICS COVERED
You will work with Millinery Straws
Learn about the composition and variety of Straws and discover how to use blocks to create a larger hat
Millinery terminology and procedure
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
You’ll create your trimming ,learn how to attach to the head and line it with a vintage-style lining.
FOR REGISTRATION CLICK HERE



8.      ROCK 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
-14th-16th  MARCH 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



9.    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  FEBRUARY 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




10.       MASTERPIECES OF MODEL MILLINERY FUSION -STRAWS,SILKS,BRIM EXTENSIONS FUSED WITH LACES AND STYLE- 4 DAYS

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 head-piece.
Challenge your mind and join in as Lina takes 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
Lina Stein Millinery Certificate
Post workshop access to tutor classes
Lunches and refreshments
COST; €600
DATES
-17th-20th  MAY 2018


TOPICS COVERED
Designing your hat as you wish to see it completed and putting it to paper
Blocking the buckram crown along with covering techniques
(smooth/ draping,interwoven etc)
Blocking of sinamay/sisal brim and learning finishing methods
Making 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
FOR REGISTRATION CLICK HERE



11.     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
Lina Stein Millinery Certificate
Post workshop access to tutor classes
Lunches and refreshments
COST; €390
DATES
-25th- 27th MAY 2018


TOPICS COVERED
Learning how to judge which blocking method suits which block (in one or more pieces)
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
Dynamic head attachment methods
FOR REGISTRATION CLICK HERE


COURSES FOR BEGINNERS/INTERMEDIATE/ADVANCED SPRING 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.

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Sinamay Manipulation 1 Bias-swirled Sinamay
Pleated Sinamation
Sinamay manipulation 2- Free form disk
Bias swirls
Race hat with silk flowers
Sinamay Saucer hat
Parisisal Couture millinery
Parisisal rafia Boater
vevet roses covered heart shape
Couture silk percher silk flowers
hand dyed flower sitting on pleated silks
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 Lace on Underside , Wirework,crinoline and lace
Wire work, Crinoine and lace
Fusion Milinery
Silks,Sisals, Laces, Wires and calculation
Millinery Fusion
basket weave brim-Diagonal Delight
Diagonal Sinamay Delight
blocking Basket Weave - Diagonal Sinamay
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
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