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Spring/Summer 2014..…
Individual Workshops; Group Classes;Workshop Bundles; Millinery Marathons; Summer School
The dates set out below are indicative and can be flexible to suit your time schedule.
Please contact me if the dates proposed don’t suit.
Note;
This workshop program is constantly being updated
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Wednesday-Thursday  9th-10th April 2014      

+ Eclipse and Saucer hats using SINAMAY
Using Lina’s varied collection of old and new Millinery Blocks including NEW  ECLIPSE AND SAUCER  shapes that are seen at every Wedding and event !You are guaranteed to create a stunning hat to a professional finish.
This is the perfect course if you have always wanted to make your own couture hat for that special occasion.

During this 2 day course we will go through the basics of couture millinery
We will discover the different techniques necessary for creating a hat, and you will have the opportunity to create a trimming suitable for the occasion.                                                                            
On day one you will work with SINAMAY
-Learn about the composition,
-Design a basic shape of a hat taking in all your personal measurements
On day two
-After a good nights rest, your hat will come together and you’ll trim and finish it .
WHATS INCLUDED.
all materials for making  one hat  will be supplied
olunch, teas/coffee and afternoon tea  will be provided each course day
What’s needed?
ointermediate to advanced sewing skills
oLots of imagination and buckets of energy!!
Cost        €300
Deposit   €100


·Thursday-Sunday 17th -20th April 2014
An Easter Millinery Marathon ...
Celebrate Easter this year the HATTY WAY and join Irelands only serious Hat making Retreat for 4 days of Millinery Immersion
If you are interested in Millinery as a profession or simply want to completely immerse yourself in the world of hats, then this intense 4 Day Workshop is for you!
Your rollercoaster ride into the Millinery 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 straw hat that would be suitable for any fancy wedding or race meeting. The final piece of your course will be an elegant Parisisal  cocktail hat.
Topics covered;
On day one under my expert guidance, you will learn how to;
-   recognize which style of hat would suit different people
-  design your own creation, and learn to shape and
manipulate Sinamay
-  to achieve a beautiful headpiece that can be embellished
with colourful feathers and beads.                                                
On day two you will, using a special milliner’s straw- Parisisal
And Sinamay
-  design a basic shape of a hat
-  shape straw by blocking over one of my many rare and
amazing wooden blocks using traditional Millinery methods taught for generations.
On day three
- Your hat will come together and you will trim and finish it.
Day   Four
you will make a button hat  using Parisisal or sinamay and expand your blocking skills
, block it and trim to your specifications
- Trim it with flowers, beads or whatever takes your fancy!                                    
COST:  3 days €500
            4 days €700                


·Wednesday 23rd April 2014                    
            A  Follow-on Course for Intermediate
                  Button/Mini-beret Hats…an introduction to Blocking
Ideal for those of you already skilled in making headpieces using Sinamay , this workshop will guide you through the process of blocking a simple yet very fashionable “ BUTTON HAT” or as I call them “ BI-BI’S”
Material used will be either Sinamay or Parisisal.
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.
Cost:   €250
Deposit €100
Materials and light lunch supplied

·Thursday 24th April 2014
An Introduction to Millinery - beginners
Sinamay headpieces- learning to manipulate this material!
Take a day out of your hectic program and put those Idle fingers to some use. Get creative and learn to make a beautiful Headpiece, using the versatile Sinamay and  crinoline or a fabric of your choice.Have fun creating your very own hat, and learn about the classic art of Millinery design and Technique with renowned Westport based Milliner Lina Stein
She will demonstrate some basic techniques and then you can let your imagination run wild
·Focus will be on creating a sinamay head piece by following traditional Millinery techniques.You will learn 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 keep things simple!
·All pieces are finished with elastic, band or comb then lined to a professional standard
       Cost:   €230
       Deposit €100

·Friday 25th  April 2014                 
            A  Follow-on Course for Intermediate
Flat-brimmed Sinamay /Lace Headpiece
During the one day course, you will expand your knowledge on how to work and manipulate the versatile material, and incorporate stiffened lace into your design.
Shape the Sinamay by hand using previously learnt techniques to create stunning elegant hats that bring the 50’s era to mind.
Your lace will add that WOW factor to your hat. Lina will assist you in working your lace into an elegant trimming.
Cost ; €230
Deposit;€50

·Saturday 26th  April 2014    
A  Follow-on Course for Intermediate
                           
Fabric Covered Foundations- PILL-BOX MAKING
During this one day class you will create a classic pill box using Buckram as your foundation and a fabric of your choice.Let the images of the 60’s ispire an guide you to create your own JACKI-0- HAT!
Lina will guide you through the various stages involved in creating a pillbox from a flat pattern.
You will learn about measuring, covering techniques and professional finishes as well as methods of fixing a hat to the head.
Cost ;  €230
Deposit;€50

·Sunday 27th  April 2014    
A  Follow-on Course for Intermediate
                            
Fabric Covered Foundations- BUTTON  AND PERCHER SHAPES
During this one day class you will learn to cover a premade beret/percher shape to perfection.
Lina will guide you through the various stages involved in covering a shape successfully.
You will learn about terminology,measuring, covering techniques and professional finishes as well as methods of fixing a hat to the head.
Cost ;  €230
Deposit;€50


·Wednesday 30th  April -Sunday 4th May 2014
    MAY-DAY  Millinery Master-class...NEW!!!!!
                Buckram and Couture Covering Techniques
                 Irelands only serious Hat making Retreat
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 Workshop is for you!
Your 5 day  - 40 hour rollercoaster ride into the Millinery world of FABRIC COVERED FOUNDATIONS will cover; -PILL BOX HAT/ BUTTON SHAPE
-ECLIPSE /SAUCER CREATION
-TOP HAT or WIDE BRIM HAT
Topics covered;
-Millinery terminology
-Millinery stitching
-Measuring the head
-handling and blocking the foundation using buckram
-Wiring
-Covering techniques- top side and underside. How to work your fabric to give you a smooth finish on your hat.
-Trimmings
-Attaching the hat to the head
-Vintage drawstring linings
COST: 
5 days €800 . Dep; €100               
WHAT’S INCLUDED:
Light lunch, teas/coffee and afternoon tea
All foundation  Materials and trimmings for  3 hats that you take home
WHAT’S NEEDED?
Intermediate to advanced sewing skills


·Thursday 8th May 2014
An Introduction to Millinery -beginners
Sinamay headpieces- learning to manipulate this material!
Would you like to make your own stunning head piece and learn about the infinite qualities that sinamay offers ?Join in, as Lina shows you the many different looks this material can have. You will take home  skills that will enable you to create even more hats !!
·Focus will be on creating a sinamay base by following traditional Millinery techniques, then you will learn 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
Cost:   €230
Deposit €100


·Friday-Saturday 9th-10th May 2014      
+ Eclipse and Saucer hats
Using Lina’s varied collection of old and new Millinery Blocks including NEW  ECLIPSE AND SAUCER  shapes that were seen at the recent Royal Wedding you are guaranteed to create a stunning hat to a professional finish.
This is the perfect course if you have always wanted to make your own couture hat for that special occasion.

During this 2 day course we will go through the basics of couture millinery
We will discover the different techniques necessary for creating a hat, and you will have the opportunity to create a trimming suitable for the occasion.                                                                            
On day one you will work with SINAMAY
-Design a basic shape of a hat taking in all your personal measurements
-Block your disk and crown.
On day two
-After a good nights rest, your hat will come together and you’ll trim and finish it.
WHATS INCLUDED.
oall materials for making  one hat  will be supplied
olunch, teas/coffee and afternoon tea  will be provided each course day
What’s needed?
ointermediate to advanced sewing skills
oLots of imagination and buckets of energy!!
Cost         €300
Deposit   €100


·Wednesday-Thursday21st-22nd  May 2014
Follow on course for intermediate/advanced
         Sophisticated Cocktail Stunners- Working with Buckram and Fabrics...Pleatings and Fabric-Weaving on a hat.
  Dazzle the crowds with one of your own incredible masterpieces. If you would like to make a Top hat that is covered in satin or simply a mother-of-the-bride pill box , this course will very interesting to you !!
You will use your own fabric to make an amazing hat and learn about the versatility of BUCKRAM.
This is the perfect course if you have always wanted to make your own couture hat for that special occasion techniques of using material
During this two day workshop,
You will acquire the skills to block your own shape, using Buckram as your base material. Learn about handling before covering with a fabric of your choice .Lina will demonstrate a variety of covering techniques (pleating, working with folds and weaving fabric)before you finish  and line it to a high level.
Cost :    €350
Deposit €100

Suitable for intermediate to advanced


·Friday 23rd May 2014                 
                 A  Follow-on Course for Beginners
               
Bias-brimmed Sinamay /Lace Headpiece
During the one day course, you will expand your knowledge on how to work a bias brim and manipulate the versatile material You will incorporate stiffened lace into your design.You will create a hat  not a headpiece!!
Shape the Sinamay by hand using previously learnt techniques to create stunning elegant hats that bring the 50’s era to mind. You will embellish your hat with stiffened lace cutouts to create a super elegant hat!
Cost ;    €230
Deposit; €50


·Wednesday-Sunday 28th May -1st June 2014
A Spring Millinery Master-class
       
Sinamay / Parisisal / Buckram Skills
                    Irelands only serious Hat making Retreat,
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 Workshop is for you!
Your rollercoaster ride into the Millinery 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 straw hat that would be suitable for any fancy wedding or race meeting. The final piece of your course will be an elaborate cocktail hat.
Topics covered;
On day one ;- SINAMAY HEAPIECES; Design and complete under Lina’s guidance your own wonderful headpiece                                                
On day two  SINAMAY/SISAL HATS ;you will, using a special milliner’s straw- Parisisal and Sinamay
-          design a basic shape of a hat
-          shape straw/sinamay by blocking over one of my many rare and
amazing wooden blocks using traditional Millinery methods taught for generations.
On day three
-          Your hat will come together and you will trim , line and finish it.
Day   Four and Five COCKTAIL HATS
-          The next two days   will be spent venturing through the various steps of designing
-          And constructing a Cocktail hat using Buckram as the foundation fabric
-          You will learn to block the desired shape, wire and cover it with your own fabric. Trim it with flowers, beads or whatever takes your fancy!                          
COST:  3 days €500
            5 days €800                


·Saturday-Sunday 7th-8th June 2014
Working With Sinamay and Straw
This is the perfect course if you have always wanted to make your own couture hat for that special occasion. Using Parisisal straw and sinamay you will be guided through the process of making a brimmed hat, from blocking through to trimming. And when people as you, “Where did you get that hat?” You can answer that you made it yourself! This course includes enough sinamay and straw to make one hat with brim plus wire and petersham. Trimming is included.
During this 2 day course we will go through the basics of couture millinery
We will discover the different techniques necessary for creating a hat, and you will have the opportunity to create a trimming suitable for the occasion.                                                                            
On day one you will work with Millinery Straws;
-Learn about the composition and variety of Straws,
-Design a basic shape of a hat taking in all your personal measurements
-Shape the Straw over one of Lina’s many amazing wooden blocks.
-Stiffen and wire the different parts of the hat and let it settle until you take it to the next level.
On day two
-After a good night’s rest, your hat will come together and you’ll trim and finish it .
WHATS INCLUDED.
oall materials for making  one head piece ,one hat  will be supplied
olunch, teas/coffee and afternoon tea  will be provided each course day
oa complimentary hat-box to take home your creations!!
Cost;    €300
Deposit;€100

   Saturday -Sunday 14th -15th June 2014 
                                     for intermediate-advanced 
NEW!!!
               Block making .... using Buckram
The Blocks created are very hard wearing and can be used many times over.They are ideal for unique on-off hats and can be used as a proto type model with the Block makers.
Using Modeling Clay, your hands, a mirror and a Basic wooden hat block, you will learn how to put an idea into 3-D and lovingly create a new block that you will be able to use at home yourself.
The block can be used  as a block  itself or combined with your regular dome block to further make interesting hats!
Day one; you will create your block with the clay and take a casting.
Day two; You will finish stabilise the dry cast and harden with varnish.

Cost ; €270
Deposit;€50


                                             
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      Monday-Wednesday 23rd -25th June 2014                    
Lina Stein takes her SINAMATION© to Spain!!
Lina Stein is very honoured to be invited to teach at  ARTIPISTILOS - Millinery/ craft Suppliers in Spain.
Lina will be teaching  3 days of SINAMATION. A technique developed by lina and featured in the HAT MAGAZINE in January
For details , contact ; <http://www.artipistilos.com>
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Lina Stein Millinery Summer School
5thJuly -13th July 2014

8 days of SUPER workshops featuring
two International Guest Tutors who are sharing their cutting edge Millinery knowledge!
Millinery Delights, hats, hatty talk, laughs and some
Bring your Summer to life and join us for an amazing Millinery event , the first of it’s kind to take place  in Westport ,Ireland.
Featuring;
Carole Maher- Sydney,Australia
Catherine Kelly- Sydney, Australia
For more information contact Lina Stein directly!


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·Friday-Saturday-Sunday 18th -19th-20th July 2014
Follow on course for intermediate/advanced
- Working with Buckram and Fabrics...Pleatings and Fabric-Weaving on a hat.
  Dazzle the crowds with 2 of your own incredible masterpieces. If you would like to make a Top hat that is covered in satin or simply a mother-of-the-bride pill box , this course will very interesting to you !!
You will use your own fabric to make an amazing hat and learn about the versatility of BUCKRAM.
If you are interested in Millinery as a profession or simply want to completely immerse yourself in the world of hats, then this intense Workshop is for you!
This is the perfect course if you have always wanted to make your own couture hat for that special occasion techniques of using material
During this three day workshop,
You will acquire the skills to block your own shape, using Buckram as your base material. Learn about handling before covering with a fabric of your choice .Lina will demonstrate a variety of covering techniques ( pleating, working with folds and weaving fabric)before you
finish  and line it to a high level.

Cost :    €350
Deposit €50
Suitable for intermediate to advanced

·    Thursday 24th July 2014
An Introduction to Millinery -beginners
Sinamay headpieces- learning to manipulate this material!
Take a day out of your hectic program and put those Idle fingers to some use. Get creative and learn to make
a beautiful Headpiece, using the versatile Sinamay and  crinoline or a fabric of your choice.
Have fun creating your very own hat, bonnet or chapeau and learn about the classic art of Millinery design and
Technique with renowned Westport based Milliner Lina Stein
She will demonstrate some basic techniques and then you can let your imagination run wild
Focus will be on creating a sinamay base by following traditional Millinery techniques, then you will learn how to make various design features such as swirls, curls, fans and more using Sinamay and finally you will All pieces are finished with elastic, band or comb then lined to a professional standard
Cost:   €260
Deposit€100

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Schedule to be up-dated......
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included in the mailing list, please contact lina directly on
linasteinhats@eircom.net <mailto:linasteinhats@eircom.net>
or by phone; 087 9268401


Details 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 myself 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. 
·All courses include materials for one hat ,Should you want to make more than one piece, materials are available for purchase from lina
·Lunch and light refreshments will also be provided ,
·Courses run from 10am to 5 pm
·A 30 % deposit is required with bookings.
·Deposits are non-refundable but your booking can be transferred 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

   Please pay the Deposit by P.O, cheque made payable to Lina Stein or via PAYPAL INVOICE
(Pease Contact Lina first!!) with your booking,


To; Lina Stein Millinery,
Uisce Saol,
Rosmoney,
Westport, Co. Mayo,
Tel. 076 6025466 ,
linasteinhats@eircom.net

        HAPPY HATTING





            








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