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Sinamay Brim Extensions Deluxe Course

Regular price $115.00 AUD


Classic meets contemporary. Complement millinery designs with the distinctive feature of bias sinamay. Discover how to add a transparent extension following the circumference of a blocked hat, or hand sculpt an elevated sweep to combine with a beret headpiece. Louise Macdonald instructs in detail every step of the way, to ensure firm support and a perfect finish.

Louise Macdonald has been making hats for well over 25 years and her signature style often features fluid hand sculpted straw trims and shapes creating unique adornments for the head.

Louise trained in London, UK as a theatrical milliner making hats for productions such as Pride and Prejudice and House Of Elliot. Since returning to Melbourne Australia in 1995 she began making fashion pieces and now her millinery year is dominated by the Melbourne Cup.


Over the years, Louise has taught at various tertiary colleges, presented at international workshops / conventions and offered millinery courses from her Melbourne studio.

WHAT YOU GET

• 2 creative on-demand lessons
Unlimited access on any modern device
• Learn to make headwear in your own time
4+ hours of comprehensive video tuition
• Tutor correspondence included

SINAMAY BRIM EXTENSIONS
DELUXE COURSE


 

LESSON PLAN

BRIMMED HAT EXTENSIONS
Louise Macdonald teaches essential techniques to manipulate sinamay into a design feature, and details how to ensure the extension sits perfectly even around the brim edge. This addition expands your styling to a basic straw hat that you can now offer to your customer.

Lesson Modules:
• Preparing Extension • Wiring Straw
• Blocking Extension • Perfect Finishing

SCULPTED BERET BRIMS

Discover comprehensive examples of hand sculpting upturned brims with bias sinamay to give new options for your headpieces. Perfect the finish with confidence and time saving methods, assisted by the passion and guidance of your tutor.

Lesson Modules:
• Brim Preparation • Blocking & Wiring
• Sculpting Brims • Crown Attachment
LEARN IN YOUR OWN TIME
You have unlimited access to all your lessons so you can return to modules and recap on specific skills.
VARIETY OF INSTRUCTION
Be inspired by millinery tuition that covers practical technical skills, creative techniques and industry knowledge.
LESSON ASSISTANCE
Access online contact with your tutor for three months to ask lesson specific questions and feedback.

LEARN IN YOUR OWN TIME
You have unlimited access to all your lessons so you can return to modules and recap on specific skills.


VARIETY OF INSTRUCTION
Be inspired by millinery tuition that covers practical technical skills, creative techniques and industry knowledge.


LESSON ASSISTANCE
Access online contact with your tutor for three months to ask lesson specific questions and feedback.

SINAMAY BRIM EXTENSIONS
DELUXE COURSE


 

RECOMMENDED SUPPLIES

Millinery Product Kit - Discounted materials for this course.

SINAMAY BRIM EXTENSIONS DELUXE COURSE


 

RECOMMENDED SUPPLIES

Millinery Product Kit - Discounted materials for this course.