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Classic Buntal Brims Deluxe Course

Regular price $115.00 AUD

Create elegant wide brimmed hats by shaping woven buntal straw without the need of hat blocks. Under the renowned guidance of Master Milliner Louise Macdonald, discover creative techniques of manipulating the bias weave and strength of the straw to readily hand shape your design. Combine a diverse collection of hat styles with a focus on quality finishing to adorn your clientele in style this season.

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 online video lessons
Unlimited access on any modern device
• Learn to make headwear in your own time
4 hours of comprehensive video tuition
• Tutor correspondence for lesson questions

Classic Buntal Brims Deluxe Course

LESSON PLAN

WIDE BRIMMED HATS
In the absence of an extensive block collection, the ability to make and create a range of hat shapes is an essential skill. With the option to detail using Racello binding, Louise's innovative methods will give you a perfectly finished hat each time.

Lesson Modules:
• Buntal Straw Intro • Shaping Crown
• Brim Shaping • Edging & Finishing

BRETON HATS

Create the definitive 1960s Breton hat with its signature upturned brim that surrounds the face like a large crown. Add a touch of glamour as Louise details how to cover the straw with Merry Widow veiling. A stunning addition to your next collection.

Lesson Modules:
• Shaping Crown • Breton Brim
• Veil Covering • Perfect Finishing
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.

Classic Buntal Brims Deluxe Course

RECOMMENDED SUPPLIES

Millinery Product Kit - Discounted materials for this course.

Classic Buntal Brims Deluxe Course

RECOMMENDED SUPPLIES

Millinery Product Kit - Discounted materials for this course.