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Foam Hat Blocks Deluxe Course

Regular price $105.00

Hat Blocks are an essential part of the millinery creative process. Making your own custom blocks is quick and easy to master under the instruction of UK Milliner Ian Bennett. He generously shares all his proven methods to enable you to successfully make durable blocks. Whether you are an experienced milliner or a beginner these techniques will allow you to make a style uniquely your design for your clients.  

Drama, perfection, excitement, love and passion. Ian Bennett has worked for Royal milliners, Frederick Rox, Philip Sommerville and Graham Smith, as well as Stephen Jones and Siggi Hats in their incredible workrooms. For Ian, it's about making something brand new, making the exciting and the impossible. It is the sculpture and the excitement that makes every day making hats a truly incredible one.






WHAT YOU GET
• 2 creative online video lessons D43 - D44
Unlimited lifetime access on any modern device
• Learn to make 3 different hat blocks
3+ hours of comprehensive video tuition
• Correspondence with tutor to answer lesson questions
10% discount on total lesson cost

LESSON DETAILS






D43 - FOAM CROWN HAT BLOCKS
Learn how to make your own crowns, a basic dome block then carve a shaped Trilby block in foam with instruction to define shapes for male clientele. Your tutor Ian Bennett will inspire you to master his proven methods for a durable and smooth finish.

Lesson Modules:
• Foam Making Basics • Dome Shaping • Surface Finishing
• Trilby Shaping • Crown Indent
D44 - FOAM BRIM HAT BLOCK
Brims with an upsweep side are a favourite style of the Royals. Master how to shape a large upturned flange brim from Award winning Milliner Ian Bennett. Under his direction you will make a lightweight, strong and unique brim block at little cost.

Lesson Modules:
• Prepare Foam • Upturned Brim
• Recess Collar • Fitting & Finish





RECOMMENDED SUPPLIES

Course Requirements - Recommended materials and tools.
Millinery Product Kit - Discounted materials for this course.