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A Rendezvous With Hats Course

Included with Hat Academy STUDIO
Access to a collection of essential courses.

Regular price $165.00 AUD

Master milliner and fashion journalist Diana Cavagnaro from San Diego USA, is excited to share all her hands on methods to create a variety of different styles of headwear. Coordinate client's attire for their next event as you learn how to cover your millinery using fabric to produce a perfect finish.

A work of art that happens to be worn on your head is the best way to describe the creations of milliner Diana Cavagnaro. Diana is a national celebrity whose credits include numerous appearances on television, as well as articles in newspapers and magazines discussing the art of millinery, fashion, and hat making. Diana’s creations have adorned the heads of many stars, celebrities, and socialites. Many of her designs are made for her customers who attend the Kentucky Derby, the Royal Ascot and Dubai.

WHAT YOU GET
• 4 creative online video lessons
• Unlimited lesson access on any modern device
• Learn to make complete hats and headpieces
• 3+ hours of comprehensive video tuition

Included With Hat Academy STUDIO
Access a collection of essential courses.

LESSON PLAN

WORKING WITH BUCKRAM
Learn to block and fabric cover a buckram dome crown to then complement a shaped buckram brim. Learn the technical skills of drafting a flat pattern for this sloped brim and then cover smoothly with fabric. Diana instructs you how to edge the brim with a variety of options and then how to complete your hat with a lining and headband.

Lesson Modules:
• Blocking And Pattern Making • Covering With Fabric
• Petersham And Binding Options • Joining Crown To Brim & Lining

WORKING WITH FELT
Understanding types of Felts and how felt is manufactured is detailed by your tutor Diana Cavagnaro before you commence blocking a felt hood with a turned up brim. Diana teaches you how to block the crown and brim all in one using a flange brim. After you have made the lining learn how to attach the head band by machining inside the crown which is a great time saving method.

Lesson Modules:
• Blocking Crown With Flange Brim • Stiffening & Lining
• Add Head Band By Machining
FASCINATOR HATS
Master milliner Diana Cavagnaro teaches you how to perfectly cover a simple buckram base which is then trimmed, lined and stabilised with elastic and comb to sit securely on the head. All the necessary hand stitching is explained to enable you to create the always popular fascinator for the races or next special event.

Lesson Modules:
• Fabric Covered Base • Lining Fascinator
• Trimming And Securing
FLAT PATTERNS
Diana Cavagnaro has mastered how to make a Boater Hat without using blocks. Her detailed instruction on how to make a flat pattern for both the flat tip crown and the brim will enable you to construct a sturdy buckram frame for both crown and brim. Using selected fabric to cover this hat gives so many options which your clients will love to co-ordinate with their outfit.

Lesson Modules:
• Flat Pattern Making • Buckram Crown Fabric Covered
• Wired Brim Fabric Covered • Combining Crown & Brim + Lining
LEARN IN YOUR OWN TIME
You have unlimited access so you can return to modules and recap on specific skills.
VARIETY OF INSTRUCTION
Millinery tuition covers practical technical skills and creative techniques.
PASSIONATE TUTOR
Your tutor with decades of experience provides a wealth of millinery knowledge.

LEARN IN YOUR OWN TIME
You have unlimited access to return to modules and recap on specific skills.

VARIETY OF INSTRUCTION
Millinery tuition covers practical technical skills and creative techniques.

PASSIONATE TUTOR
Your tutor with decades of experience provides a wealth of millinery knowledge.

Included With Hat Academy STUDIO
Access a collection of essential courses.

RECOMMENDED SUPPLIES

Millinery Product Kit - Discounted specific materials for this course.
Hat Blocks - Quality hat blocks with free shipping worldwide.

Included With Hat Academy STUDIO
Access a collection of essential courses.

RECOMMENDED SUPPLIES

Millinery Product Kit - Discounted specific materials for this course.
Hat Blocks - Quality hat blocks with free shipping worldwide.