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Bespoke Feathers Deluxe Course

Regular price $175.00 AUD

Give your feathers a fresh vitality and make a bold statement as you add a new dimension to your next headwear collection. Master milliner and educator, Ian Bennett of London has mastered feathers as an art and sculptural form. Learn all his detailed techniques on how to add colour variation or reshape each feather for a dramatic look. Ian will also teach you all his intriguing tried and proven methods on how to add floating feathers to your headwear that will excite your customer.

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
• 3 creative online video lessons
• Unlimited lifetime Lesson access on any modern device
• Learn to make a variety of trims with dozens of techniques
• 4+ hours of comprehensive video tuition
• Correspondence with tutor to answer lesson questions

LESSON PLAN

DYEING FEATHERS
Learn how to perfect dyeing feathers to bring excitement to wild or commercial feathers. Customise your feathers including colour gradation, tinted edges or cobwebbing, giving your new headwear a dramatic look.

Lesson Modules:
• Feather Fundamentals • Dyeing & Drying Feathers
• Colour Gradation • Cobweb Ostrich
SCULPTING FEATHERS
Unique feather trims give individuality which will impress your customers. Your tutor Ian Bennett will teach you his techniques to tame and transform feathers by shaping, styling and curling into exclusive designs.

Lesson Modules:
• Shaping Feathers • Styling Stripped Feathers 
• Customise Feathers • Curling & Attaching
MOUNTING FEATHERS
Mounting feathers gives you so many new options to design feather trimmed headwear. Create a spectacular feather mount on a spine for attachment to your millinery. Your work becomes wearable sculpture with these special techniques.

Lesson Modules:
• Floating feathers • Feather Attachment
• Feather Mount • Creative Connection
VARIETY OF INSTRUCTION
Be inspired by millinery tuition that covers practical technical skills, creative techniques and industry knowledge.
UNLIMITED LESSON ACCESS
You have unlimited lesson access to all your lessons so you can return to modules and recap on specific skills.
LESSON ASSISTANCE
Lesson support includes online contact with tutor Ian Bennett to ask lesson specific questions and feedback.

Bespoke Feathers Deluxe Course

RECOMMENDED SUPPLIES

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