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Buntal Caps & Berets Deluxe Course

Regular price $115.00 AUD

Master Milliner, Louise Macdonald has been designing headwear with buntal straws for her label over many years. Louise's love for buntal straws led to developing innovative techniques to create stylish caps and berets for smart casual wear or a day at the races. The bias weave and strength of the buntal straw presents the perfect material to create this stylish headwear for your customers.

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

BUNTAL CAPS & BERETS
DELUXE COURSE



LESSON PLAN

BUNTAL CAPS
Discover how to shape caps without the expense of new blocks by mastering the bias weave of the buntal straw to ensure a perfect alignment of the weave with the supplied patterns. Louise's sideband, tip and peak methods are all demonstrated with options how to give each cap a different look for your new collection.

Lesson Modules:
• Straw Fundamentals • Sideband Design
• Assemble Bandeau • Shaping Peak

BUNTAL BERETS

Learn how to create a classic beret using a buntal mat. Your Tutor Louise Macdonald gives you the option to steam and form to your own individual style by changing the detailed dimensions. Explore the possibilities with combining bold colours and unique patterned buntal straws.

Lesson Modules:
• Straw Preparation • Sideband Process
• Creating Bandeau • Finishing & Trim
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.

BUNTAL CAPS & BERETS
DELUXE COURSE



RECOMMENDED SUPPLIES

Millinery Product Kit - Discounted materials for this course.

BUNTAL CAPS & BERETS DELUXE COURSE



RECOMMENDED SUPPLIES

Millinery Product Kit - Discounted materials for this course.