Intro to Millinery - $495
Tuesdays evenings 4-6pm, 3 consecutive weeks. The maximum class capacity is 3 students

February - 12, 19, & 26
March -  12, 19,  & 26
April - 9, 16, & 23

*Weekend workshops are also available, please inquire.

During this workshop you will learn how to steam and block felt and straw,
using traditional millinery techniques on vintage hat blocks. Millinery is a
vast subject, and this workshop will serve as a general introduction to the craft. In this class you will design and block three hats, one felt, one straw and a cocktail -fastenator.

Techniques covered are:
1. Blocking and shaping on wooden millinery blocks
2. Basic millinery related stitches
3. Inserting wire in the brim, and brim edge finishes
4. Measuring headsizes and custom fitting hats
5. Embellishing with decorative trim; ribbons, flowers, felt/straw braids,
    veiling and feathers

Some materials included.
Classes are monthly and generally begin the first Tuesday of the month.
*Prerequisite for all other classes, workshops, and lab time.

Private Instruction
One on one instruction with Dayna Pinkham
3 days, 5 hours a day, 15 hours total       $1,125
2 weeks, 5 hours a day, 50 hours total.  $3,750
1 month, 5 hours a day, 100 hours total. $7,500
Materials available for purchase.

call or email to sign up! 503-796-9385