This Millinery course will teach you the skills and techniques used to block and shape straws and felt hoods to create your own individual hat design. Working with wooden blocks and other novel forms, you will learn how to improvise block building with household objects.

  • Assemble
  • Fit
  • Block
  • Shape
  • Stiffen
  • Wire
  • Stitch
  • Trim
  • Finish your hat

This millinery course is suitable for beginners and the more advanced student as the classes are small.


You will need to purchase for the first lesson materials such as strong pins with coloured heads (steel if possible), thumb tacks, a thimble, tape measure, sewing needles, thread and scissors. Accessories & trimmings may be required to finish hats according to your taste & progress in finishing the hat.

Duration: 6 classes

  • Day: Tues
  • Time: 7pm to 9pm
  • Cost: €380


  • Days: Sat
  • Time: 1.30pm to 3.30pm
  • Cost: €380