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LONDON: Crinoline sealing for a light crinoline headband  2024

LONDON: Crinoline sealing for a light crinoline headband 2024

LONDON SKILLS ALLERT: Crinoline sealing for lightweight headbands:

Wednesday 27th June 2024 BST 10.00 AM - 4.00PM

6 places: Cost £185.00 

In this face -to-face course Crinoline used in various width braids 4cm-15cm wide: This fabric can be used as a base and a main fabric for all year-round versatility. Denise is the expert about manipulating and sealing crinoline/netting and has proved that this style and use of fabrics is a triumph on a hat. Denise will show you how to make a base that can hold this fabric and make patterns for the shapes that look flattering on the head. She will then show you how to cut, manipulate. Then finish the hat/headdress with precision and flair that would be seen on a runway couturier hat.

Skills Workshop: Samples made in class for working with crinoline fabrics

Level: Must have experience of sewing, wiring and use of a millinery block.

Denise Innes-Spencer: Course tutor, A regular staff writer for ‘The Hat Magazine’. She is creative director and founder of The British School of Millinery. A respected millinery teacher, she also has taught and still teaches at the UK’s top fashion and costume universities including Liverpool John Moores University teaching on the fashion course, LIPA, The Institute for Performing Arts (Lead patron Sir Paul McCartney) teaching on the MA costume course. 

  • COURSE CONTENT

    Make a lightweight headband base and with a crinoline fabric to mount and enhance your own designs. Finished hat ideas will be discussed and examples will be shown. See pictures. You will work this class in full scale.

    Skills learnt:

    a) How to make a frame for your headband using crinoline and wire b) How to make a frame with crinoline ribbon

    c) How to seal the ends with Denise’s own unique technique

    d) Discuss how to finish with stunning ideas to meet current trends.

    Denise is generous with her knowledge and encourages open discussion in the class. You will receive handouts and photos of the examples, details of suppliers and other options, and an unparalleled experience.

    PLEASE NOTE: Details of tools and where to get them (if neded) will be given when you have booked.  

  • COURSE DELIVERY

    This class will be held at a London venue in West Finchley (on the northern line tube) 

    Participation class size is small to ensure you receive the personal support you need. No more than 6 students in a class.

    There will be opportunities for students to ask questions throughout the session.

    Step by step notes will be sent to students before the course to help students prepare.

    This is a face-to-face participation class suitable for all levels, please call to ask for extra details.

    Some of the classes are taught in 1/2 or 1/4 scale, this is to save time and enable Denise to teach the class in 1 day. You will work on a smaller scale hat and then you will be taught how to scale up the size you have worked on for making larger sized hats or trimmings.

    Participants have not signed a data protection agreement and have not given permission for the class to be recorded unless you have given permission.​ To do so would be a breach of data protection laws.

    • Any personal information shared between the students and the tutor during the course must considered confidential and not shared without the consent of the relevant individual.
    • In the process of zoom courses, should The British School of Millinery's internet connection become significantly unstable during the course, it will be rescheduled.
    • All classes will start and finish on the designated times.

    Students are not allowed to video record the session.

  • RULES OF ENGAGEMENT

    By booking a place on this course, you agree to the following rules of engagement.

    • It is each student's responsibility to ensure that they arrive on time before the course starts.
    • Students will be required to bring a packed lunch to the class.
    • All course content remains the intellectual property of The British School of Millinery or any of the visiting teachers, lecturing at the school. Students do not have permission to share any information from the courses with any other person in person, online or offline. To do so would be in breach of copyright and intellectual property laws. Many of the classes have already been either published or protected by these laws.
    • All course content remains the intellectual property of The British School of Millinery. Students do not have permission to share any information from the course with any other person either online or offline. The reproduction of printed or verbal information is strictly prohibited.
    • · Students do not have permission to video record this course. Participants have not signed a data protection agreement and have not given permission for the class to be recorded.​ To do so would be a breach of data protection laws.
    • Any personal information shared between the students and the tutor during the course must considered confidential and not shared without the consent of the relevant individual.
  • DETAILS FOR WHEN BOOKING A MILLINERY TEACHER

    Here are some tips when choosing your teacher for tuition:

    You should be able to ask these questions about your teacher to make you feel confident, to make sure your getting value for money and most important, you feel safe in that person’s hands, as they are an experienced teacher. You can ask to see mine at any time before your classes.

    Make sure teacher has:

    • Provenance of working as a teacher (their training and past experience of teaching positions) and their industry experience.
    • Fully Qualified teacher (QTS status).
    • Fully insured for face to face and online teaching. (Needed by all teachers especially when using chemicals and hot tools. Make sure your teacher is covered).
  • DAILY AND HOURLY RATE FOR CLASSES WITH DENISE

    Daily and hourly rate for tuition with Denise Innes-Spencer. 

    5 Hour classes: face to face, 1-2-1, £300.00 in Denise’s Studio person/per day; 

    • (£60.00per person per hour minimum of 3 hours).

    5 Hour classes: face to face, with up to 4 other students, £250.00 in Denise’s Studio per person/per day; (£50.00 per hour/per person, min 3 hours) Minimum 3 people in the class.

    5 Hour classes: 1-2-1, Via Zoom, £200.00 person/per day; 

    (Hourly rate £50.00 per person/per day, min 3 hours = £150.00)

    5 Hour classes: Via Zoom, with up to 5 other students, £150.00 person/per day; (Hourly rate £50.00 min 3 hours = £150.00) Minimum 3 people in the class.  

    Please ask for details of costs etc. for shorter classes.

    Supplies and tools list will be sent for all classes once booked.

    All the classes are taught by Denise Innes-Spencer, (unless otherwise stated) writer at large for ‘The Hat Magazine’ Millinery Skills writer, and Qualified teacher. Certificated courses for all classes (not included for taster/demonstration courses).

  • CANCELLATION POLICY

    Bookings for The British School of Millinery's courses are non-refundable.    

    Should The British School of Millinery's teacher  become ill or unable to work an alternative date class will be given. Please make sure you have travel and hotel insurence for your attendance to course.  

£185.00Price
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