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2 LONDON: Crinoline trims, Swirls, frills

2 LONDON: Crinoline trims, Swirls, frills

LONDON: Face to face course 

London venue in West Finchley (on the northern line tube

Dates coming soon 2024:

This class is for improvers with an understanding of millinery terms and more experienced milliners.

Crinoline is such a versatile fabric it can be used just as effectively for trimmings. Its waterproof and can be worn throughout the year. Denise shows you how to work out how much crinoline to use in the depth of a frill, how to use moulding techniques for the crinoline and how to use  crinoline for finished hat. Ideas will be talked about and examples will be shown. See pictures.

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 create trimmings using this versatile fabric. Trends and shapes for the current season are covered.

Course tutor, Denise Innes-Spencer is an experienced qualified teacher and a regular staff writer for ‘The Hat Magazine’. She is creative director and founder of The British School of Millinery and recently co-founded of The British Millinery Association.

This five-hour class is designed to make you fall back in love with crinoline.

Denise Innes-Spencer, has had a fraught relationship with this fabric in the past but, after working closely with designers who love this fabric, she has learned to love it too. This course shares the love for crin by teaching new ways of working and using a historic fabric to make cutting-edge designs. 

 

  • COURSE CONTENT

    Skills learnt:

    • How to make a crinoline frill with neat finished ends. 3 various methods of trimming taught.
    • How to use bias and vertical pleats to achieve shapes on a ready-made base. With neat, finished ends and 3 ways of achieving this.
    • How to manipulate pleated and folded crinoline creating unusual shapes.

    PLEASE NOTE: Details of how to buy supplies, tools and where to get them from will be given when booking. Full notes/patterns (if required) will be e-mailed once you have booked on the course.     

  • COURSE DELIVERY METHODS

    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.

    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.

    Should The British School of Millinery's internet connection become significantly unstable during the course, it will be rescheduled.

  • CANCELLATION POLICY

    Bookings for The British School of Millinery's courses are non-refundable if the student has to cancel.

    If there is an unfortunate circumstace of Denise being unable to teach a face to face class through illness, the course will be rescheduled for another mutual date. Please make sure for longer courses that you have insurence for hotel bookings and travel.  

  • DETAILS 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 TAUGHT BY 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).

£185.00Price
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