Bridal Headdresses with Knitted Wire - Demo 11 AM

Bridal Headdresses with Knitted Wire - Demo 11 AM

Online course via Zoom.

Monday 19th July 2021. 11am to 1pm BST.


This two-hour demonstration is designed to teach you to make headdresses and hair adornments using wire and knitted wire. Demonstration tutor, Denise Innes-Spencer, is an expert in making wired headdresses, having created pieces for top bridalwear designers Suzane Neville and Jayne Boulton.

Denise shares her unique techniques and ways of using this fabric, explaining what the wires are used for, how to use them in different constructions and how to adorn them.

Author of 'Tiara Headdresses', founder and creative director of 'The British School of Millinery' Denise is well equipped to take you through the intricate ways of making delicate beautiful designs with this versatile fabric.

This demonstration is suitable for all abilities.


    Students will learn:​

    • how shapes of tiaras and crowns have changed over time
    • how to use different metals to make tiaras and crowns
    • which tools to use
    • which equipment to use
    • who are the best suppliers to use
    • new types and styles of metal applications 
    • how to make cutting edge designs
    • how to finish the item correctly on front and back

    This course will be run online using Zoom.

    Class sizes are small to ensure you receive the personal support you need. This course will have no more than three students.

    We will run the session using two webcams - one showing the tutor and the other focused on the tutor's hands to give a close-up view of the techniques being used. Step by step notes will be sent to students before the course to help them prepare.

    Students are not allowed to video record the session.


    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 have access to Zoom before the course starts.
    • Students are responsible for ensuring that their equipment is functioning properly (including audio, video and microphone).
    • Students are responsible for ensuring that they have a stable internet connection.
    • 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.
    • 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.