Demo Saturday: Block and Line a Crown headdress

Demo Saturday: Block and Line a Crown headdress

Online course via Zoom.

Saturday 8th May 2021. 3pm to 5.30pm GMT.

(This course is also suitable for flat or shaped bandeau blocks as well as crown blocks)

 

There are many ways of making a crown headdress.

This 2 ½ hour course will give you the confidence to make crowns with neat and finished linings.

Denise Innes-Spencer has written of 2 ways to block a crown in ‘The Hat Magazine’. She now teaches online another method of making these popular headdresses.

Course tutor, Denise Innes-Spencer, is an expert in making hats for TV and Film has made many hats for a wide range of productions, from costume dramas to sci-fi.

Through this innovative course, Denise shares a unique set of skills, tips and techniques not taught by any other milliner.

This course is suitable for improving milliners and not suitable for beginners. A knowledge of wet and dry blocking, wiring/joining is essential for this course. 

  • COURSE CONTENT

    Students will learn:​

    • how to use a wooden block
    • how to block straw fabric over the shape to make a join under the crown
    • many wiring/ finishing techniques for the underside of the crown
    • how the crown is attached to the head
    • neat finishes to the crown headdress. (Crown decoration ideas are only talked about)                                              

    Petersham edges are not included in this method. All details for the course will be in booking details including suppliers and blocks that are suitable for this course.

    This course is suitable for improving milliners and not suitable for beginners. A knowledge of wet and dry blocking, wiring/joining is essential for this course. 

  • COURSE DELIVERY METHODS

    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.

  • 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 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.
  • CANCELLATION POLICY

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

£35.00Price