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Headdresses using wire and beads Wednesday 20th March

Headdresses using wire and beads Wednesday 20th March

Wednesday 20th March 2024 Face to face course.

10.00am to 4.00pm GMT.

 

This 6 hour course is designed to teach you to make headdresses and hair adornments using wire beads and knitted wire. Course tutor, Denise Innes-Spencer, is an expert in making wired headdresses, having created pieces for top bridalwear designers Suzane Neville and Jayne Boulton and Libertys of London.

Denise shares her unique techniques and ways of using wire and beads, 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 course is suitable for all abilities.

  • COURSE CONTENT

    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      
  • COURSE DELIVERY METHODS

    A face to face course held in Denise's studio in St Helens nearest station Lea Green on the Liverpool Lime Street Line. 

    Participation class size is small to ensure you receive the personal support you need. No more than 3 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.

    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.

     

  • 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 interlectual 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 OF 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 tuition with Denise Inne

    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 online courses are non-refundable if the student Should cancel.

    • there is an unfortunate circumstance 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 insurance for hotel bookings and travel.
£130.00Price
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