Liza Stedman Millinery was established in 1989 and specialises in handmade, one-off couture millinery. Liza trained with Stephen Jones in London and has won the National Millinery Award twice, exhibited at the National Gallery of Victoria, NGV Federation Square and Queensland Art Gallery. Collaborations with many of Australia's Fashion Designers, Myer, VRC and has judged Fashions on the Field for more than a decade. Liza has also established many teaching courses throughout her career, contributing to establishing the original curriculum for the TAFE & CAE Millinery Courses.
Learn to use the Buntal straw to create a sculptural hat or headpiece, or a contemporary hat with a twist. A perfect straw to create a shape of your own choice and style. Learn traditional millinery techniques including blocking, freehand sculpting, wire techniques and hand stitching for a quality finish. This course has been specifically designed to introduce the basic traditional techniques of millinery and use of materials, to access and enjoy the art of millinery and the process of the handmade revolution - Be inspired!
Students will learn how to work with Buntal Straw through sculpting & blocking.The techniques learnt are the basis of all millinery designs and are fundamental for a quality result. These can be applied equally to other materials and home-based projects.
This workshop is suitable for beginners through to intermediate students. Basic hand sewing skills are necessary.
6.5 hours (plus 30min lunch break)
Saturday 23rd September 2017 - 9.30am to 4.30pm
(Please arrive 10 minutes early to ensure the class starts on time, or at least 20 minutes prior if you wish to purchase materials.)
(Plus additional costs of materials used during the workshop, which can range between $50-$100 depending on the choice of materials used. All students will be offered 10% off all materials during the course of the workshop.)
House of Adorn, Building 15 / 40 Ricketts Road, Mt Waverley, Victoria, Australia 3149.
Free onsite parking is available. The closest train stations are Mt Waverley and Glen Waverley. From the train stations, it is recommended to catch a bus or taxi.
STUDENTS TO BRING:
All of the materials listed below can be purchased at House of Adorn on the day of the workshop or students can bring along their own. You may wish to bring along your outfit and accessories if you want to make a headpiece to match your outfit/s.
- Buntal Flatten Capeline Straw Mat
- Millinery Wire
- Pre-blocked Cocktail Base
- Hat Elastics
- Sewing Kit including; Scissors, Thimble, Dressmaking pins, Small bottle clear craft glue, Sewing needles, Sewing thread to match, Tape measure, Tailors Chalk
- Trimmings to embellish your hat (e.g. lace, flowers, feathers etc)
There are limited cafes and restaurants nearby the venue so teachers/students may want to organise a pre-packed meal or snack (especially if attending weekend workshops). Refreshments including coffee and tea will be provided.
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