Are you a hat lover, and would you like to learn how to make your own hat? This one-day course will enable you to create your own fabulous fascinator hat and leave with the skills to carry on creating more. You’ll learn how to make a fascinator base, manipulate sinamay straw, use wire, work with veiling and learn traditional millinery stitches.
The class will take place in Elena's cozy studio in Central London. The class will begin with a short introduction to hat making, different hat styles, trimmings, and materials. Then you will learn how to make…
All materials are included, no need to bring anything. Tea/coffee and snacks will be served during the workshop.
Stylish bags will be provide to carry your hats home. However, for those looking for an extra touch of elegance, we have hat boxes available for purchase in the studio.
Elena Shvab is a London-based milliner and textile designer. After graduating with a BA Textile Design at the University of Arts London, she pursued the internationally renowned HNC in Millinery at Kensington and Chelsea College. With apprenticeships at acclaimed milliners she honed her skills further, and eventually set her own label.
She creates two seasonal collections a year. Alongside these main collections, she offers a bespoke commissioning services for private clients around the world. Some of these works can be spotted at major events like the Royal Ascot and the Melbourne Cup Carnival.