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Pimp That Hat!

Take a plain old hat and pimp it into a thing of beauty using buttons, beads, ribbons, bows, feathers and paint in a fun, friendly and engaging environment!
£35 pp
What happens in this class?

During this relaxed, fun and chatty workshop you will learn the following:

  • Planning your design, with examples shown
  • Basic sewing: threading your needle, back stitch and running stitch
  • Raw edge applique – sewing or gluing fabric to your hat
  • Embellishing your hat with attachments including a patch (one patch per person), feathered trim, ribbons, button and beads.
  • Making rustic fabric flowers and leaves to add to your hat
  • Methods for painting a design on your hat using acrylics
  • Adding a secret key-ring and inner pocket

The classes are run for a maximum of 6 people, keeping them small enough to…

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Things to remember

All you need to bring is you! The class includes a hat (no guarantee of size or design, but they are all adult hats of the style shown in the photos) and everything you need to pimp it! Everything you need to start and finish your project is included but…

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Age Requirement


Flexible cancellation policy

Any class can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase. See cancellation policy.
Your Teacher

Ginette has been working with her hands - focused mainly on sewing and textile crafts - since she was a child, creating gifts for family and friends and most recently selling at local markets in her home town London. Her love of knitting was passed on from her mother but the desire to create with fabrics came from within, with Ginette sewing her first pair of trousers in Liberty fabric when she was 11. She still has expensive taste in fabrics!

Having worked in Human Resources, specialising in training within customer service and management, Ginette decided to combine her love of teaching…

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Class Location
The Leyton Star: A cool, welcoming, groovy pub!
116 Leyton High Road
E15 2BX