Sewing, embroidery and accessories

Blocked hats in felt with Ellie Vallerini

Ref: LW7317




Discover the traditional millinery techniques used to create a blocked hat or headpiece to your own design. Working with felt, you will progress from raw material through blocking, wiring, edging, setting petersham, refining the shape, and trimming. Please note that this has replaced course LW7187 with Sarah Cant.


Ellie Vallerini

Ellie Vallerini is a London based Milliner. After completing her BA in Contemporary Crafts Ellie moved to London to pursue her love of hat making. She learnt practical skills from several short courses, whilst developing her own creative style through self practice. She has been Senior Designer and Milliner at John Boyd Hats for five years.


Residential option available. Find out accommodation costs and how to book here.

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