Create a beautiful cocktail hat to wear to any occasion. Learn how to block, wire and finish a sinamay base. To trim your hat you will make delicate organza flowers, learning the skills to dip dye petals, create a rolled edge effect and mount all together using wire techniques.
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.