Starts: 8 May 2024
Join this engaging weekend course to learn couture methods and professional tools to craft silk flowers used in hat making and clothes making! You will be introduced to a variety of different techniques to stiffen and bond silk to form petals, flowers and leaves and to join wired flowers and leaves to create corsages or millinery trims. This is a structured course with an emphasis on design, creativity and the use of materials. Those new to the subject will be introduced to basic methods of production whereas those with experience will be encouraged to research and develop their design skills alongside their technical abilities.