Sunday, May 12, 2013

Summer Workshops and Demonstrations from Ann Larkin, Co. Offaly

One Day Millinery Workshops
Places are restricted to maximum of 8

Millinery 1- Flat Work (8)

Sunday 12th (next Sunday); Monday 20th May; Saturday 8th June
Learn the basics of working with sinamay. Make and complete your first headpiece. Learn how to make simple bases.
To date the results from this workshop have been outstanding.
Hot Lunch and materials included €120.00
Start 10am- 5pm

Millinery 2- Basics of Blocking (8)

Sunday 26th May; Sunday 9th June.
Take your millinery skills a stage further. Block a brimless hat from sinamay. Make a pill box smartie or vintage small using sinamay.
Hot Lunch and materials included €120.00
Start 10am- 5pm

Millinery 3- Advanced Blocking. Places limited to 5

Sunday 16th June; Sunday 23rd June.
Now add a brim to your crown. Make a sinamay cloche or downturned brimmed hat. Classic vintage styles are achieved using these techniques.
Hot Lunch and materials included €150.00
Start 10am- 5pm

Millinery 4- Blocking Felt Pillboxes (8)

Sunday 7th July; Sunday 14th July
Make and learn how to trim a beautiful brimless hat out of felt. Timeless classics.
Hot Lunch and materials included €120.00
Start 10am- 5pm

Millinery 5- Blocking Felts 2 –Numbers restricted to 5

Sunday 21st July; Sunday 28th July
Make and trim a beautiful downturned brim hat, a classic vintage cloche or a vintage small. The hat that quite literally changed history!
Hot Lunch and materials included €150.00
Start 10am- 5pm

Half Day Sewing Workshops Sewing Machine Bootcamp

Saturday 18th; Saturday 25th May; Saturday 15th June; Saturday 20th July
Learn all how to use a sewing machine comfortably.
Bring your own or use ours.
Make and complete a really useful bag.
All materials and a snack included €50
10am – 1.30pm

Free Saturday Afternoon Demos- 3pm onwards

18th May- Hems
Easy turning up of Jeans- How to make a blind hem.

25th May- Zips
Invisible and ordinary zips

15th June- Wet Felting for beginners

22nd June- Markal paintsticks- how to embellish cloth using these easy to use paintsticks

29th June- Wet Felting for beginners – repeat.

I will be continuing these free demos throughout August with the onus being on dyeing techniques.
I will be offering a series of Monday workshops for teachers throughout August. Please ring for details.

For more information or to book  contact 
Ann Larkin
Fabrics, Wool and Crafts
Kelly's Retail Park
Mucklagh Village
Co Offaly

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