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Introduction to Millinery Course

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During this 4 week “Introduction to Millinery” course you will learn how to block, shape, and manipulate sinamay straw.

You will learn the basics of couture hat making:

  • How to stiffen, steam and stretch felt over a wooden block
  • How to wire a hat to ensure it holds its shape
  • How to attach a hat using wire, headband, combs, and elastics
  • How to use materials in an efficient and economical way
  • After blocking a hat, you will proceed onto trimming and decorating
  • All students will complete one hats to take away.

All students will gain invaluable millinery skills, allowing them to make hats on their own.



What to bring 

Students will be required to purchase the following materials/equipment for the first class. Items are available to purchase on campus at Design Lines shop.

  • Sinamay Straw Fabric
  • Sinamay headband

All other materials will be provided.

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Semester 2, 2023

Bentley - On Campus - 11 Oct to 1 Nov

When Semester 2, 2023
Where Bentley
How On Campus
Course fee $183.00

Indicative fees and charges 

The fees quoted are estimates only and are for all units in the course for students enrolling on a full-time basis. If you're a student that has successfully completed a lower-level qualification that is a prerequisite for this course, you'll only pay for the units that you need to enrol in to complete this course. Please view the full list of fee disclaimers. 

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