Vintage Perchers

21st & 28th June 5th & 11th July 6pm – 9pm £180



Drawing inspiration from vintage styles learn a range of specialized construction and detailing techniques as you produce a beautiful fabric covered hat.

Working with flat patterns, buckram and millinery wire you will gain valuable millinery skills essential for developing your own pieces.

This course is suitable for both beginners and those wishing to refine existing skills.


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The Artist’s House

This beautiful film by Cheng Han documents the putting together a couture fashion shoot. All gown production and styling is by Joanne Fleming Design.  Couture millinery by us!


The Making of a Couture Hat

We finally have a YouTube Channel and our first short film is live!

The Making of a Couture Hat

All in just 1 minute and 28 seconds! We are hoping to share films about the courses we run, fashion shoots and all the hatty things we get up to! Please do take a look and subscribe to our channel if you wish.



Spring and Summer Millinery Courses

Sinamay Fascinator

March 9th and 10th 10.00am-4.30pm £180

Block and wire sinamay to make a base for a fascinator. Complete with a curled quill and silk rose and you will finish this course with the perfect accessory for any summer event.



Sculpted Sinamay

April 14th and 21st 10.00am-4.30pm £180

Learn how to work with sinamay in a free and expressive way and create a beautiful and unique sculptural piece.

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Book Review, Millinery: The Art of Hat-Making

Thanks to Becky Weaver the editor of the downloadable monthly millinery magazine HATalk for the lovely review of our book in this months edition.

Becky interviews Rachel and the magazine also features one of the step-by-step projects from the book, our Felt Trilby

HATalk is an excellent resource for both beginners and experienced milliners, a place to meet, share and offer advice and guidance as well as being packed full of all things millinery. Also included this month is coverage of the 2017 Melbourne Cup Carnival and a feature on Kizzy McKeown, the creator of the HATalk Hat of the Month.

Please click on the below images to read the review.