Crystal Clair

Hat Making

Saturday August 20th 12PM-5PM


In this class participants will be introduced to the skills and techniques needed to hand block and finish a wool or straw hat of their design.
We will cover how to block / hand sculpt a hat using millinery wool or straw. We will cover classic millinery and modern shaping methods, embellishments, finishing and brim edge techniques.
Participants are encouraged to bring images, inspiration and sketches for their hat and any embellishment they wish to use on it 
All participants will receive a handout on millinery suppliers and other purveyors of the millinery and hat making trade
*Needles, threads, wire, grosgrain ribbon and 1 Felt Or Straw Body is included in the class fee.

* 48 Hour Cancellation Policy *

The class will be held at the Gravel & Gold Studio 
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Crystal Clair

Los Angeles, CA

Crystal is a Los Angeles based artist and designer who seeks to connect stories and histories though the textiles we live in and with. Her current project Night Shade Built, is a collection of hand made hats.