Learn basic traditional millinery techniques to design 2 hats, which can be made from felt or straw, to suit and fit you personally; steaming, blocking, stitching, trimming – all of the essentials will be covered in this 4-day face-to-face course at Louise Macdonald's Melbourne studio (July 2021). Enrol today
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Learn ribbon twisting and folding techniques to make your own 3-D beret (August 2021). Join today
Immerse yourself in the art of ribbon cockades and learn how to make it into a contemporary design. Join today
Ribbon Beret (August 2021)
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Thursday Millinery Class (June; sold out)
Thursday Millinery Class (July 2021)
For almost 30 years, milliner Louise Macdonald (Melbourne, Australia) has created fashion hats that are considered the ultimate in beauty and style.
Louise's designs have stood out at Melbourne Cup (Spring Racing Carnival), Dubai World Cup, Royal Ascot and other events. Her hats are available at her Melbourne studio and unique boutiques in Australia and the United States.
Louise Macdonald's reputation is not only for fashion headwear, but also for costume work. Hats and bonnets created by the milliner can be seen in movies and on TV productions, including BBC's Pride and Prejudice and Merchant Ivory's Howards End.
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