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Sinamay Masterclass with Jaycow from Toronto


Get a taste of how quick and easy it is to shape and sculpt sinamay into a hat without using a hat block.

This workshop will enable you to create a unique, hand-formed 40s style percher using different techniques to manipulate sinamay. Experience the fun of shaping sinamay to create a professionally finished hat.

During this workshop you will learn the skills needed to create a percher and how to make beautiful trims for your unique hat. You will learn how to manipulate sinamay to make shapes and forms. With a bit of imagination and creativity, Jaycow will demonstrate how these techniques can be used to create other types of hat shapes and free form brims as well.

This workshop is suitable for those who have worked with sinamay before. If you are a proficient sewer you should have time to complete your percher and some trimmings during the class.

Fee: $250.00 (or $700.00 for all 3 of Jaycow’s classes) All materials and lunch are included.

Jaycow started her millinery journey at London College of Fashion in 2004. She also trained with Rose Cory, Royal Milliner to the late Queen Mother. Jaycow introduced the craft of bespoke millinery to the Hong Kong fashion scene in 2005 and her designs have crowned the heads of famous pop music icons, actors, socialites, brides and hat lovers. Her creations have been showcased in Hong Kong, Japan, the USA, China and the United Kingdom. Now based in Toronto, Jaycow is expanding her bespoke millinery business to North America. Her love of millinery has led her to become a teacher, and she has taught workshops in Hong Kong, the USA, Australia and China.

Later Event: March 13
Open Sewing Night