Classes

"I thought this was going to be hard but you made it so much fun and I love my fascinator. Thank you!"

Melinda G

You know you have always wanted to learn to make a hat. Pick a class below and let's get learning!

Advanced Victorian Top Hat Class

Flex Time Class

16 Hour Workshop 

1 - 2 Students

Hand sewing skills required

Flex Time Classes have been created with the student in mind to best accommodate your schedule

  

Fabric Choice is up to the student and all materials are included unless the student wishes to bring their own fashion or cover fabric. Details can be discussed. Several price options are listed according to fashion fabric options. All taxes included.

No Fashion Fabric (Student will bring their own) -        $370

The following prices reflect Le Petit Chapeau

providing the fabric in the students colour choice.

Velveteen                                                                    $400

Velvet or Silk                                                              $425

Leather                                                                      $500

This class will teach traditional construction techniques to build a Victorian top hat in the size of the students choice. Novice hand sewing skills are a must. Finishing with decorations as desired will be part of the workshop and the student should be prepared to spend the 16 hours to finish the hat.

Crin Fascinator Class

Flex Time Class

 

Flex Time Classes have been created with the student in mind to best accommodate your schedule.

Must have 3 to 5 Students

Beginner Level

All materials included.

Age 16 and over.

$55 All Materials and Taxes Included

No Refunds.

 

This class is a fun time learning to create a fascinator with a colourful material called crin. Each participant will get to choose the colour of crin they desire and when they arrive to class the base will be made and ready for them to decorate with our huge supply of ribbons, feathers and flowers. Special techniques for creating exciting designs will be taught and at the end of the class you'll have a smart  topper to add to your wardrobe. Colours available are limited and change often so register early to get a fresh list and first choice. 

Colour choices:

Brandywine

Olive Green

Hunter Green

Pink

Lemon Yellow

Black

Electric Blue

Navy Blue

Butterscotch

Candy Red

White

Ivory

Lavender

Baby Blue

Barbie Pink

Bright Turquoise

Wool Felt Hat Class

Flex Time Class

Flex Time Classes have been created with the student in mind to best accommodate your schedule

1 to 2 People

Dates to be determined by you!

You get to choose your colour! Please contact for a colour chart to be emailed to you or come into the studio and choose!

Moderate hand sewing skills needed - Novice Level

Materials and supplies Included

Registration Deadline is one (1) month minimum prior to starting class.

Adults. Children over 16 must be accompanied by an adult.

$290 taxes included

No refunds.

1-2 Students in class

 

This class is more involved in traditional millinery skills. Starting with a wool hood of the students choice, steaming and initial shaping will be taught in the first session if you divide the class over a few sessions. The second session will involve sewing head-size band, trimming brim width and pouncing. The third session will involve decorating. All of this will be taught during the intensive 2 day class too.

Feathers, Flowers and ribbons for decorating are supplied and we can assist in the students choices in decorations. This hat will also be made to fit the student. The Student will also get to choose the shape of the hat from a our selection of blocks.

Wool hood colour choice to be made at time of registration. Sample colours available for viewing at the studio or by email colour chart. Come in anytime during regular Studio hours.

Retro Topper Class

Flex Time Class

Flex Time Classes have been created with the student in mind to best accommodate your schedule

Beginner Level

All materials included.

Age 16 and over.

$55 taxes included

Minimum of 3 Students in class

No Refunds.

A fun and simple fascinator is made with fabric and vintage buttons of the students choice as well as feathers and/or ribbons. It can be worn either on a headband or slide. Guided instruction will ensure each student gets to go home with a wonderful headpiece.

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Wool Button Class

Flex Time Class

Flex Time Classes have been created with the student in mind to best accommodate your schedule

Beginner Level

All materials included.

Age 16 and over.

$86 taxes included

Minimum of 1 student required for a class. Maximum of 4 students.

Learn to make a classic and popular wool button fascinator. Guided instruction through the use of flowers, feathers and other decorations will insure a beautiful hat to wear to a wedding or winter event. Students will choose a base colour ahead of time (please allow a week minimum) and have access to thousands of millinery supplies. When registering please choose a colour from the list below. Late registrants may not have full choice due to time restraints.

No refunds. Colour availability is subject to change.

White

Dark Hunter Green

Dark Emerald

Grass Green

Seafoam

Washed Denim Blue

Caribbean Blue

Sky Blue

Pale Blue

Brown

Black

Red

Bright Lavender

Candy Red

Hot Pink

Bubblegum Pink

Baby Pink

Pastel Peach

Toffee

Tan

Vanilla

Fascinating Floral Class

Flex Time Class

Flex Time Classes have been created with the student in mind to best accommodate your schedule.

Beginner Level

Materials and supplies included

Age 16 and over

$55 taxes included

Minimum of 3 Students. Maximum of 5 students

A beginner class to learn our secret technique for making our popular flower fascinators. Access to thousands of feathers, ribbons and decorations as well as millinery techniques to make a special piece.

No refunds.

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Steampunk Top Hat Class

Flex Time Class

Flex Time Classes have been created with the student in mind to best accommodate your schedule.

Beginner Level

Materials and Supplies Included

Age 16 and over.

$86 taxes included.

Minimum 1 student. Maximum 4 students in class.

No refunds

This class will challenge you a little. It is still suitable for beginners since there is no sewing. You will learn an interesting technique to make smaller hats.  It is a great class for skill building,  learning precision glue and fabric manipulation. You will make and decorate a small historically accurate top hat. The student can apply the steampunk look if they want or make it into a fun party hat for an upcoming event! 

Derby Hat Class

Flex Time Class

Flex Time Classes have been created with the student in mind to best accommodate your schedule

Beginner Level

All Materials Included

$86.00 taxes included

Minimum 1 student. Maximum 5 students.

Learn to make a fun and exciting Derby Day Race hat. We will help you chose from a selection of material and guide you through the process of making a statement hat for you to wear during this season's race events! Thousands of ribbons, feathers, glitters and fobs will be available to you to decorate your creation. We make sure you will go home with a real winner.

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Wool Felt Pillbox Hat Class

Flex Time Class

Flex Time Classes have been created with the student in mind to best accommodate your schedule.

3 Hour Class

Beginner Level

All materials included.

Age 16 and over.

$86 taxes included

Minimum of 1 student in class. Maximum of 5 students in class.

Learn to make a classic and popular wool pillbox fascinator. Guided instruction through the use of flowers, feathers and other decorations will insure a beautiful hat to wear to a wedding or winter event. Students will choose a base colour ahead of time (please allow a week minimum) and have access to thousands of millinery supplies. When registering please choose a colour from the list below. 

No refunds

White

Dark Hunter Green

Dark Emerald

Grass Green

Seafoam

Washed Denim Blue

Caribbean Blue

Sky Blue

Pale Blue

Brown

Black

Bright Lavender

Candy Red

Hot Pink

Bubblegum Pink

Baby Pink

Pastel Peach

Toffee

Tan

Vanilla

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