Rose Collins Millinery



Rose Collins Workshops

Welcome to the Tranquil Haven of Millinery Mastery where you can indulge in the Art of Hat-Making with Rose Collins Millinery

Escape the hustle and bustle and immerse yourself in the serene ambiance of Much Hadham, nestled in the picturesque countryside of Hertfordshire. Welcome to a place where creativity knows no bounds and luxury craftsmanship reigns supreme.

Hello, aspiring milliners and creative enthusiasts! I’m Rose Collins, your passionate guide and teacher into the exquisite world of luxury millinery. With over 10 years of experience in creating bespoke hats and headpieces, I am thrilled to invite you to embark on a journey of artistry and refinement.

In the realm of millinery, every hat tells a story, and I am here to help you craft your own narrative through the timeless art of hat making.


Why Choose Our Workshops?

  • At Rose Collins’s Millinery Workshops, we pride ourselves on offering an experience that transcends the ordinary. Here’s why our workshops are truly exceptional:
  • Intimate Classes: Step into our charming studio space, where classes are kept small and intimate to ensure each participant receives the individual attention they deserve. Whether you’re a novice or a seasoned milliner, our hands-on approach guarantees personalised guidance and support every step of the way.
  • Tranquil Setting: Located in the idyllic village of Much Hadham, our workshop provides a serene retreat from the demands of daily life. Surrounded by lush greenery and the gentle whispers of nature, you’ll find inspiration at every turn as you unleash your creativity and master the art of hat-making.
  • Flexible Options: Whether you prefer the camaraderie of group sessions or the undivided focus of one-to-one tuition, we offer flexible booking options to suit your preferences.
  • Corporate events are welcome, providing a unique team-building experience that fosters creativity and collaboration.
  • We even tutor budding young millinery enthusiasts

What Will You Learn?

Prepare to embark on a journey of skill and creativity as you explore the intricate techniques of millinery craftsmanship. Our workshops cover a diverse range of topics, including:

  • Art of Design: Develop an eye for aesthetics, understand hat anatomy, and create designs that captivate.
  • Craftsmanship: Learn the intricacies of blocking, shaping, and assembling hats with precision and finesse.
  • Material Mastery: Discover the world of fine felts, exquisite fabrics, and opulent embellishments, and learn how to select and manipulate materials for exceptional results.
  • Finishing Flourish: Perfect your finishing touches, from stitching and trimming to polishing, ensuring your creations stand out in every detail.

Are you ready to elevate your craft and unleash your inner milliner? Join Me on this Creative Odyssey

Dive into the world of luxury millinery with me and uncover the secrets to crafting hats that not only complement fashion trends but also stand as timeless works of art. Whether you’re dreaming of a career in millinery or seeking a unique, rewarding hobby, my workshops are tailored to nurture your skills and fuel your creative journey.

Are you ready to sculpt elegance, one hat at a time? Join me, and let’s embark on a millinery adventure together!

Let’s Craft Something Extraordinary Together!


Beginner Level:

  1. Introduction to Millinery:

  • Overview of millinery as an art form.
  • Introduction to basic materials and tools.
  • Understanding different types of hats.
  1. Fascinator Design 101:

  • Basics of creating fascinators for special occasions.
  • Introduction to different fascinator styles.
  • Choosing appropriate materials and embellishments.
  1. Fundamentals of Fedora Making:

  • Introduction to hat blocking techniques.
  • Basic stitching and assembly of fedora hats.
  • Understanding different brim and crown shapes.

Intermediate Level:

  1. Advanced Fascinator Techniques:

  • In-depth exploration of embellishment techniques.
  • Incorporating feathers, beads, and veiling.
  • Designing fascinators for specific events (weddings, races, etc.).
  1. Creative Bow Making:

  • Advanced bow techniques for hat decoration.
  • Creating bows with various fabrics and textures.
  • Incorporating bows into hat designs. embellishments.
  1. Flower Making Masterclass:

  • Elaborate techniques for crafting fabric flowers.
  • Creating realistic petals and leaves.
  • Designing flower arrangements for hats and headpieces.

Advanced Level:

  1. Couture Millinery:

  • Advanced blocking and shaping techniques.
  • Customizing hat shapes and sizes.
  • Incorporating wire framing for structural integrity.
  1. Sculptural Headpiece Design:

  • Pushing boundaries in hat design.
  • Experimenting with unconventional materials.
  • Creating avant-garde headpieces for editorial and runway.
  1. Bridal Millinery Specialization:

  • Designing bridal headpieces and veils.
  • Understanding bridal trends and traditions.
  • Incorporating heirloom elements into modern designs.

Specialty Workshops:

  1. Vintage Hat Restoration:

  • Techniques for restoring and preserving vintage hats.
  • Cleaning, reshaping, and repairing antique millinery.
  • Identifying historical hat styles and materials.
  1. Hat Embellishment Intensive:

  • Focus on intricate embellishment techniques.
  • Incorporating crystals, embroidery, and appliqués.
  • Adding a touch of luxury to hat designs.
  1. Business of Millinery:

  • Marketing and branding for milliners.
  • Pricing strategies and client management.
  • Selling your creations online and offline.
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