Discover the pure magic of transforming feathers into sophisticated headwear. Learn to create featherwork hats, step-by-step, from blocking and constructing through to manicuring feathers and assembling each design.
Whether you’re a newbie or a dab-hand at hat-making, you’ll learn loads as this video course guides you through three designs: feather heart bandeau, spikey percher hat and waterfall hat. With these specialist techniques in your toolbox, you’ll be ready to adapt the designs for your own stunning, fine-feathered creations.
Our course includes everything you need to create the perfect lightweight feather designs for hats, headpieces and bridal.
Easy to follow online video courses
Step-by-step instructions and templates
Access to our private Facebook community
In-course discussions and tutor assistance
Unlimited lifetime online course access
WHAT YOU'LL LEARN
FEATHER HEART BANDEAU
We heart this one big time! Learn how to make a bandeau foundation with an overlay of beautiful, face-flattering heart feathers. Skill-up to hand-manicure the feathers and add veiling. This deceptively simple style is ideal for adapting for fabulous bridal headpieces and more.
- Preparing Bandeau Base
- Cutting and Shaping Feathers
- Attachment Techniques
- Veiling and Style Variations
MANICURED FEATHER PERCHER
Give your feathers a dramatic 3D appearance. Learn how to make a stunning spikey percher hat from start to finish – from preparing a lightweight foundation and shaping feathers, to perfectly positioning and attaching your feathers for maximum ‘drama queen’ impact.
- Base and Feather Preparation
- Feather Manicuring
- Attachment Techniques
- Wired Headband
SCULPTURED FEATHER HAT
Where art meets millinery! Create a striking hat with an easy to make foundation that’s lightweight and comfy for your clients to wear. Deep dive into cutting techniques and how to apply feathers artfully for max drama, height and delight.
- Preparing Foundation
- Sculpting Techniques
- Attachment and Formation
- Design Variations
All of our courses are designed for beginners, with no experience necessary.
No experience necessary
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“Amazing course loved it! All the techniques explained in detail in order to create breathtaking feather headpieces.”
“I just loved this course and love the end results. So easy, so feminine and stylish! I’m excited to get started with making a lot of these beauties! I’m always so happy to learn under Rebecca’s guidance, she really is a master in her field and I’m looking forward to seeing future designs!”
“Wonderful Headband course presented by Rebecca – so easy to follow, clear instruction and I love the way the course was broken down into the different elements so you can find things again without have to search through the whole presentation. Can’t wait to get started, very inspirational. Thank you.”
“This technique is amazing, the result is beautiful and can be used for a variety of projects. The steps are easy to follow and the materials are not hard to find. I loved it.”
Ana Victoria Mulcahy
“AMAZING COURSE! I just loved this course!! It is so complete and offers so many possibilities!! Rebecca explains everything so well and the course is divided in small videos which makes very easy to go back and see again just the part that you need… I so much recommend this course!!”
“I want to say a huge thanks to Rebecca for this amazing course. I was pretty much stuck on blocking leather crowns and you just made my millinery world so much easier to make them. Such great detail in the tutorials and step by step that made me feel so much better in my work. Also love how I can find where I was last up to and can go back to the section I really wanted to go back to, which has made it way much easier than any other online millinery tutorial platforms.”