Ever wondered how to create millinery that appears miraculously suspended off the head? Wonder no more. This course unlocks all the secrets for you! Award-winning milliner Rebecca Share shows you how to make dramatic floating headpieces in an inspiring range of materials. Learn to make a lightweight swirling headpiece with spectacular spikey floral trim, from start to finish, including wirework, shaping, weaving and attachment.
Rebecca’s tried and true methods offer endless design possibilities for headwear, bridal, hats and trims. Dare to adapt the skills for large headpieces, halo swirls, face veils and more – all with fabulous, eye-catching results for your next collection.
Our course includes everything you need to create the perfect floating headpieces.
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
Rebecca unpacks exactly how to create a wirework swirl with the structural integrity needed to pull-off a floating headpiece. Learn how to attach materials and elements, and then build on your design to create the marvellous illusion of a hovering eye-catcher.
- Wire Preparation
- Support Frame
- Signature Raffia Weaving
- Styling Variations
Using the headband pattern provided, explore ingenious wirework methods used to gracefully suspend designs in mid-air. You’ll be surprised by the know-how that sits behind creating the ultimate in show-stopping drama.
- Prepare Wire
- Shape Headband
- Wirework Framework
- Headwear Attachment
Deep dive into spectacular lightweight trims that are ideal for colour customising. Master Rebecca’s signature Swiss hat braid binding to give your design a sleek, pro look. It’ll be love at first sight for your Fashions on the Field clients.
- Signature Spikey Trim
- Colouring Techniques
- Creative Hat Binding
- Perfect Finishing
All of our courses are designed for beginners, with no experience necessary.
No experience necessary
Expert support at your fingertips
Learn at your own pace
“Amazing course loved it! All the techniques explained in detail in order to create breathtaking feather headpieces.”
“Wonderful course taught by Giulia, very happy with my silk flowers, even though I didn’t have all of the tools I was able to improvise to create beautiful flowers, which was brilliant. Her step by step instructions were easy to follow and understand. Would definitely recommend this course, thank you and look forward to any further online courses from Giulia.”
“Thank you so much, we loved the two courses we took – Floating Headpieces and Iridescent Millinery. Thoroughly enjoyed the courses THANK YOU.”
“I feel like a whole new milliner after working with you. I feel so much more confident, I’ve got a totally different outlook on my work. It’s been the best thing for me and now I’m at my busiest time with a great new outlook!”
“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!!”
“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.”
“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.”
“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.”
“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!”