Classic Elegance

Learn how to make Couture Silk Roses with Giulia Mio’s step-by-step guidance for Roses, Buds and Leaves. Discover traditional French flower making techniques and apply lessons learnt to bridal, headpieces, hats and more! Images below of the designs demonstrated throughout this course.

Tutor

GIULIA MIO

Giulia Mio is an Italian, award winning couture milliner devoted to making hats and headpieces from the finest materials, with an immaculate finish. Her style is described as the result of a blend of Fashion and observation of Nature. Fine Arts and Theatre also have a significant influence on her creative process. Giulia is known for her exquisite silk and leather flowers, completely hand-painted and hand-made, which adorn many of her creations.

Giulia Mio

Couture Milliner

Course curriculum

  • 01

    Introduction

    • Before you begin - PDF

    • Introduction

  • 02

    Chapter 1 - Materials and Tools

    • Materials and Tools

    • Materials and Tools - PDF

  • 03

    Chapter 2 - Stiffening Fabric

    • Stiffening Fabric

  • 04

    Chapter 3 - Tracing and Cutting

    • Chapter 3 - Tracing and Cutting

    • Rose Pattern - PDF

  • 05

    Chapter 4 - Shaping Petals

    • Chapter 4 - Shaping Petals

  • 06

    Chapter 5 - Shaping Leaves

    • Chapter 5 - Shaping Leaves

  • 07

    Chapter 6 - Assembling

    • Chapter 6 - Assembling

By the end of the Course

  • Learn how to make Couture Silk Roses using traditional techniques for Rose, Buds and Leaves.

  • Make Silk Roses and apply skills learnt to assemble floral arrangements for new headwear creations.

Beautiful blooms with Couture Silk Roses

In this video course, Giulia will teach you how to make classic Silk Roses and will show you how to use traditional techniques for making your own silk Roses, Buds and Leaves for your new headwear collection.
Lady wearing a hat with handmade silk roses, leaves and veiling.

What others say about learning with Hat Atelier

Irene Moore

5 star rating

“Wonderful course taught by Giulia, very happy with my silk flowers, even though I didn't have all the tools I was able to improvise to create beautiful flowers, which was brilliant. Her step by step instructions were very easy to follow and under...”

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“Wonderful course taught by Giulia, very happy with my silk flowers, even though I didn't have all the tools I was able to improvise to create beautiful flowers, which was brilliant. Her step by step instructions were very easy to follow and understand. Would definitely recommend this course, thank you and look forward to any further online courses from Giulia. ”

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Sandra Ann Ringuet

5 star rating

“I am so happy with the result of my Roses. The tutor is very thorough in explaining step by step instructions. Also Rebecca was very helpful in answering any questions. I’m looking forward to the next Course, Silk painting. Thank you for puttin...”

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“I am so happy with the result of my Roses. The tutor is very thorough in explaining step by step instructions. Also Rebecca was very helpful in answering any questions. I’m looking forward to the next Course, Silk painting. Thank you for putting these Courses together. Sandy”

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