Contemporary headwear designs

Modern styling to make Feather Quill Headpieces with Rebecca Share’s detailed guidance. Learn to curl, wire, colour and attach to a custom-made Alice headband to create striking designs. Images below of the styles demonstrated throughout this course.

Meet Your Millinery Mentor

Milliner, Hat Block Designer and Educator Rebecca Share lives and breathes Millinery with a passion for inspiring and connecting, people to hat making. Rebecca is the Director at Rebecca Share Millinery, Founder of Hat Atelier and Global Associate of The British Millinery Association. Renowned for her craftsmanship and award-winning designs, Rebecca inspires and motivates creatives worldwide to begin their hat making journey or expand upon their Millinery skills and business processes. Rebecca’s innate ability to develop techniques and pivot in an ever-changing niche industry, has positioned her as a dynamic leader in headwear design and Millinery Education.

Rebecca Share

Milliner, Hat Block Designer and Founder of Hat Atelier

Course curriculum

  • 01

    Welcome to the course!

    • Before you begin - PDF

    • Chapter 1 - Introduction

    • Chapter 2 - About

  • 02

    Materials and Tools

    • Chapter 3 - Materials

    • Material information (PDF)

    • Chapter 4 -Tools

    • Tools information (PDF)

  • 03

    Custom Alice Headband

    • Alice Headband - Helpful images PDF

    • Centimeters to Inches converter - PDF

    • Chapter 5 - Preparing the wire

    • Chapter 6 - Construct the Alice headband

  • 04

    Prepare and Curl the Feather Quills

    • Chapter 7 - Prepare feather quills

    • Chapter 8 - Curling the feather quills

    • Chapter 9 - Wiring the feather quills

    • Wiring the feather quills - help notes - PDF

  • 05

    Attaching to Alice Headband

    • Chapter 10 - Attaching feather quills to Alice headband

    • Chapter 11 - Adding more feather quills

  • 06

    Colouring Feather Quills

    • Chapter 12 - Nail Polish

    • Chapter 13 - Spray Paint

    • Chapter 14 - Embellishment ideas

  • 07

    Final Assembly

    • Chapter 15 – Painting the wire struts and Alice headband

By the end of the Course

  • Learn how to make Feather Quill Headpieces and apply individual styling to adapt these striking designs.

  • Make a custom Alice headband and learn attachment techniques.

  • Discover how to curl, wire and colour Feather Quills to create headpieces for bridal, bespoke clients and your new headwear collection.

Striking designs with Feather Quill Headpieces

In this video course, Rebecca will teach you how to make Feather Quill Headpieces with options to add individual styling with embellishments, ribbon and vintage veiling.

What others say about learning with Hat Atelier

Jenelle Basten

5 star rating

“Very well executed and the tips and tricks throughout are worth every penny and more. I really enjoyed the delivery in bit sized pieces, the timing made it really enjoyable and easy to follow along. Thank you so much x”

“Very well executed and the tips and tricks throughout are worth every penny and more. I really enjoyed the delivery in bit sized pieces, the timing made it really enjoyable and easy to follow along. Thank you so much x”

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Cathrine Williamson

5 star rating

“Another great course from Rebecca. Always a pleasure to watch and learn from this talented artist”

“Another great course from Rebecca. Always a pleasure to watch and learn from this talented artist”

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nicola mearns

5 star rating

“The course was brilliantly explained and easy to follow. ”

“The course was brilliantly explained and easy to follow. ”

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