Structural Beauty

Learn how to make Floating Headpieces with Rebecca Share's step-by-step guidance for a lightweight swirl headpiece with spiky floral trim. Discover innovative techniques and apply to endless headwear styles for your new collection. Image below of the black headpiece design 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

    • Chapter 4 - Tools and Equipment

    • Tools and Equipment list

  • 03

    Wire Swirl

    • Chapter 5 - Making the wire swirl

    • Chapter 6 - Attaching the material to the wire swirl

    • Chapter 7 - Sewing and gluing the material to the wire swirl

    • Chapter 8 - Trimming edges and spray painting

  • 04

    Custom Alice Headband

    • Chapter 9 - Making an Alice headband

    • Alice headband pattern

    • Chapter 10 - Attaching wire struts

  • 05

    Edging and Trimming

    • Chapter 11 - Swiss Braid Edge

    • Chapter 12 - Attaching Trim and finishing ends

  • 06

    Assembling Headpiece

    • Chapter 13 - Attaching swirl to Alice headband

    • Chapter 14 - Painting the Alice headband

    • Chapter 15 - Attaching the hair comb

By the end of the Course

  • Learn how to make a swirl Floating Headpiece with spiky floral trim.

  • Make a custom Alice headband and adapt styles with hat veiling, materials and trims for your new headwear collection.

Endless design possibilities with Floating Headpieces

In this video course, Rebecca will teach you how to make Floating Headpieces using her tried and tested methods that you can apply to endless styled headwear, bridal, hats and trims for your new collection.
Lady wearing a red headpiece with hat netting and spiky trim.

What others say about learning with Hat Atelier

Tatiana Vargas

5 star rating

“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.”

“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.”

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Debora Barkmeier

5 star rating

“Great instruction. I'm a complete beginner and I understood every step. This is such a neat design. I will be purchasing other lessons!”

“Great instruction. I'm a complete beginner and I understood every step. This is such a neat design. I will be purchasing other lessons!”

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alexia adamidou

5 star rating

“Great course. It provides the knowledge base for countless creations! Rebecca is incredible, she explains everything in detail with easy to follow instructions. ”

“Great course. It provides the knowledge base for countless creations! Rebecca is incredible, she explains everything in detail with easy to follow instructions. ”

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