Modern Floral Elegance

Discover Jill’s innovative process to create a variety of stunning trans-seasonal Leather Flowers in this step by step video course. Add a luxurious quality to your next millinery collection with rose vines, poppies, orchids and many more exciting leather trims. Images below of some designs demonstrated throughout the course.

Meet Your Millinery Tutor

Internationally renowned Milliner Jill Humphries has an eye for current trends and her fashion forward designs have established a leading edge amongst Fashion stylists and Spring Carnival attendees. Jill's recognisable sleek creations have won hundreds of Fashions on the Field events, including the prestigious MYER Fashions on the Field Millinery Award 2014. Jill was also the first international Milliner chosen to be part of the Royal Ascot Collective at Fenwicks in the UK 2019.

Jill Humphries

Couture Milliner

Course curriculum

  • 01

    Welcome to the course!

    • Before you begin - PDF

    • Introduction

  • 02

    Materials and Tools

    • Chapter 1 - Materials

    • Material information - PDF

    • Chapter 2 -Tools

    • Tools and Equipment list - PDF

  • 03

    Flower Patterns - PDF

    • Flower Patterns

  • 04

    Poppy

    • Chapter 3 - Poppy

  • 05

    Orchid

    • Chapter 4 - Orchid

  • 06

    Rose

    • Chapter 5 - Rose

  • 07

    Mini Rose Vine

    • Chapter 6 - Mini Rose Vine

  • 08

    Large Rose Vine

    • Chapter 7 - Custom Headband

    • Chapter 8 - Ostrich Quills

    • Chapter 9 - Wire Vine

    • Chapter 10 - Shape Petals and Leaves

    • Chapter 11 - Assemble Large Rose Vine

  • 09

    Additional Trims

    • Chapter 12 - Leaves

    • Chapter 13 - Feathers

    • Chapter 14 - Curled Flowers

  • 10

    Rounding Out Your Learning

    • Course Overview

By the end of the Course

  • Make 8 different style leather flowers and trims and attach them to hats and headbands.

  • Learn traditional French flower making processes and discover new shaping techniques that doesn't require the use of brass flower making tools.

  • Add individual styling to your designs with hat veiling and hand curled feather quills for your new headwear creations.

Tran-seasonal blooms with luxurious Leather

In this video course, Jill will teach you how to make eight leather flowers and trims and will show you how to use her tried and tested methods to adapt designs, add feather quills and veiling your clients will love!

What others say about learning with Hat Atelier

Stephanie Munro

5 star rating

“Thanks once again Jill for an amazing course. Thoroughly enjoyed my Mothers Day watching this. Now off to the Kitchen Store ......thank goodness for your Midnight tantrum :) ”

“Thanks once again Jill for an amazing course. Thoroughly enjoyed my Mothers Day watching this. Now off to the Kitchen Store ......thank goodness for your Midnight tantrum :) ”

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Dee Edwards

5 star rating

“I learned so much ...thankyou. Your technique was easy to follow and full of great tips. ”

“I learned so much ...thankyou. Your technique was easy to follow and full of great tips. ”

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