Art for the Hat!

Learn how to make Stencilled Millinery with Belinda Osborne's step-by-step guidance for two popular hats; Brimmed Percher Hat and Wide Brim Contour Hat. Discover innovative feather, silhouette and contour stencilling techniques to customize and apply to endless headwear styles for your new collection. Images below of the designs demonstrated throughout this course.

Meet Your Millinery Tutor

Belinda Osborne is an Australian headwear designer and is renowned for pieces that embody a structural beauty and contemporary elegance. Her label 'Peacock Millinery' showcases meticulous attention to detail and embodies modern, innovative designs. A second-generation milliner, Belinda loves to promote the art of millinery through her designs, workshops, events, guest speaking roles, and her blog 'The Milliner Life'.

Belinda Osborne

Couture Milliner

Course Curriculum

  • 01

    Welcome to the course!

    • Before you begin - PDF

    • Introduction

  • 02

    Materials and Tools

    • Chapter 1 - Materials

    • Material information - PDF

    • Hat Block Information - PDF

    • Chapter 2 -Tools

    • Tools and Equipment list - PDF

  • 03

    Contour Stencilling

    • Contour Stencilling Introduction

    • Chapter 3 - Block and Wire Dome Hat

    • Contour Stencilling Pattern - PDF

    • Chapter 4 - Make Stencils

    • Chapter 5 - Prepare Hat for Stencilling

    • Chapter 6 - Stencil Colouring

    • Chapter 7 - Custom Headband

    • Chapter 8 - Straw Dome Overlay

    • Chapter 9 - Attach Braid

    • Chapter 10 - Attach Feather Trim

    • Recap of Contour Stencilling

  • 04

    Silhouette Stencilling

    • Silhouette Stencilling Introduction

    • Chapter 11 - Block and Wire Percher Hat - PDF

    • Percher Headband Pattern - PDF

    • Chapter 12 - Custom Percher Headband

    • Chapter 13 - Wired Brim

    • Bougainvillea Pattern

    • Chapter 14 - Cutting Stencils

    • Chapter 15 - Attach Stencils

    • Chapter 16 - Finish Brim

    • Chapter 17 - Assemble Percher Hat

    • Recap of Silhouette Stencilling

  • 05

    Feather Stencilling

    • Feather Stencilling

  • 06

    Rounding Out Your Learning

    • Course overview

By the end of the Course

  • Learn how to make Percher hats with sheer 'Silhouette' stencilled brims. Apply your own stencil designs to create endless possibilities for your new collection.

  • Make a wide brim dome hat and apply 'Contour' stencilling techniques to create individual styling for new headwear creations.

  • Transform feathers into works of art as you discover colouring techniques for an innovative Feather Stencilled headpiece or hat trim.

Endless design possibilities with Stencilled Millinery

In this video course, Belinda will teach you how to make two popular hat styles and will show you how to use her tried and tested methods for making your own unique stencils to add individual styling for your new collection.

What others say about learning with Hat Atelier

Emma Bond

5 star rating

“I really enjoyed this course. Rebecca is specific and communicates clearly. This course included essential tools & supplies (and what to look for when investing in them & how to efficiently store) as well as thoughtful details for brandin...”

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“I really enjoyed this course. Rebecca is specific and communicates clearly. This course included essential tools & supplies (and what to look for when investing in them & how to efficiently store) as well as thoughtful details for branding in your packaging and product. Thank you Rebecca”

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josemieke crebolder

5 star rating

“I just finished watching the course and can’t wait trying all the different techniques my self. The explanation is very well done and is very nice how it is filmed. Thank you both for charing the know-how you have. Greetings Josemieke”

“I just finished watching the course and can’t wait trying all the different techniques my self. The explanation is very well done and is very nice how it is filmed. Thank you both for charing the know-how you have. Greetings Josemieke”

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Charmaine Mitchell

5 star rating

“A really informative course. Fantastic teacher.”

“A really informative course. Fantastic teacher.”

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