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History - History of Fashion Hats - Millinery Techniques - Online Live

Day of week:
Real time Online
Mixed Level
10:00 - 13:00
4 weeks

This course is delivered online/live
This course is a wonderful journey to discover why humans have covered their heads since time immemorial. Initially headwear offered protection from the elements and from injury from falling rocks, weapons or masonry. Later head coverings became symbols of status of authority. Soon after hats progressed to become not only a uniform, but also an art form.
We will study the origin of Milliners. In English courts the term milliner was used and this was derived from the term for travelling haberdashers from Milan in Italy. These travelling sales people sold all the items necessary to dress and were called millaners.
In France hats were made by hatmakers called chapeliers. Today the term modiste is used in France.
This course combines the millinery techniques so that you can complete your experience with making your own will be able to make your own fashion hats.
By the end of the course successful learners will be able to:
- Associate hats with right historical periods
- Describe the characteristics of hats through the years
- Make your own fashion hat using millinery techniques

How will I be taught?

We will use as much contemporary material as possible, combined with modern analysis and literary and archaeological evidence, to tell the story and understand the motives and lives of the people at all levels of society

What do I need to have with me?

Handouts will be provided; students should bring a folder or file for handouts and notes, and writing materials .

What can I do next?

If you like History we have a wide variety of courses please talk to your tutor, a curriculum leader or visit our website

What do I need to join the course

This is a course for everybody, no prior history or fashion knowledge required. You will be making a hat according to your ability and choices of material.
The tutor will give you a list of possible material to buy for the course.

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If you require any information about joining this online course then please call 03000 41 40 25* and quote the Course Code SEV/91212/J/NC.