Fascinator fascination

Haslach an der Mühl, Oberösterreich, Österreich

Introduction to the art of head jewellery

In this course, we will focus on the process of creating a headdress with a purely decorative expressive function - the so-called fascinator.

The main material we focus on here is sinamay, a braid made from abaca fibres, which is very popular in the milliner's trade due to its properties. Decorative materials such as hat veils, feathers, braids/ribbons, beads etc. can be used imaginatively as trimmings and give the fascinator that certain something.
There are no limits to creativity! We take the time to get to know our materials and experiment with them. At the end of the weekend, each participant will have created their own unique piece that can be worn for various summer occasions.

  • package without accommodation
  • duration: 14,00 hours

Participants: hat lovers and interested parties
Prerequisites: good basic knowledge of hand sewing
Number of participants: max. 8 people
Course leader: DIDO VICTORIA SARGENT, USA/Germany/Austria
Born in Los Angeles, California in 1985; completed three years of training as a milliner at Zussa in Berlin in 2008, worked as a set designer and assistant set designer in Linz, Upper Austria from 2009-2013, employed as a milliner in the costume department at the Landestheater Linz since 2013; creates handmade individual pieces and custom-made items under the label "Dido Victoria Millinery".
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Course times: Fri 17:00-20:00, Sat 9:00-12:30 and 14:00-18:30, Sun 9:00-12:00
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  • € 199,00 per person
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Travel period (12.04.2024 - 14.04.2024)
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12.04.2024, 17:00to14.04.2024, 12:00

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Course fee: 199 euros, for students 179 euros (excluding material costs)
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  • Suitable for seniors
  • Suitable for single travelers
  • Suitable for friends
  • Suitable for couples


Fascinator fascination
Textile Centre Haslach an der Mühl
Stahlmühle 4
4170 Haslach an der Mühl

Phone+43 7289 72300
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