The Course

The meaning of the word “Millinery” comes from French language and it means fashion lover. The major talent of a hatmaker is creating new trends, realizing accessories that range from simple headgear to real artistic creations, which complete the look of the customer. The program is essentially practical and it consists in workshops that aim to teach an ancient craft, made of tradition and innovation. The course focuses on the study of patterns and on the realization of various types of hats and accessories (headbands, facial tissues and combs for brides) identifying the right materials and the correct measurements. Once the basic tools are acquired, the student will proceed studying decoration techniques, such as making fabric flowers, dyeing and embroidery applications on the framework. The study of materials and technical terminologies are also provided to the student.

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  • Millinery course presentation, the history and various trends over the decades in fashion and costumes
  • The necessary tools used in millinery
  • Study of sewing and different finishing techniques
  • Study and realization of hats and fascinators with buckram base and fabric
  • Study and realization of hats and fascinators using sinamay fabric
  • Study and realization of hats and fascinators using parasisal fabric
  • Study and realization of hats and fascinators by using felt cones
  • Study and practice of different techniques to realize decorative elements
  • Study and realization of flowers by using different types of fabrics and materials
  • Realization of Bridal and Haute Couture accessories

Total hours: 300 
Realization of 15 hats (the number may vary according to the student’s abilities)
Lesson duration: 3 hours
Course fee € 4000
Registration fee €300
Final examination fee with external commission for issuing the Diploma of Professional Qualification €300
The cost of the course includes VAT and text book

Schedule examples: 
Duration: 6 months – weekly lessons: 4
Duration: 3 months – weekly lessons: 8

Installment plans are available. For more information please contact [email protected]

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Open Day Rome

21 April @ 09:30 - 16:30

It will be possible to visit the classrooms, you will be able to view the projects of the former students, have a direct meeting with the director Fernando Burgo and the professors to request advice for an orientation on the program most suited to their attitudes and needs, it will also be possible to participate in one or more workshop of your choice.

Open Day Milan

23 April @ 09:00 - 16:30

It will be possible to visit the classrooms, you will be able to view the projects of the former students, have a direct meeting with the director Fernando Burgo and the teachers to ask for advice for an orientation on the program more suited to their attitudes and needs, it will be you can also participate in one or more workshops of your choice.

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