Blocking Milliners’ Felt Hats***NEW***


Using the supplies that professional hatters and milliners use, mold and sculpt felt bodies into hats, such as cloches and fedoras. (This class does not include felt- making.) Use steam and special hat blocks and models, and learn finishing and trimming techniques. Prerequisite: Basic knowledge of a sewing machine. Limit 8 students

Course Number


Class Size


Age Range


Skill Level

All Levels


Basic Knowledge of sewing machine 


Students should take a look at these sites to learn what you are looking for, you may want to look on or ebay for supplies.

Trim or trim fabric (if desired))
Notions (such as; matching thread, buttons, buckles, trims, decorations, laces)

Scissors for paper
Scissors for fabric
Image of hat you will make

Straight Pins
Tape measure- sewing type
2” wide clear ruler for patterning ( Dritz or C-Thru are good brands)

Pencils ( #2)

Marking pencils

Hand sewing needles 

Instructor, Schedule, and Cost

FALL 2018 


Section 1F: 2 Sundays, Oct 7 & 21, 10am–4pm

Instructor: Denise Wallace-Spriggs


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