Costuming & Millinery with Thermoplastics


Explore costume and hat-shaping with thermo-formable materials such as Fosshape and Warbla. Learn shaping, wiring, stabilizing with papier mâché techniques, painting and covering. You will not take home a hat or finished piece from this class, but you will take home skills to create sophisticated hats and costumes on your own. 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 


$25 payable in class 


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

SPRING 2019 

Section 1S: Sunday, May 5, 10am–6pm 
Instructor: Denise Wallace-Spriggs

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