Tutorial: Hats Galore with Silvia Leiner

Monday 17 May 18.00-21.00 
20 students maximum

Create three  beautiful straw hats. Learn how to work with hat straw, how to shape it and keep it shaped!  You will decorate the hats and learn how to use a bow maker and how to curl feathers and shape flowers. The result, three decorated hats, all made using different techniques.

A “Workshop Pack” will be sent to participants prior to the class containing all materials needed and a little bowmaker tool. 

Students will need the following:

A pair of sharp scissors .  White tacky glue (available from crafts stores). Having a glue syringe or squeeze bottle will help, but is not absolutely necessary.

About Silvia:
Silvia is a well-known & well-loved face on the miniatures circuit.  She has been involved in dolls house scene since 1994, but she started making miniatures before this, as a way to earn money to pay her university fees. She makes a wide range of miniatures but is best known for her dolls & costumes. Her work is getting smaller & smaller as she gets older & she is now working on 1:48 scale dolls. She exhibited at for the 1st time at our Kensington Shows back in 2007. She has taught many classes throughout Europe.  Silvia has recently moved from Germany to Wales, which is now become her home.

All our classes will take place on ZOOM. Once you have booked your place, we will send you a confirmation email. You will then receive further emails relating to your class, with more details.

Please contact us in the LDF Office if you have any more questions about our Tutorials or other events.