Justine

Learn the art of hat making with Yorkshire Milliner Justine Bradley-Hill.

Justine has over 30 years design experience and 16 years millinery practise; a highly qualified teacher offering bespoke one-one millinery tuition and master class workshops.  She herself has gained a BSc (Hons) Degree in Textiles as well as the City and Guilds Level 2, Level 3 in Creative Arts specialising in Millinery and HNC in Millinery from Leeds College of Art.

I have been a guest tutor for London Hat Week, Parkin Fabrics, Hat Blocks Direct, Artipistolis Spain, The Creative Workshops and Hatwalk Ireland.

ALL CLASSES RUN 9.30-4.30

13 SESSION ROLLING MONTHLY CLASS TO COVER ALL THE MILLINERY BASICS 

One day per month cost £1500 plus Materials. A deposit of £500 required to secure place. A maximum of two students on one day ,this ensures the best teaching environment.

Payment plan -£500 initial deposit payment and then 5 monthly payments £200 starting the first month of teaching.

Fully booked email for next start date.

The year will introduce you to the basics of millinery.

  • Straw
  • Sinamay
  • Felt
  • Structured fabric hats
  • Feathers
  • Silk flower making
  • Trims
  • Head fittings, Alice bands and prongs
  • Fascinators

 

 

 

1-1 master classes at your convenience £220 per day plus materials. 

  • Hand blocked and free form sinamay from design to completion
  • Beginners and advanced hand blocked straw from design to completion including straw trims
  • Fabric covered hats and headpieces buckram based including silk cocktail and bridal headpieces
  • Dying Techniques sinamay/straw/fathers/silk
  • Feathers, trims and traditional millinery stitches- create mounts learn the best way to attach your feather trims.
  • Leather techniques and practical knowledge for blocking and sculpturing leather, completed with complementary leather trims. including flowers, feathers and bows
  • Percher hats learn how to create outstanding styles that are securely positioned on the wearer with a customised band. Whether it be 3D or Ring block hats.
  • Get to grips with an array of veiling techniques
  • Jinsin
  • Silk Abaca
  • Crin

I AM FULLY BOOKED FOR 1-1 CLASSES FEB/MARCH AND APRIL LIMITED SPACE FOR MAY AND JUNE.

Group Master Classes                     

Group classes are taught on max a 1-3 bases in order to give individual attention.  A light lunch and refreshments throughout the day are included in the cost. email justine@justinebradley-hill.co.uk

 

One day headband Workshop £150 pp plus materials

Friday 29th March 3 spaces available. FULL

Master the technique of a blocked headband in fabric or leather, learn the best way to block and finish the piece and how to attach a hidden headfitting or elastic. (trim not taught on this workshop)

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Rigid Circular veil brim with button £150 pp plus materials ( leather flower trim is not made in this class) If you have blocked leather on one of my previous classes you are welcome to work with straw or fabric covered buckram. I will also touch on other veiling techniques

Materials available to pre order.

£50 deposit required to book place.

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Leather 3D Headpiece with flower trim £320 plus materials.

Email for dates

 £100 deposit required

Master the technique of creating a 3 dimension leather headpiece with sculpted leather flower trim. You learn how to create a firm foundation and cover with leather attach your fantastic trim and secure to the head with a pronged head band. Materials available to pre order.

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Two day silk bow and with fan veiling headpiece £320 plus materials.

Email for dates

Master working with silk crepe to create a stunning headpiece including  beautiful silk bow

 

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One day leather flower vine on pronged head band with veil £150 plus materials.

£50 deposit required

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One day tooled Silk Flower Making £150 plus materials.

Students will be introduced to the traditional method of couture flower making using egg irons and flower makings tools. Students will be shown how to create their own flower patterns and work with different fabrics to create stunning millinery flowers. 

£50 deposit required to book place.

 

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Two day leather button headpiece or leather headband
 £320 plus materials. Includes making leather flower trim shown

Friday 17th May and Saturday 18th May

2 places available

Deposit £100 to secure place


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If you would like to book onto one of our Millinery Workshops you can secure your place easily by paying the deposit on line or over the phone we accept all major cards -we will then contact you two weeks before the class to request the balance.

PLEASE STATE THE CLASS YOU ARE PAYING FOR WHEN YOU PAY THE DEPOSIT.


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07962177733/ 01943 839299 or email via the contact page.

Also should mention that I have a little black and white puppy – he may try to lick you hello when you first arrive but he soon understands what occurring and takes himself off to bed – if this is a problem please let me know.

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Location

Based in the picturesque village of Addingham, about 17 miles north west of Leeds. We are 30 minuets by car from Leeds Bradford Airport and a short taxi journey from Ilkley train station. Places to stay near by

https://www.olicanapark.co.uk  

Grouse is perfect for one person or a couple and can book for a night.

http://thedevonshirearms.co.uk