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Community Classes: The Art of Hat Making

10 March - 28 April

Venue: VCU Qatar

VCU Qatar


  • Art & Culture
  • Education

Art & Culture


  • VCU - Qatar

Admission: Tickets Required

Tickets Required
Event Start Time:17:15 End Time:19:15
The students will get an overview of the design process and work on creating two finished hats. The course will cover various different materials and techniques used in the creation of hats as well as emphasis professional quality finishing. This is a studio-based course. Prior knowledge of fashion and sewing is beneficial but not a pre-requisite.

Note: There are no classes from March 2nd to 8th, both days inclusive.

The instructor will be Ali Khan.

Start: Mon, 10 Mar, 2014
End: Mon, 28 Apr, 2014
Lessons: 7, there is no class on April 14th, 2014
Days: Monday
Time: 5:15pm - 7:15pm
Location: Room 231
Cost: QAR 745 / US$ 205

Class Outline:
1. Introduction to Millinery and its tools and equipment. Getting the molds ready for blocking.
2. Start blocking the first felt hat.
3. Finish blocking of hat. Start working on the final finishing. Research on trims and materials for accessorizing.
4. Completion of Felt Hat
5. Introduction to straw hats - Basic Straw Blocking.
6. Continue work and complete the Straw Hat with trims and other finishes.
7. Final Presentation of 2 hats and critique.

For more information, please visit: http://www.qatar.vcu.edu/communityclasses/26-the-art-of-hat-making
The cost of this class is QAR 875 / US$ 240

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