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Event Start Time:17:15 End Time:19:15The 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, 2014End: Mon, 28 Apr, 2014Lessons: 7, there is no class on April 14th, 2014Days: MondayTime: 5:15pm - 7:15pmLocation: Room 231Cost: QAR 745 / US$ 205Class 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 Hat5. 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