Fascinator class

(2 customer reviews)


Starting May 2021, fascinator workshops ! See below for details.2023. New pricing reflects shipping of materials and class time.

Starting now ,fascinator workshops !

Fascinator classes

$160.00 USD per student for year 2023. This Includes some basic materials to get you started for this class, plus a list of materials to purchase. Price reflects materials and class time. In person classes ( materials can be purchased in my class). Classes are filling up so book yours today!

Explore basic millinery techniques that will enable you to create a fascinator.  If you can sew on a button, you can make a fascinator and headpiece.  Understand the fundamentals of composition and balance as related to headpieces.  Discover millinery materials and techniques to manipulate fabrics and trims.  Create your own trims from feathers, fabrics and specialty millinery materials.  Work with hat elastics for this specific class.

The BASIC Materials will be mailed out to you few weeks prior to the class with a list of materials you must purchase.  Maria sources her supplies from the UK and USA, primarily, and has a lovely selection to choose from.  Please feel free to use any extra trims you want to adorn your work with.  This may include vintage buttons, lace, rhinestone brooches and so on.  If you wish to match up an outfit, please bring a swatch of it.

At the end of this class you will have a beautiful creation! THIS IS A BEGINNER class.

What you need for this class:

  • scissors (smaller with about a 2-3 inch blades as you will be working with smaller trimmings)
  • Fascinator class materials ( once you have paid for the class )
  • Needle and thread to match ( as close as you can)
  • Extra trims and materials you may want to add
  • styrofoam head ( Pls contact me on what you need to get)

This is a wonderful workshop for anyone wanting to get ready for wedding season or any special occasion, or just an excuse to make a special occasion fun accessory. You will learn some fun things in this class!

NOW BOOKING CLASSES!  Class runs One on one or group of 3 max. on scheduled dates. Once you have paid for your class we will contact you with available dates and a LINK to get online or in person ( if you are in the Victoria BC area).

1-3 students MAX,  Includes the basic MATERIALS FOR THE CLASS ( a base, elastic, some fabric or your can use your own. Each student will get a different color base with some fabric and some scrap trims)  COST IS  $160.00 USD  (includes taxes and shipping materials to students outside of the Victoria BC area). If you need to re-schedule please contact me as there will be no refunds, but I do allow you to re-schedule.
Class runs UP TO 3 hours.
If you are in The USA  and want to take my class we can use various online ways to do so. Please contact me first. Book with a friend if you live here!


2 reviews for Fascinator class

  1. C.M.

    I took Maria’s class years ago. She is knowledgeable in her field and this 3 hour class could last days with all the information Maria has to offer! Thank you so much! I will tell my friends!

  2. Anita

    Maria is an amazing instructor and person. She is inspirational and extremely talented. I enjoyed taking her class and look forward to creating a beautiful piece of art from what I have learned in her class .

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