• Blocking Straw into a Derby Hat Learn from Master Milliner and Featured Milliner of the 147th Kentucky Derby Jenny Pfanenstiel, on how to make a hat from scratch using a technique that dates back over 100 years. This course starts off with a tour of the Judith M Millinery Supply House. You will be able to see up close a huge variety of raw materials and blocks used to create hats from scratch.  You will understand the uses of the different hat blocks, some dating back 100 years. Each person will learn the different types of straw for blocking and how they are best used.  You will learn how to mold the straw to form it over a hat block to make a shape of a hat. We will be blocking both a crown out of Parasisal straw and a brim out of Sinamay straw separately. On the second day, we will then hand sew the crown and brim together. It will be finished with wiring on the brim, a sweat band in the crown and any embellishments one chooses.  Each person will walk away with a beautiful straw hat that they can wear with pride. Each attendee will also receive 10% off any items purchased within the Judith M Millinery Supply House, if you would like to add additional items to your hat. All hat bodies, hat forms, rope, sizing, joiners and wiring will be provided. Attendees will need to bring any special embellishments they may want to decorate their hat, and a sewing kit that includes needles, thread, pins, scissors and thimble. 3 hours (1st day) 5 hours (2nd day) $375 per person (millinery materials included) 2 day class Workshop takes place at Judith M Millinery Supply House 115 E. Main St. La Grange, KY 40031 Covid Protocol: We ask that if you are not fully vaccinated, to please wear a mask during your time here. We appreciate your cooperation. Please note, due to preparing materials for each student ahead of time, there are no refunds.  If an emergency shall arise, I am more than happy to reschedule with you. 
  • Kids Fascinator Workshops: July 28th, 5pm-7pm Learn from Master Milliner and Featured Milliner of the 147th Kentucky Derby, Jenny Pfanenstiel on how to create a sculpted horsehair fascinator. In this 2 hour Speed Hat Making Workshop Jenny will demonstrate how to manipulate horsehair into beautiful and unique creations. Fascinator bases and horsehair will be provided to create your very own fascinator. Each attendee will also receive 10% off any items purchased within the Judith M Millinery Supply House, if you would like to add additional items to your fascinator. Workshop located at the Judith M Millinery Supply House 115 E. Main St. La Grange, KY 40031 Covid Protocol: We ask that if you are not fully vaccinated, to please wear a mask during your time here. We appreciate your cooperation. Please note, due to preparing materials for each student ahead of time, there are no refunds.  If an emergency shall arise, I am more than happy to reschedule with you. 
  • Wine & Workshops: August 25th, 6pm-8pm Learn from Master Milliner and Featured Milliner of the 147th Kentucky Derby, Jenny Pfanenstiel on how to create a sculpted feather fascinator. In this 2 hour Speed Hat Making Workshop Jenny will demonstrate how to manipulate feathers into beautiful and unique creations. Fascinator bases and feathers will be provided to create your very own fascinator. Each attendee will also receive 10% off any items purchased within the Judith M Millinery Supply House, if you would like to add additional items to your fascinator. Wine will be provided. Workshop located at the Judith M Millinery Supply House 115 E. Main St. La Grange, KY 40031 Covid Protocol: We ask that if you are not fully vaccinated, to please wear a mask during your time here. We appreciate your cooperation. Please note, due to preparing materials for each student ahead of time, there are no refunds.  If an emergency shall arise, I am more than happy to reschedule with you. 
  • Wine & Workshops: June 30th, 6pm-8pm Learn from Master Milliner and Featured Milliner of the 147th Kentucky Derby, Jenny Pfanenstiel on how to create a sculpted horsehair fascinator. In this 2 hour Speed Hat Making Workshop Jenny will demonstrate how to manipulate horsehair into beautiful and unique creations. Fascinator bases and horsehair will be provided to create your very own fascinator. Each attendee will also receive 10% off any items purchased within the Judith M Millinery Supply House, if you would like to add additional items to your fascinator. Wine will be provided. Workshop located at the Judith M Millinery Supply House 115 E. Main St. La Grange, KY 40031 Covid Protocol: We ask that if you are not fully vaccinated, to please wear a mask during your time here. We appreciate your cooperation. Please note, due to preparing materials for each student ahead of time, there are no refunds.  If an emergency shall arise, I am more than happy to reschedule with you. 

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