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Make your own hand blocked felt hat

Make your own hand blocked felt hat

Duration:4.5 hours total
Includes:Equipment
Languages:Offered in English

About your host

I am a milliner, creating colourful hand blocked hats in my home studio. I am passionate about quirky designs and independent designer-makers, many feature on my website martinabohn.
Martina
Martina
Martina
Martina

What we’ll do

Come to my country home studio set in a picturesque village of Essex, just 30 minutes away by train from London Liverpool Street station. Explore over 150 different hat blocks, which are used to make traditional hats, we will create your own hat by blocking and steaming felt over the mould. Finish the day by decorating and adding your own style to the hat and if time permits, enjoy a pub visit…

What else you should know

Hat blocking involves using your fingers and hands - expect to use your hands to create your hat.

What I’ll provide

Equipment
Material to make a hat.

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Where you'll be

We will meet at my studio home in the Essex countryside in Ingatestone, about 30 minutes by train from London Liverpool Street station.

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Cancellation policy

Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase.

Communication policy

Always communicate through Airbnb. To protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside of the Airbnb website or app.

Guest requirements

Up to 3 guests ages 15 and up can attend.

More tips

Hat blocking involves using your fingers and hands - expect to use your hands to create your hat.
Martina
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Make your own hand blocked felt hat
16 reviews
$184 per person
16 reviews
$184 per person