Bow Making Workshop

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Get the low down on how to make the perfect bow with hundreds of variations possible. This class will cover all aspects of making the perfect bow for use in millinery or for adding to a garment.This course is great for the budding sewer. Checkout Julie hand making in the YouTube clip below.

They call me the 'Bow Queen' so at this workshop you will learn to make and tie the best bows (in the world). We will make from flat fabrics including tulle, wool, vintage velvet, felt, straw cloth (hemp) and velvet fabric. If you are a fabric collector then please bring your favourite natural fibre fabrics. Workshop runs over one day

Some of my favourite fabrics are listed above. Learn which fabric is best and learn the best techniques for making lots of different styles of bows.

Come and revel in the hand making process in my working millinery studio studio. Do it with a friend and come and have fun.

Please choose your class & dates with care as we cannot give refunds.

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What you will learn
  • Make a bow from flat fabric to add to a garment or headband
  • Tie the perfect ribbon bow
  • Understand different fabrics from velvet to tulle
What you will get
  • Walk away with as many bows as you can will be bow heaven!
  • Indulgue in the hand making process

What to bring
  • fabric of your choice, sharp scissors, thread to match, some small trims and odd fabrics supplied
  • Notepad and Pen
What to wear



Julie Fleming Milliner

Vendor since 2013

Milliner Julie Fleming (est 1989) is dedicated to style and design and is one of Australia's best known Fashion Milliners she also makes for Film and Television. Fully trained in London with Philip Somerville, whose client list included the Queen, The Late Princess of Wales, as well as many members of Royalty, politics and stage and screen. Julie most recently made a hat for Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall as the gift from the people of South Australia. Julie Fleming was presented to both Charles and Camilla on their visit to South Australia.

Since establishing her own fashion business on her return to Australia in 1989 Julie Fleming has had a faithful following in the fashion world and a thriving private clientele for Spring Racing Hats in Melbourne. Julie is proud to say she has been on the cover of ‘Vogue Australia’ five times. Her period work currently seen in 'The Dr Blake Mysteries' ABC TV.

Made to measure hats, fascinators, headbands, belts, jewellery, stoles, hair flowers, full bespoke millinery service (including re blocking and re styling service). Discover the whole picture at her website

Reciently re-located to the beautiful Barrosa Valley in South Australia,  Julie conducts workshops and Intensive classes in Millinery and related subjects including bow making, feather curling/sculpture for use in hats and fascinators as well as fascinator workshops. Situated in The JamFactory complex at Seppeltsfield Winery

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Refund & Cancellation Policy

Julie Fleming Milliner requires 48 hours notice via email prior to the start of a class or event for a full refund or transfer.  Refunds and transfers will not be processed if cancellation occurs within 48 hours of the event commencing. We do not offer refunds for missed classes. There are no fees for refunds or transfers. For cancellations prior to the 48 hour cut off, email Julie Fleming Milliner to organise a refund or transfer

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Terms & Conditions

Anyone partaking in any classes or coming to any events at Julie Fleming Milliner or organised by Julie Fleming Milliner must agree to these terms and conditions.


I agree to take on full responsibility for any damages, injuries and for physical and/or personal property, which I might incur whilst participating in classes and/or events organised by Julie Fleming Milliner.


I agree to give Julie Fleming Milliner unrestricted publishing rights for any photographs or videos taken at Julie Fleming Milliner classes and events or on Julie Fleming Milliner's premises. (For use of Julie Fleming Milliner marketing materials).


Julie Fleming Milliner requires 48 hours notice in writing prior to the class for a full refund or transfer. 


In the event that a class is cancelled, students will be notified via text message or email and entitled to a full refund or credit.

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