Julie Fleming Milliner

Julie Fleming Milliner

Seppeltsfield, SA

Hat Making Workshop Intensive Millinery

What to Bring

  • Sewing kit including straw needles (milliners needles) sharp scissors, fabric etc
  • Notepad and Pen
  • Any millinery trims or materials you already have, contact me at juliefleming@bigpond.com for details and advice beforehand

What to Wear

  • Casual (please wear suitable footwear you are entering a working studio environment)

Appropriate For

  • 18 years to 65 years old

Hat Making Workshop Intensive Millinery

About This Class

Class Schedule

  • Monday to Friday 11am - 3pm

What You Will Learn

  • Learn how to create amazing hats, from the expert
  • Learn in a professional intensive studio environment
  • Discover the hand making process and create a piece of wearable art

What You Get

  • An experience like no other in the beautiful surrounds of The Barossa Valley
  • Walk away wearing a hat made with your own hands
  • Get a taste for the gentle art of millinery with one of Australia's best milliners
  • Indulge in the hand making process with access to Julie's massive hat block collection


Come and join our friendly group in Julie's large studio at the JamFactory Artisans studios part of the Seppeltsfield Winery Complex in The Barossa Valley, Australia's premier wine growing district, set in beautiful rolling hills and vineyards. This course is designed for the many who have inquired about an intensive Millinery course which is best suited for interstate students with special projects in mind.

Intensive Classes run over 5 days, Monday to Friday 11am - 3pm. Class limited to five participants and could run with one student.

You can soak up the millinery and hat making while your partner soaks up the wine (!) with plenty of options for evening dinning and accomodation in the Barossa area, with late morning start you'll love the drive to Seppeltsfield through the vineyards spotting the wildlife along the way.

Learn how to make hats to a couture level with like minded people - from the expert!  In Novemeber 2015 Julie made a Hat for HRH Camilla Dutchess of Cornwall as a Gift from the people of the State of South Australia. Julie Fleming met the HRH Charles and HRH Camilla when they visited her studio in South Australia on 10th November 2015. This was Julie's second brush with British Royalty having trained and worked in London with London Milliner Philip Somerville, who was hat maker under Royal Warrant to The Queen and Diana, Princes of Wales.

Julie will guarantee you will enjoy the hand making process, pick up LOTS of usefull tricks - you will be able to expand your knowledge of hand making hats and special trims. Discover the 'how-to' if you are a beginner. Email Julie your ideas ahead of the class so she can advise on the materials you will need juliefleming@bigpond.com   email me

You will expect to make at least one hat (summer or winter) or perhaps you are a student looking to create a special piece for your folio? Some of the smaller items and tools that you need will be supplied or available at a small charge.

Materials could add $100 to the class cost depending on the requirements for your design. Use any material you like to make a hat Julie will know the best way to put it together. Remember there are many wonderful accomodation options in the Barossa region.

Model wears Julie Fleming Melbourne hat

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

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Dec 2016

Julie is an experienced and Generous teacher I made some wire frame hats and one on a block . Really enjoyed the experience.

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