Torb and Reiner

Torb and Reiner

Murrumbeena, VIC

Amanda Macor-Silk Abaca Flower Dreams

What to Bring

  • Basic Millinery Kit
  • Apron
  • Gloves
  • Pliers with wire cutter e.g Vise.Grip
  • 450 Glue
  • Sharp scissors
  • Curling hair iron medium ceramic barrel preferred. Try the cheap dollar shops

What to Wear

  • Casual - Closed in footwear

Appropriate For

  • Open - No experience required

Amanda Macor-Silk Abaca Flower Dreams

About This Class

Class Schedule

  • 1 X 6 HOUR CLASS 10am - 4pm

What You Will Learn

  • How to colour Silk Abaca
  • How to construct your customised flower headpieces incorporating two-toned petals and leaves.
  • How to make a pattern for your flower

What You Get

  • Your finished creations
  • Materials kit to get you started (at discounted rate)


Custom colour beautiful petals and leaves wth this unique approach to silk abaca. You will be inspired by how this technique can be used in countless ways on silk abaca and other textiles to create individual millinery masterpieces. This workshop shares practical techniques to produce extraordinary trims on purchased bases. For beginners to advanced, there is something for everyone to learn. 


Before moving to Melbourne in 2016, Amanda Macor was one of Far North Queensland's leading milliners with some of her winning designs seen in the UK’s Hat Magazine, Top 10 finalist in the Myer Millinery Award 2011 and 2013, Myer Victorian State Finalist and Runnerup 2011 and 2012 and Myer South Australian State Finalist 2014. Amanda retired from made to order Millinery in 2013, but still loves to inspire and share her knowledge with like minded creatives.

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