Courses

Millinery Training Courses

Hone your skills and bring your next
masterpiece to life.


All of our millinery courses are held in our workshop in Oldham and we have a variety of classes available for absolute beginners as well as experienced hat makers who are looking to extend their skills. Gain the confidence and knowledge you need to tackle any hat-making project with our comprehensive millinery classes in North Manchester. From blocking and dyeing to working with felt and making silk flowers, our courses will teach you the techniques you need.

Millinery courses range from one to three days in length and can be tailored to your specific requirements so get in touch on 0161 627 4455 to find out more. Our workshop is also available to hire for any budding milliners and gives you access to all the millinery tools and specialist equipment that you need for hat making.

At Parkin Fabrics we have the UK’s largest supply of millinery fabrics, feathers, bridal satins and accessories so you’re guaranteed easy access to the materials you need for your project. All our millinery courses are run by our knowledgeable and experienced in-house team and we’re always happy to provide one-to-one tuition to help you get the most out of our courses.

Find out more about each of our millinery courses by clicking on the workshops below. If you are just starting out with hat making our beginner’s workshop offers the ideal introduction to the world of millinery and will help you learn some of the skills you’ll need to tackle your first project.

Get in touch with us today on 0161 627 4455 to book a class or to find out more about any of our millinery courses.

  • Beginners Workshop
  • Block & Create
  • Dyeing Techniques
  • Silk Flower Making
  • Pleated Silk
  • Felt for Beginners
  • Fun with Felt
  • Bias Brimmed Hat
  • Workroom hire
  • Kits