What you'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 in one of the traditional country pubs in the village. Create your own hat, choosing from over 150 different hat blocks, (the moulds needed to shape your hat), learn how to steam and block a hat using traditional hat making techniques.
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.
Things to keep in mind
Any experience can be canceled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase.
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Up to 3 guests ages 15 and up can attend.
Hat blocking involves using your fingers and hands - expect to use your hands to create your hat.
Make your own hand blocked felt hat