January 30, 2018 - February 4, 2018
Western Connecticut State University
Danbury, CT 
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Saturday, February 3 • 9:00am - 10:30am
Millinery: Blocking Straw and Felt Hats

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Demonstration (with some opportunities for hands on) of Blocking hats with steam. We will explore the materials and techniques required to block felt and straw hats with steam, with a focus on styles and practices for the theatre. Techniques may include: blocking straw with steam, blocking felt steam, wiring your edges, installing the sweatband, and finishing techniques.

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Denise Wallace-Spriggs

Milliner, DWS Studio, The Huntington Theatre Company
A fourth Generation Crafts Artisan, Denise Wallace Spriggs is a Lecturer in the School of Theatre at Boston University. As Costume Crafts Artisan for the Costume Department, Ms Wallace-Spriggs has been an integral part of the production team at the Huntington Theatre Company in Boston... Read More →

Saturday February 3, 2018 9:00am - 10:30am EST
VPAC 335