Pinkham Millinery Blog
fashion designers and several friends, Pinkham Millinery created an unusual fashion show
for Fashion Week, that is still being talked about! We have put
together a slideshow video with the original music to commemorate
Here are the dates for my next 3 millinery classes:
Sat. March 7th, 5 - 7pm
Sun. March 8th, 11 - 5pm
Mon. March 9th, 9am - 12pm
Sat. March 21st, 5 - 7pm
Sun. March 22nd, 11 - 5pm
Mon. March 23rd, 9am - 12pm
April 11th, 5 - 7pm
April 12th, 11 - 5pm
April 13th, 9 - 12pm
Intro to Millinery ~ $595
During this weekend workshop you will learn how to steam and block felt and straw,
using traditional millinery techniques on vintage hat blocks. Millinery
is a vast subject, and this workshop will serve as a general
introduction to the craft. In this class you will design and block three
hats: two felt and one straw.
Techniques covered are:
1. Blocking and shaping on wooden millinery blocks
2. Basic millinery related stitches
3. Inserting wire in the brim, and brim edge finishes
4. Measuring headsizes and custom fitting hats
5. Embellishing with decorative trim; ribbons, flowers, felt/straw braids, veiling and feathers
Some materials included.
*Prerequisite for all other classes, workshops, and lab time.
One on one instruction with Dayna Pinkham
- 3 days, 5 hours a day, 15 hours total. $1,125
- 2 weeks, 5 hours a day, 50 hours total. $3,750
- 1 month, 5 hours a day, 100 hours total. $7,500
Call or email to sign up!
Dayna's iconic Sloper hat will be on display at The Peoples Art of Portland. The exhibit runs from April 19th until June
19, 2014. Don't miss the opening featuring hundreds of talented artists, all have been featured on Oregon Art Beat.
Art Opening Saturday April 19th, 2014
The Peoples Art of Portland
700 SW 5th Avenue, Suite 4005
Portland, Oregon 97204
This year, Oregon Art Beat is celebrating 15 years of creativity. To mark the occasion, Oregon Art Beat is hosting an exhibit at Pioneer Place Mall. The exhibit starts on April 19th and is open to the public. Dayna's iconic Sloper hat will be on display from April 19 until June 19, 2014. Make sure to stop by and enjoy the diverse Pacific NW talent on display.
Autographed copies of the book are still available for sale - please contact the shop for further information!
Images courtesy of Jaycob Desrosiers Photography, www.jaycobsphotography.com
Dayna will be attending the Annual Milliner's Convention "Hat Camp" in LA.
Top milliners across the country attend "Hat Camp" every year to learn, teach and inspire each other through workshops and discussions on new techniques and innovations.
The shop will be back to regular hours Tuesday March 27th, 11-5:30.
Just a reminder that our Annual Sample Sale goes thru the end of March, and there are still some great shapes on the floor! Happy Spring!!!
Be the first to see all of the felts and straws marked down 15-70%!!!
Join us at our new location, Friday, March 16th 11:00am-5:30pm, continuing through the end of March.
We have found some treasures in the move, and now it's time to clean house!
Inventory is marked down 15-70% off Felts and Straws from the previous season.
Hope you can make it!
Make sure to stop by and toast to our new space on first Thursday, February 2nd!
All hats in the shop will be marked down, including custom orders to be picked up at the first of the year.
Join us for a glass of bubbly and be the first to hear of our newest venture!
Additionally, Pinkham Millinery's is included the beautiful book "International Couture Milliners" published by Harper-Collins; set to be released January, 2012.
Special thanks to Photographers - Minh Tran and Carlin Sundell,
Stylists - Claudine Ebel, Angie Sarac, Graye Guidotti, and Jayme Hansen
Models - Robin Hilleary, Thalia Kelly, Adam Bayer
Menswear by Duchess Clothier
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