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2019 Workshop Calendar

Wayne Wichern Millinery Studio - Burlingame, CA

Wayne Wichern / Ballard Millinery Studio - Seattle, WA

Learn the fine art of millinery and hat making. Create your own beautiful hats! Beginning and Advanced workshops provide ideal opportunities to explore the world of millinery whether you're an aspiring milliner or simply interested in making hats for personal pleasure. Wayne is an experienced and skillful teacher who generously shares his knowledge. Two well-equipped studios, each with an extraordinary collection of vintage and contemporary hat blocks provide unique environments for your creativity to flourish.

Using traditional wood hat blocks, millinery felts and straw materials you will learn to block and shape hats, then create trims and embellishments to complete your wonderful hats. Small classes insure personal attention and regardless of your experience, Wayne will adapt instruction and class work to your individual needs and assist you in creating wonderful hats. Studio Locations: Burlingame, CA (near the San Francisco Airport) and Seattle, WA (Ballard/Fremont neighborhood).

Visit Judith Nowland Tricia Roush or Ulla Milbrath's blogs to read about their workshop experiences.

Wayne Wichern - Portrait of a Milliner - Artist Profile Film - Tracy Martin
   

Burlingame, CA Studio: 1777 California Drive, Burlingame, CA 94010 - Studio 3 Located in the Museum Studios across the courtyard from the Peninsula Museum of Art. The Museum Studios facility is a former office building which has been transformed into 30 artist studios. There is plenty of parking and the Millbrae BART / Caltrain Station is a few blocks away. The studio is 10 minutes from the San Francisco Airport and near hotel accommodations and services.

Seattle, WA Studio: 902 NW 48th, Seattle, WA (corner of NW 48th and 9th Ave NW just off Leary Way)

 

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Friday, November 30, 4-9pm

Saturday, Sunday, December 1 & 2, 10am-5pm

Ballard Millinery Studio

902 NW Leary Way, Seattle, WA

(corner of NW 48th Street & 9th Avenue NW)

 

 

January 2019

Burlingame, CA Studio

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3-Day Trim & Embellishment Workshop

Burlingame, CA Studio

3-Day Felt & Straw Blocking Workshop

Burlingame, CA Studio

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February 2019

Seattle, WA Studio

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3-Day Felt & Straw Blocking Workshop

Seattle, WA Studio

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Valentine's Day

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Advanced Millinery Lab

Seattle, WA Studio

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March 2019

Burlingame, CA Studio

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2 Weekend Beginning Millinery

Cañada College, Redwood City, CA

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2 Weekend Beginning Millinery

Cañada College, Redwood City, CA

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3-Day Felt & Straw Blocking Workshop

Burlingame, CA Studio

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April 2019

Seattle, WA Studio

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3-Day Felt & Straw Blocking Workshop

Seattle, WA Studio

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Easter

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Advanced Millinery Lab

Seattle, WA Studio

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May 2019

Burlingame, CA Studio

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Silicon Valley

Open Studios

11:00 - 5:00

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Kentucky Derby Weekend

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Silicon Valley

Open Studios

11:00 - 5:00

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Kentucky Derby Weekend

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3-Day Felt & Straw Blocking Workshop

Burlingame, CA Studio

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June 2019

Seattle, WA Studio

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3-Day Felt & Straw Blocking Workshop

Seattle, WA Studio

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Advanced Millinery Lab

Seattle, WA Studio

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One & Two Day Classes in Seattle Studio with Guest Milliner Tina Guintini

Classes and schedule to be determined - Please check back.

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July 2019

Burlingame, CA Studio

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One & Two Day Classes in Burligname, CA Studio with Guest Milliner Tina Guintini

Classes and schedule to be determined - Please check back.

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August 2019

Seattle, WA Studio

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3-Day Felt & Straw Blocking Workshop

Seattle, WA Studio

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Advanced Millinery Lab

Seattle, WA Studio

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September 2019

Burlingame, CA Studio

September workshop dates to be determined - Please check back.

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October 2019

Seattle, WA Studio

October workshop dates to be determined - Please check back.

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Advanced Millinery Lab

Seattle, WA Studio

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November 2019

Burlingame, CA Studio

November workshop dates to be determined - Please check back.

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December 2019

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The workshop calendar page is updated frequently as additional workshops are scheduled. Please check back. Thank you for your interest.

At the beginning of 2016 I relocated back to the Seattle area. I now maintain two working studios -one in Seattle in the Ballard/Fremont neighborhood and the other in Burlingame, CA. I travel down to the Burlingame studio every other month to teach and meet with clients. The Burlingame studio address is 1777 California Drive, Burlingame, CA 94010 - Studios 7 Located in the Peninsula Museum Studios and across the courtyard from the Peninsula Museum of Art. The facility is a former office building which has been transformed into 30 artist studios. There is plenty of parking and the Millbrae BART / Caltrain Station is a few blocks away. The studio is 10 minutes from the San Francisco Airport and near hotel accommodations and services.

  
   
      

Fall hats ready to trim.