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Sun, Oct 16


Wonky Wheel Gallery

Silk Poppy Workshop

All material are provided so do come along and join us for a Sunday morning of fun!

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Silk Poppy Workshop
Silk Poppy Workshop

Time & Location

Oct 16, 2022, 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM

Wonky Wheel Gallery, The Green, Finchingfield, Braintree CM7 4JS, UK

About the event

This workhsop is hosted by Susan Wildlake, Mill House Millinery. 

Susan will teach you a number of different traditional millinery techniques, and share some of my own tips and tricks in order to create this beautiful bloom.

Over the course of three hours, we’ll go through the whole flower making process, from making stamens, stiffening and cutting petals, shaping them and then assembling them together.

Details of the session

Over the course of three hours, we will cover

- Stiffening fabric and cutting petals

- Making Stamens

- Shaping petals

- Assembling the flower

Skill Level: 

Need to be able to be able to cut out accurately for best results, but if someone really struggles, I can help

Workshop suiability: 

Teenagers & Adults of all abilitys 

Health and Safety

- an electric hot plate will be used to heat traditional millinery tools

- Scissors will be used


Tea, coffee and soft drink are included as part of your workshop alongside some homemade cakes.

Please let us know in the registration form if you have any dietary requirements so we can cater appropriately.

Places are limited to 6 people


  • Silk Poppy workshop

    come and enjoy a Sunday morning of creative making your very own silk poppy!




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