The program consists of six sequential courses in Millinery Techniques which are currently offered over a four-semester time span. Projects range from fundamental to more advanced skills and processes in millinery techniques.
Upon successful completion of the program students will receive a Certificate of Competency in Millinery Techniques. This will enable them to seek employment in the headwear industry. Students will be able to:
- Identify properties of fabrics, leathers, furs and fake fur materials, linings and support
materials to enable them to construct different varieties of hats;
- Demonstrate both hand and machine sewing techniques used in the construction of different hats;
- Understand how to use different types of blocks in the construction of hats;
- Develop a sparterie; and
- Develop a style sheet and spec sheet for each hat.
Curriculum (15 credits):
ML 113 Blocking Techniques for Hats
ML 115 Fabric Hat Construction
ML 116 Cold Weather Headgear
ML 123 Contemporary Men's Hats
ML 241 Bridal & Special Occasion Headwear
ML 243 Creative Design in Headwear
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For course specific information contact:
Ellen Goldstein, advisor
Pomerantz Center, Room D363