Learn Millinery with Lauren Ritchie

Learn Millinery with Lauren Ritchie


Are you interested in learning how to make your own hat or headpiece?  Would you like to know where to learn millinery?  Lauren is an experience millinery teacher who can guide you on this journey weither you are looking to learn as a hobby or begin your own millinery business. 

Teaching Profile

Lauren started her millinery career learning from some of the greats including Louise Macdonald, Paris Kyne, Serena Lindeman and Edwina Ibbotson.  She has gone on to further this foundation launching her business in the Manchester Unity Building and creating quality pieces that she shares with customers around the world.  

In 2014 Lauren completed a Graduate Diploma in Applied Learning through Deakin University along side a Certificate VI in Training and Assessment which she ensures remains up to date.  She has taught in the Fashion Department at RMIT University and Holmesglen TAFE delivering higher education courses.  

Lauren teaches a range of millinery skills through private classes and produces teaching aids for publications including The Hat Magazine and Millinery.Info.

Learn from this experienced milliner and teacher at one of Lauren's upcoming classes. 

Upcoming Classes

Winter Millinery Intensive at Louise Macdonald Milliner

Embark on a journey of creativity with our 5-day millinery workshop! Delve into the rich world of millinery alongside seasoned experts Louise Macdonald and Lauren Ritchie.

Over 3 days, under the guidance of Louise, you'll learn the art of making felt hats. From initial preparation to final embellishments, unlock the secrets to shaping, trimming and finishing 2 distinct hats. Plus discover innovative ways to repurpose felt scraps into stunning adornments.

Then spend 2 captivating days with Lauren as you delve into the realm of millinery wire. Learn to manipulate this versatile material, bending and sculpting it into intricate structures. Whether as a standalone masterpiece or the foundation for a show-stopping design, let your imagination run wild as you explore the endless possibilities of wire in millinery.

Join us for an unforgettable experience where creativity knows no bounds, and leave with your own unique millinery creations to cherish forever!

Date: Monday to Friday 1 July to 5 July 2024, 10am to 4pm

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Apply for a Millinery or Marketing Intership

Interested in undertaking an internship with Lauren J Ritchie Millinery in millinery, marketing or digital content management?  Send your CV with a note about why you would like to work with Lauren to hello@laurenjritchie.com, we look forward to hearing from you.