What you'll do
This workshop will start with a sneak peak into the world of Hat-Making; the history of this age old craft & how its being revolutionised by creative Hat-Makers. We will then commence with collaborative part of the workshop where you will get a chance to interact with the antique tools & choose the felt & the materials that will be used to make the hat of the day. The final portion will be a live demonstration by the hat maker herself, where she will use the materials chosen by you to create a bespoke hat before your eyes! All participants will receive 40% off any hats purchased on the day!
Martina from Makadora Hats is the only Hat Maker based in Auckland, New Zealand. She is a self taught, esteemed maker, innovating the traditional way of crafting a hat. Her bold & unique designs have caught the eye of some of New Zealand's most influencial fashion icons & each hat made at Makadora is completely bespoke & only 1 of each is created worldwide! For the first time, Makadora is opening their doors for the public to come and experience the secret art of hat-making! From demonstrations of the creative production process to the hands-on craft of working with felt! Come and observe the creative process of this rare art form that very few get to witness!
Hat making Tools & Materials
Where you'll be
The venue is a creative space for custom tailors based in Auckland, New Zealand with state of the art sewing machines and rare antique Hat making tools.
Things to keep in mind
For a full refund, cancel at least 7 days before the experience is scheduled to start or within 24 hours of purchase.
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Up to 8 guests aged 18 and up can attend.
The Art of Hat-Making
From £41/personNew experience