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Millinery Veiling - couture course with Elena Shvab

Veiling is one of the most beautiful millinery materials that transforms every hat piece into an elegant, feminine and sometimes mysterious accessory. Knowing how to work with veiling manipulation with a few simple techniques you can start to explore the many design possibilities it offers.

On this one day course you will learn how to work with veiling and will learn a variety of different techniques to create beautiful designs for your hats, halos, fascinators, headbands, etc. You will learn how to:


- NEW addition to the course - Rounded Merry Widow face veil, learn how to create a rounded veil and mount it on a headband or hats.
- How to prepare veiling for sewing - ironing, cutting, crystal attachment
-  Blocking a veil to create a beautiful rounded shape
create and sew veiling into a birdcage veil
- Drape and attach veiling to an existing base like cocktail hat base, halo, etc
- Manipulate veil on a headband and stitch properly to secure the shape
-How to create veil hat bands for brim hats
-How to create full length, medium length, and short veil decorations
decorating veils with beads and other trims

This course is intensive but suitable for all skill levels starting from beginners to advanced milliners wishing to expand their skill set. Thus, this course can be tailored based on the personal targets and discussed prior to the start of the course.


Course takes about 3 hours, max 2 people per group

Millinery Veiling - couture course with Elena Shvab

  • Please contact if you have any questions about the course or inquire about date availability

    This course can be purchased as a Gift Voucher. Please contact for details.

    This course can be provided LIVE ONLINE via ZOOM. Feel free to contact to arrange a booking.

    Group size - max 2 students per class.

    Duration of the class is 3 hours. 

    Please note cancellation policy: Full refund 14 days before start of the workshop. Afterwards, due to preparing materials for each individual student ahead of time, there are no refunds. If an emergency shall arise, I am more than happy to reschedule with you. 

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