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222 East Virginia Street
McKinney, TX, 75069

(469) 617-3733

Bay Willow Design is a bespoke millinery shop located in Historic downtown McKinney, Texas.

Feather Fascinators


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Feather Fascinators

Each student will create one fabulous fascinator using a pre-made sinamay straw base. There will be several styles and color options available. The focus of this class will be feather work and creating beautiful feather trims for accessories. Feather manipulation techniques include cutting, curling, and stripping. I will also demonstrate how to create feather flowers. Students will have the option of working with Russian veiling to complete their design. Previous hand sewing skills recommended but not required.

The class fee of $125 includes all supplies, but you are welcome to bring along ribbons, brooches, buttons, feathers, etc. to personalize your design.  Register at
Instructor: Laura Del Villaggio, earned a Certificate in Millinery from the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York City in 1999. FIT's unique and prestigious program offered two years of hands-on training that formed a solid base for a millinery career. With 20 years of professional experience, she is considered a "master milliner" and proudly adheres to the highest standards of couture craftsmanship.

Earlier Event: February 17
Veils: Classic to Couture