Nicola started teaching beginner classes at The Parkin Academy in 2011 and later, after graduating from Leeds college of Art  with a HNC in millinery became the in house milliner and head tutor for Parkin - the UK's leading hat fabric and accessory supplier. Now freelance she specialises in teaching students of all abilities, usually on a one to one basis ensuring you have a fun and informative experience.


£20.00 per hour

£60.00 4 hour course

£100.00 8 hour course

Below is a selection of example courses on offer:

  • Millinery Introduction
  • Beginners Workshop
  • Block & Create
  • Dyeing Techniques
  • Silk Flower Skills
  • Pleated Fabric Button
  • Felt Fun
  • Bias Brimmed Hat
  • Multi-Day Courses

Student Comments

"Thanks for the great class yesterday. Will definitely be booking more with you. X"

"A very talented lady and an excellent teacher, I learned a great deal in just one day!"

"Absolutely fantastic tutor and wonderful creator of hats! Had one of the most fun filled weekends ever! Xx"

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