The Craft of Millinery at the Art Workers Guild
An exhibition bringing together the best of British millinery, showcasing the diverse styles and skills of makers and giving an insight into their design processes. The display includes pieces from Philip Treacy, Stephen Jones and Rachel Trevor Morgan.
Supported by the Worshipful Company of Feltmakers and hosted by the Art Workers Guild.
Curated by leading milliners Rachel Trevor Morgan, Edwina Ibbotson and Noel Stewart, this unique exhibition draws on their experience and knowledge to highlight the very special craft of millinery and its varied techniques, both modern and traditional. It includes hats from Stephen Jones and Philip Treacy as well as millinery costumier, Jane Smith. There is also be a display of winning hats from the annual Feltmakers’ Design Competition.
This is a unique opportunity to access the beautiful interior of the the Art Workers Guild townhouse in Queen Square, Bloomsbury. Founded in 1884, the guild represents 350 artists, craftspeople and architects working at the highest levels of excellence in their professions.
Throughout the week there is a variety of other ticketed talks, demonstrations and a documentary. Please visit feltmakers.co.uk/london-craft-week for more details.