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This is what some of Louise Macdonald's students said about her millinery courses:


Online course

Contemporary Sinamay Deluxe Course
(link to Hat Academy's website)


"The new course is outstanding. I've learnt way more than expected and your practical, vast knowledge is appreciated. I enjoyed making my brimmed beret so much, I was compelled to let you know how awesome I think you are! I'm a firm fan. Thank you x 1000" (Contemporary Sinamay Deluxe Course; online, October 2018)


"I bought it yesterday and have already gone through all of the tutorials! It was amazing and I learned so much!" (Contemporary Sinamay Deluxe Course; online, October 2018)


"Great techniques to try and Louise teaches in a really nice way." (Contemporary Sinamay Deluxe Course; online, October 2018)



Courses at Louise Macdonald's studio

"Louise provides good guidance, is friendly and patient and keeps everyone happy and moving along at their different stages." (Freeform Headpiece from Parisisal Straw, September 2018)


"Thank you for such an informative and enjoyable workshop. I felt I really learnt a lot and am thrilled with your 'bandeau hat' and what I brought home. You are a very inspirational teacher and I always come home feeling I must do more!" (Virginia, Twist and Shape course, March 2018)


"I have learnt so much from Louise on manipulating sinamay, how to make fantastic trim, great little tricks to give your work a very polished and professional look. Plus a bonus on making a brim without a block. Great value. Thank you, Louise, for your patience and guidance." (Twist and Shape course, Hats Off to Adelaide, July 2017)


"Louise is a wonderful teacher, patient and helpful, and willing to pass on her tricks of the trade." (Buntal Mat course, Hats Off to Adelaide, July 2017)


"Great notes, very comprehensive and detailed. Very good demonstrations of techniques and processes. Very helpful, patient and delightful." (Twist and Shape course, Hats Off to Adelaide, July 2017)


"Louise has the most beautiful way of teaching. She puts a lot of thought into her presentations, is organised and manages a class well." (Buntal Mat course, Hats Off to Adelaide, July 2017)


Enquiries – For more information, please contact Louise Macdonald Milliner in Melbourne.



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