I day workshop - can roll over to additional days (Please be aware that completing a finished ready to wear hat you may need two days) 

  • 10am - 4pm
  • £90 for a one day workshop  (not inclusive of materials, prices start at £20)

This workshop is always a firm favourite...Have fun with felt or straw and block a beautiful hat in a high professional standard. This is open to all levels from beginners - advanced


  1. Friday 19th April 2019 
  2. Monday 13th May  2019
  3. Monday 17th June 2019
  4. Friday 5th July 2019 
  5. Monday 22nd July 2019
  6. Friday 2nd August 2019
  7. Monday 12th August 2019
  8. Monday 2nd September 2019
  9. Monday 16th September 2019 


This is your opportunity to delve into my wonderful collection of old and new hat blocks to create a beautifully constructed hat of your own, You will have the choice to make a 1920's cloche, trilby, fedora, bowler or even a top hat, the choice is yours! Hand-blocked in felt to a high standard.

Take a look through my gallery to get inspired by the shapes and colours. I will teach you to creatively finish and trim your hat with petersham ribbon and/or adding feathers if required.

For bookings please call 01386 849173

mobile 07725 419143 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

  • Venue: Louise Pocock Millinery, Dragon House, High Street, Chipping Campden, Gloucestershire, GL55 6AG

 Material costs

To make a hat, there is a price guide below, this includes the felt or straw hood and everything else required to finish the hat 

  • Wool felt cone - £25
  • Wool felt capeline - £30
  • Peachbloom cone - £40 
  • peachbloom capeline - £45
  • Melazine or mohair cone - £40
  • melazine or mohair capeline - £45
  • Animal fur felt cone - £70
  • Animal fur felt capeline - £85
  • Straws range in price starting from £20-£45 

Individual tuition and group bookings 

Individual tuition at the studio in Chipping Campden If you have something specific you would like to learn, Individual private tuition is available for £30 per hour subject to availability.


Group Bookings at a different location to my studio in Chipping Campden up to one hour drive

  (min 2 - 6 people per workshop)

  • I day Workshops are £130 per person (10am - 4pm)
  • There would be an additional materials fee depending on what you are making and how many people are in the group. 

Half day workshops are also available (10am - 1pm or 1pm - 4pm) £65 per person

Individual tuition at a location up to one hour drive, minimum half a day at £40 per hour plus material costs.  

Please feel free to contact me for further details.

Louise Pocock Millinery, High Street, Chipping Campden, Gloucestershire, GL55 6AG

Hen Parties

Hat making, Fascinator, vintage inspired feather headpieces, Flower and Corsage Workshops can be designed around your own needs, requirements, location and time schedule.

They can be arranged by myself locally in the heart of the pretty Cotswolds with refreshments, prosecco and cake or a cream tea with sandwiches if you require. 

contact me direct on 07725 419143 email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

If you would like to combine the workshop with somewhere to stay, then the Moretons is an ideal location for a trip away to the Cotswolds. It is a perfect location for me to visit you and provide a fun filled creative workshop for you and your friends to enjoy.

The Moretons Vacation Houses specialises in Hen parties, group bookings and weddings.

Nine quality self-catering houses accommodating between 2 and 10, situated on the outskirts of Bredon village in the Cotswolds.

On-sight facilities include two indoor heated swimming pools, sauna, five acres of garden.

Please contact them on 01684 772294 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more details

website  moretonsbredon.com and click on the 'hen parties' tab