A new workshop at Sew Jessalli in August will be Raffia Hat Making with Claire Richards.  The workshop is a two-class event, running on Wednesday 4 & 11 August, 1-5.30pm both days.  During the workshop you will make your own natural raffia hat, in the correct size from a choice of three styles. 


There are no previous skills or experience needed for this workshop – complete beginners are very welcome. 


Claire has been working with raffia and running workshops since the 90s and remains a massive fan of how flexible and forgiving raffia is to work with – as well as being a sustainable resource. 


Cost for the workshop is £90 per person, which includes all materials.  Places on the workshop will be limited to 8 students, and please book direct with Claire on


Teacher: Claire Richards


Wednesday 4 & 11 August 2021 | 1-5.30pm (both days)


Booking essential. Very Limited Spaces. 



Raffia Hat Workshop (Book Direct with Tutor-See below)

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