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The Art of Hat-making

The Art of Hat-making

Duration:2 hours total
Includes:Equipment
Languages:Offered in English
Over 260 people rated this experience 5 stars.

About your host

I am the Founder/Head Designer at B.M Franklin & Co. I’ve been crafting hats for nearly a decade. After years of working in the fashion industry and under the tutelage of expert hatters; I started BM Franklin & Co. Our mission is to revitalize the image of craftsmen, through meticulous demonstrations and nuanced design innovations. When you book our experiences; you'll receive an intensive…
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What we’ll do

Take a peak inside the life of a hat-maker and let us introduce you to our world of hand-crafted headwear; the art of hat-making. Taking place downtown in our NYC atelier, we will begin with a brief history of the craft, interact with age old tools and learn how they work within the hat making process. Following a brief tutorial with the tools of the trade, we will begin an interactive…

What else you should know

You will have the opportunity to purchase a custom hat at the end. Price depends on the quality of material/details. We also offer a 15% discount on all pieces commissioned after the experience, this offer does not have an expiration date and can only be used once. This Discount is transferable.

What I’ll provide

Equipment
Tools You'll interact with our functional antiques during the hands-on portion of instruction.

What to bring

Imagination and creativity

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Where you'll be

We'll be in the esteemed neighborhood of TribeCa, where our functioning and active workshop exists. We are located on the third floor of a building that houses many artists and creative businesses. Upon arrival to the building press 311 then the phone button on the keypad to enter the building. The entrance to the building is next to K&M photo and camera store. On Saturdays you must call #311 in the elevator to access the 3rd Floor.

Upcoming availability

If you don’t see availability for the time you are looking for, you can .
Fri, Jul 26    From 1:30 PM to 3:30 PM.
$55 per person
6 of 8 spots left
Over 260 people rated this experience 5 stars.

Keep these in mind

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be canceled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase.

Communication policy

Always communicate through Airbnb. To protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside of the Airbnb website or app.

Guest requirements

Up to 8 guests ages 2 and up can attend.

More tips

You will have the opportunity to purchase a custom hat at the end. Price depends on the quality of material/details. We also offer a 15% discount on all pieces commissioned after the experience, this offer does not have an expiration date and can only be used once. This Discount is transferable.
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workshop
The Art of Hat-making
261 reviews
From $55/person
261 reviews
From $55/person