Three Reasons Why it’s Good to be Back

It’s been a little quiet for the last couple of months. A broken wrist that required surgery put me out of action and I have had to hold back from taking any orders for a while. I’ve enjoyed myself with some gentle hat repair and restoration (something of a love of mine – see blog … Continue reading Three Reasons Why it’s Good to be Back

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A Hat for Heather

Not long ago I was told about someone who is passionate about two things - coffee and hats. Heather Barrie is the powerhouse behind Harrie's Coffee. She is so well known for her hat wearing that it even features in her logo. To quote her website, "Without a hat it's not Harries Coffee". So of course … Continue reading A Hat for Heather

Chelsea Contemporary Crafts & Design Fair -and getting into the Christmas spirit!

I am busy getting ready for the Chelsea Contemporary Crafts & Design Fair in November, which means that thoughts of Christmas are uppermost in my mind despite this beautiful sunny October day. The Fair is organised by Handmade Britain and is a Christmas shopping event that celebrates British designers and makers. The venue is the … Continue reading Chelsea Contemporary Crafts & Design Fair -and getting into the Christmas spirit!

Autumn/Winter photo shoot 2015

I had a fantastic day last week with photographer Katariina Jarvinen and my friend Sara Cutting, shooting my first Autumn/Winter collection. Katariina is the friendly face and talented photographer behind Lighttrick Photography. Many of you will know of Sara from her fantastic 365 Daily Different Headgear Challenge, which has so far raised over £15,000 for … Continue reading Autumn/Winter photo shoot 2015