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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Who made your Panama?

I have been very busy recently fulfilling custom Panama orders. This is no onerous task, as the Panama is one of my favourite hats. If you have ever owned a genuine Panama you will understand what a beautiful piece of artisanal craft you have in your hands (or on your head for that matter). Many … Continue reading Who made your Panama?

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!