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The Cutest Caps and a Media Blitz

April 7, 2021

Hello, there is so much to tell you about today. As usual I will begin with the batch of hats that I have just completed and are now available for sale in my web shop. If you would like to snag one, please pay attention to the size in the title. There are five variations…

My New Headbands

January 30, 2021

Hello there, I just wanted to quickly pop in and let you know about my newest addition to my headband family. They are for sale HERE. As with most of my designs, it was born out of personal need. Since cutting off my hair I have not felt like wearing my Madeline headbands on a…

New Hats and New Thoughts

January 16, 2021

Hello, hello! Seems that I have done it again. I have let far too much time go by before reaching out. I searched my book of excuses and the one that seems most honest is…Slow. I’m just slow at everything. And as I approach my 53rd birthday I am finally coming to terms with the…

Lots of Charlotte Hats and a Turquoise Love Affair

October 10, 2020

Hello from beautiful Lunenburg. Today I offer you world respite in the form of a turquoise hat. Before I begin my turquoise tale, I will let you know that I have a batch of Charlotte hats ready to meet their heads and if listening to me wax eloquent about turquoise is not your cup of…

My Off The Grid Sewing Machine, Custom Masks and My Market Day Socks

September 13, 2020

Well, I have done it once again. Despite every best intention to write things down as they come to me, I have piled up the many things I want to tell you about and created a lot of clutter in my mind. And now I will have to pass my cluttered mind along to you.…

Caps and Masks and a Make Believe Craft Show

August 10, 2020

Caps with Buttons for Holding Masks. They are Here! They are finally here! And before I sail off into my typical long winded tangential tale of how I came to be making caps and masks I will first direct you right to the shop and then if you’d like to listen to me ramble you…

Cheap Masks and the Devaluation of Women’s Work

July 31, 2020

I want to put a thought out there that I know is kinda controversial. I have been hesitant to talk about it, but the thought isn’t going away, so here goes… Masks are too cheap. I’m all for making masks for free for friends and family. I’m all for donating masks to those who need…

Pandemic Resolutions

June 21, 2020

When the reality of life in the time of Covid first sunk in, I imagined that I would never sell another hat again. After those initial few days of panic, I made a list of all the things I could do other than earning money that would contribute to our household. I confess, I was…

A Hat Gift From The Great Beyond

June 19, 2020

Hello Everyone, I’m sorry to have not written sooner. Times are so strange and my mind is alternatively full and empty of thoughts and the idea of trying to condense the ruckus in my brain into words has felt daunting. I also have a habit of wanting to talk about everything and then I overwhelm…

Flapper and Edwardian Hat Distraction

April 1, 2020

Hello hat friends, I don’t have much wisdom to bring you today in terms of the state of the world, but I can offer you some pretty handmade flapper and Edwardian style hats along with plenty of knitting distraction. A friendlier alternative to the news. I am actually somewhat used to isolation as this is…