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Chef Dusty

May 13, 2008

People often ask me if I make hats for men or boys. The answer is not usually because they are just not that fun. Basically, my true joy in making a hat is when I get to the details part, the icing on the cake. There is, however, an exception to my rule and that…

My Studio

May 8, 2008

Well, the time has arrived to reveal the room behind the madness. It is located next to my 4 year old son, Dusty’s room. It is very small. And thanks to some great shelving built by my favorite (and only) husband, Tony, it holds a whole lot of stuff. Probably too much stuff, but just…

My Brush with Fame

May 3, 2008

Well, I was totally tickled yesterday to discover A photo of Genie Francis, who played Laura on General Hospital wearing one of my hats. It is on the web site of A CHERISHED HOME. This is a wonderful store in Belfast, Maine. It is owned by Genie Francis. The hat she is wearing is called…

Anna meets the sewing machine

April 28, 2008

Hello again. Today I had an inquiry from someone in Lithuania, regarding this hat. what fun it would be to know this hat was alive and well and living in Lithuania. But, I promised to explain how I met the sewing machine. After being hopelessly inspired by the milliner in Toronto, I set off on…

a brief history of a hat maker

April 11, 2008

Hello again, For those of you that tuned in to my last entry , I would like to continue with the brief history of a hat maker, but first I need to take care of the business of linking my web sites to this blog, so here goes…. www.hatjunkie.com and www.annashoub.etsy.com. Now, where were we?So,…

My very first entry

April 9, 2008

Hello and welcome to a day in the life of The Hat Junkie. I hope to provide you with a glimpse into the life of a hat maker, a.k.a milliner. My obsession with hats began at 19 years of age (21 years ago) I was visiting my aunt in Montreal and we went to beautiful…