Posts Tagged ‘hat maker’

Making hats and Plans to Leave the House

Hello Everyone, Today I bring you all things joyful. I do, however, want to thank you from the bottom of my heart for all the kind and sympathetic comments on my last post. Sometimes the internet can be a vehicle for good. You really comforted me. But now let’s talk about hats and upcoming plans…

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Seizing the Day

Hi, everyone! Welcome to October. Fall in Lunenburg is proving to be much kinder than the summer. OK, there was one little hurricane, but I’m so over natural disasters…or any other kind, for that matter. I have forgotten it as quickly as it blew in. A few weeks back my friend/neighbour, Vanessa, and I decided…

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Spring Has Sprung

Hello, hello, I just wanted to pop in here to let people know that Spring returned. Isn’t it amazing? How do those buds know to open? I was just beginning to feel forsaken by Mother Nature when the crocuses and daffodils started appearing. In Nova Scotia, one never fully puts their winter clothes away, but…

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A Hat Making Workshop and Lots of New Hats

Hello, hello! I have so many hats to show you, but before I do I have some exciting news to share with you…..I will be teaching my first workshop, here in my little studio. I am also working on creating online workshops, but this will take some (a lot of) time. If you live nearby…

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My Quest to Slow Down Time and lots of Slow Hats

Hello, hello. It’s been so long since I have had the time to properly chat with you. Time has a way of getting away from us, doesn’t it? I have been digging my heels in the ground, valiantly trying to slow the world down, but I guess it’s true what they say…time waits for no…

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A Packable Cloche Hat and Other Life Tales.

Hello, Happy end of April. One day I will make my peace with the month of April, but not yet. For now I am happy to be heading into the beautiful month of May and I have made just the hat to celebrate. This is my new Maude cloche hat. I’m really excited about this…

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I Offer You Sunflowers

Hello Everyone, Today on the blog I offer you all things Sunflower. Is there anything that better symbolizes hope, optimism and beauty? We can’t stop darkness, but we can create light. While I do still have my daily six o’clock news despair hour, I’m mostly enjoying my life. I have come to the conclusion that…

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Flowery Headbands for February

Hello, hello, I come bearing flowers….Flowers for your head to be specific. Without fail, every year around this time I create something very bright and florally. It’s my way of warming up winter. I do have much to share with you, but let’s start with my latest version of my Madeline headband. This began with…

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Cat on Lap While Knitting Hats

Finally, the weather is cooling down. The hand knit sweater collection is coming out of the drawers fast and furious. Much to my dismay, Devito (aka Devi) the kitten has a thing for buttons, so my cardigans have become easy prey. I have tried to cure him of this dastardly predilection, but it seems there…

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A thoroughly Nova Scotian Hat (and an ode to wool)

I made my ideal hat. I know, one is never supposed to love one child more than another, and it’s a good thing that I only have one human child, but I can’t help myself. I love this hat more than my other hats. There, I said it. Scorn me if you will, but that’s…

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