Category: News

Fashion and Trade in 18th Century France –

Two museums would offer me a glimpse into the tie between fashion and trade…

Welcome to the Mercantile

I apologize if you have come here looking for a custom made hat. As of January 2023 I have moved on to other things, including art coats and clothing loosely based on 1900s styles, as well as compiling a retrospective of my work for… Continue Reading “Welcome to the Mercantile”

I Have Returned From France!

I have returned home from France, with many stories to tell…

June 30, 2023

I do custom textile work and so far, I have only turned down commissions that were beyond my physical capacity or skill. So I want to say something In light of the SCOTUS decision today in the case of “303 Creative LLC v. Elenis”.… Continue Reading “June 30, 2023”

Textile Art at the Powerhouse…

I have joined Team Powerhouse as a volunteer textile artist. It’s my new “home away from home.”

The New Shop

The New Shop opens for business soon…

The Storied Hat – Final Excerpt

I had intended to maintain the narrative here, but other projects have consumed my time and energy. So as I presented the first chapter here, I also now present the last… London Accessory Week – July 2022. It is my litmus test. I send… Continue Reading “The Storied Hat – Final Excerpt”

The Storied Hat Begins…

It is traditional for small businesses to recap the Old Year before the New Year starts. But since I am transitioning to a new product line in 2023-24, instead of recapping my (mostly) final hats from 2022, I’m going to take you back to… Continue Reading “The Storied Hat Begins…”

Last Call for Custom Hats

I have now removed the shopping cart and Custom Catalog from this site and will not be seeking custom hat orders after December 31, 2022. If you are interested in a custom-made hat, choose from my most popular styles (shown below), and send me… Continue Reading “Last Call for Custom Hats”

Giving Thanks and Making Plans

If you follow this website, you know by now that, I will no longer be offering custom made hats after the end of this year…