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The Making of Raven Steals The Sun

After several hours of searching the internet for designs, my hat took a turn in an entirely unexpected direction.

The Crow King In The Round

This video shows one of my newest works ‘in the round’, with the inspiration manuscript in the background. This cap is handmade from rescued leathers and linens. To learn more about this project, click here. If you like what you see, you can vote…

The Making of the Crow King

My King Crow Cap is made from rescued textiles and inspired by a manuscript housed at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. It is my entry into the “Met 150 Design Contest” which runs through August 12, 2019. Send me luck, and perhaps your vote !

Pro-bono projects – and Morocco!

A repost of a 2017 recap of my pro-bono work and upcoming trip to Morocco.

Creative Minds on Orcas Island

A friend of mine, Janet Gadallah, has opened an art gallery here, so I’ve come to pay her a visit and to deliver some summer straws.

Teaching Applique at the Seaview Fiber Arts Guild

I was invited to teach the arts of applique and embroidery to the Seaview Weaving and Fiber Arts Guild. Little did they know how much trouble I would bring through their door …

The things you find …

…”Heather first started using recycled because she couldn’t find quality clothing she could afford. [Even after] her finances improved, her love of the hunt remained strong…

A Requiem for a Hat

It is with a mix of nostalgia and sadness that I announce the end of the line for the hat that started it all…

Something tattered this way comes…

Few people are aware that in addition to making my own hats, I have also redesigned hats from other people’s collections, tearing a keepsake into its components and rebuilding it into a new piece, reminiscent of the original. The mail one day in 2014 brought a new challenge…

Another Beginning

After putting my business aside for much of last year to attend to family matters, I returned to find my website of about 6 years in need of updates.  But the more I worked with it, the more broken pieces I found, until finally…