Not (quite) MIA

Not (quite) MIA

The blog has been a bit  quiet recently, I apologise to all those hanging around waiting for me to post with baited breath..what? No one reads my blog? Well, thats just rubbish…   Anyway, to the 1.5 people who may read this blog, I haven’t fallen from...
A Productive Weekend

A Productive Weekend

I tried my hand at blocking with straw for the first time this weekend. Blocking is where you use a material, such as felt or straw and steam it over a wooden block, forcing it to conform it to that shape. It is the traditional method of hat making, and most...
Who Knew?

Who Knew?

In the UK, a haberdasher is a person who sells small articles for sewing, such as buttons, ribbons, zippers, and other notions. In American English, haberdasher is another term for a men’s outfitter or hat seller. Who knew there could be two totally different...
Where Do I Start??

Where Do I Start??

I need to write a blog post. It’s been just over a week since this site went “live” and it’s all been a bit amazing. I don’t have a good history of maintaining a blog, but I’m hoping this time will be “The One” (5th time’s the charm, right?) I feel like I have so much...