If you have moved house in living memory, you will know just how much hard work and stress is involved… but also just how rewarding it can be in the end! We haven’t moved far at all, geographically, but it has still made a world of difference – especially to Warrillow Studio!!Read More
When the textile artist and felt aficionado, Lisa Marie Olson, got in touch with me to ask for an Alice In Wonderland inspired creation, I knew this was going to be a great commission to do!Read More
While I love to create hats and fascinators for mothers of the bride, mothers of the groom, wedding guests and party-goers, I do also enjoy indulging my quirky side every now and again. Here is a collection of my favourite quirky makes from the last couple of years…Read More
The ultimate event for hobbyists and crafters is back, and Warrillow Studio will be part of the Crafty Beggars team for this amazing three day event at Birmingham's NEC this June, from Friday 28th to Sunday 30th.
There will be an amazing array of creative crafts, all under one roof, with supplies, shopping, ideas and inspiration everywhere you turn. Read on for more tempting details, plus a special half price entry ticket offer!
Or should that be the other way around?!
The sun was shining, it seemed that summer was here all of a sudden. Easter bank holiday weekend, and Joanne was having her hen party, in a gorgeous converted barn in the countryside near Chester.Read More
Birmingham’s National Exhibition Centre is an exciting place to be. Over the years I have been there for a wide variety of shows and exhibitions and in a variety of different roles. When I was invited by the National Wedding Show to be a part of their spring show, it didn’t take long to decide to jump right in!Read More
Flattering to all face shapes, this lovely, big saucer hat shape is classy and elegant. Perfect for a mother of the bride or mother of the groom, or for anyone attending a stylish wedding, this hat is available in lots of colours with lots of trimmings.Read More
This gallery has been put together from photos taken at a shoot in 2018, for Vegan Life Magazine. Some photos were used in the article, but here is a gallery all the styles taken that day.Read More
When I first became a milliner, I had this lovely, romantic vision of me; sewing away in my studio, creating hats, day after lovely day, for all my wonderful customers… of course that is a really crucial part of what I do as an independent milliner, but I learned pretty quickly that there would be far more to it than that!
So, what DO I do, other than making hats?! Here’s a little insight into some of the things I get up to in the day-to-day running of my Birmingham hat making business!Read More