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
For those of you who have met me, you will know all about my passion for sinamay. This lightweight, straw-like material is just so versatile, lending itself to all sorts of techniques for different styles of hats and fascinators. Plant based, eco-friendly, a distinctive character and a multitude of uses; I am its number one fan!Read More
For this post, I have some exciting media updates for you, and I’d also like to request your thoughts and ideas for upcoming workshops, so unwrap your ice lolly, sit back and spend a few minutes with me in the world of millinery!Read More
As with any anniversary it’s a time for celebration, reflection and of course, cake and presents!Read More
Thursday March 29th is Wear A Hat Day 2018, and I will be selling gorgeous pin badges in aid of this amazing cause to try and raise some much needed funds for Brain Tumour Research to help beat this devastating disease. I would love to have your support.Read More
With a presentation to the Women’s Institute of Hodge Hill in Birmingham, followed by a workshop in the Jewellery Quarter, as well as a one-to-one tuition in my studio, it has been a hugely enjoyable and inspirational week...Read More
From a holiday in the tranquillity of north Norfolk, to filming a TV show in London, being an independent milliner is certainly a life of variety and contrasts!Read More
When is a fascinator not a fascinator? What is the difference between a fascinator and a headpiece? And while we’re talking about it, what are hatinators, percher hats, cocktail hats, saucer hats, button hats… the list goes on!
Just the descriptions of different types of headwear can be confusing for anyone not used to all the terms, so let me try to make everything a little clearer for you!Read More