My new Etsy page is up and I am moving forward with my name change and bold plans to take my hatmaking to the next level. Readers (who I thank gratefully for your interest), there will me many changes and redirects within the next month but I hope you will see it through to the … Read more
Leather bow and found material fascinator for my fall collection available at the end of September.
My new order of supplies arrived last week and I’ve been steadily designing and sewing in preparation to release a small fall collection under a new business name. Madelene Finch Millinery is soon to be changed to a new business name incorporating my given name, but until it’s processed I’ll keep it a surprise ; … Read more
Tis the first day of the new year (well it’s almost over now…) and I finally ordered some business cards. On one occasion several weeks ago I was stopped in the street by a woman over one of my hats, and I didn’t have a card, or a pen or paper to write down my … Read more
The Talented Ms. Lindsay Dakin photographed my prototype hats made for an Emily Carr University textiles class project. The proposal for this class was to create hats with a 1920′s silhouette- the deep crowned low brimmed bell cloche- with modern details. The hats are “prototypes” because they are my first experiments in mastering the blocking … Read more