Circle Craft Christmas Market 2012

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Come join me for the 39th Annual Circle Craft Christmas Market. Rosehip Hats (Shari, Kalisha) can be found at Booth # E4 along the East wall. SHOW HOURS Wednesday thru Friday 10am-9pm Saturday 10am-7pm Sunday 10am-5pm WHERE Vancouver Convention Centre West – see map 1055 Canada Place Vancouver, BC V6C 0C3 Click the photo below for Ticket Information including online purchase DISCOUNTS. Your initial ticket purchase entitles you to unlimited … Read More →

2012 Filberg Festival Time August 3-6

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Comox BC:    The Filberg Festival – western Canada’s largest outdoor arts show – is celebrating its 30th Birthday this BC long weekend, and the Rosehip Hat team will be there (Shari, Kalisha).  You’ll also find amazing fine art & craft, meet the artisans, enjoy live entertainment & music and sample tasty food under the trees in a most beautiful historic garden setting by the sea… come join the fun!  

Butterdome Spring Craft Sale

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Road Trip! The hat caravan is heading to Edmonton for the 6th annual Butterdome Spring Craft Sale early next week. After many weeks of studio work, I’m excited for the scenic drive along river valleys and mountainsides, and meeting all the new friendly faces at the show. Look for lots of beautiful hat styles & colours for Spring/Summer 2012. Show dates: Friday May 4- Sunday May 6.

Sidetrip: Once Upon a Time (and back again)

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In January I took a little side-trip from hat design with the chance to draw on some skills from decades ago, namely – stuffed creatures (seriously? you want a Sasquatch for your birthday?) and countless zany costumes for my once-upon-a-time young children. Working together with my son Jarami’s company Hopewell Works, we made some ‘interesting’ props for the TV series Once Upon a Time. The job was to design and create two Medieval-era dolls. In 3 … Read More →

A Plaid for all Seasons

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What’s sprouting up for Spring in the Rosehip studio? Plaids … in combed cotton, crisp linen, and lightweight worsted wool. Perhaps my fondness for plaid fabric is a result of 1) a bit of ‘Highland’ blood (our family crest), 2) a background as a weaver, 3) a decade in the classroom teaching Textile Science to fashion students, and 4) a personality that loves the tailoring challenges this classic textile presents. When plaids are perfectly matched and sewn at … Read More →