Granville Island, Vancouver BC – December 20 to 31, 2018

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Find Rosehip Hats in the Public Market on Granville Island 9am-7pm December 20 – 31 – market closed 25th & 26th (note: waitlist dates Dec 17 to 23 – please check back here for confirmation)     **Please check back for updates to my booked schedule at the Market.

35th Annual Filberg Festival – August 4-7, 2017 – Comox BC

The annual four-day Filberg Festival is the art event of the summer! Held each BC Day long weekend, the Festival features more than 140 artisans from across Canada, amazing food and live-ly entertainment for all ages. The Festival is located on the beautiful 9-acre waterfront Filberg Heritage Lodge and Park. Set amongst the stately trees and gardens of the Filberg Heritage Lodge and Park in Comox on the east coast of Vancouver Island, the … Read More →

Have hat, will travel: how to pack your Rosehip hat

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“Are your hats ‘packable’?” This is a frequent question from my customers… and the answer is: “YES”. I construct all my natural fibre hats with a sturdy, reinforced fabric brim which can be folded and bent into many configurations for packing. This built-in resiliency helps it pop back into shape after being stored in a tote-bag or backpack while you’re on the road or in the air (or on water!). … Read More →

Step lightly with earth-loving textiles

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A sustainable textile product: is designed with consideration of the environmental and social impact it may have throughout its total life span. has a much smaller ‘ecological footprint’ than its conventional counterpart: it creates less pollutants and waste; is toxic-free and uses less water and non-renewable resources.  Here are three of my favourite eco-textile sources for ‘green hat’ design:  1.) Certified ORGANIC COTTON is free of destructive toxic pesticides and … Read More →