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.

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 →

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 →