Tuesday, 7 December 2010


with lots of soft light and focus!


This week I have been making hats. 


I would describe them as a little bit beret, a little bit cloche and definitely turban inspired. They are made from Harris Tweed, Hebridean Tweeds and various wool fabrics. All are lined with different Liberty of London cottons.



I hope to start listing them in my shop this week.

8 comments :

  1. Great! I would say an "Urban Turban"
    ..between hat and cap, very chic!

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  2. Lois you amaze me... have you ever made hats before? These are so very nice... and on you they are fantastic! (they even make you smile)

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  3. 'Urban Turban' I like!

    I have attempted to make hats a few times but never managed to get anything I was really happy with. But I like this one and I have to admit it took five creations last week to get it right. The snow falling outside my window kept me focused on my need for a warm hat. And yes look, a smile! I was actually having fun doing this (And I'm very grateful for the soft focus setting on my camera!)

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  4. Lois! I LOVE it! Just adorable! You wear it well, my friend!
    kelley@thehiddenlist.com

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  5. 'Urban Turban' a great name for a really grat hat!
    (the info comment was me, something went wrong there) Still a fairy landscape here in Holland, frozen fog on the trees... all is white

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  6. Thank you all for the positive feedback. I am really enjoying making them.

    Still white here - beautiful but freezing temperatures have turned the streets and roads into an ice rink so travelling is restricted which is causing problems.

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  7. You are so beautiful, and so is your hat! I can't wait to see these in your shop--I love the turban inspiration.

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  8. Dawn, it's because I took your advice:

    "It's not so easy to get good shots--but here's one for you novices (just like me): if you have good light from a window toward the side, look in that direction and it erases your wrinkles (so that the viewer can concentrate on the composition and item) :-DDD"

    Worked wonders! Thank you.

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