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I will be selling my Cashmere hats and scarves at the Five and Diamond Holiday Loft sale at the Chapel.

The Chapel, 777 Valencia Street, San Francisco.
Sunday, December 18th, 11-6

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Free to attend, cocktails and food available at the venue.

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I will be at Hangr 16 tonight, Friday 28th, to introduce the new collection of caps.

Art show, DJ, new fall collections, hats!

Hangr 16
3128-16th St @Valencia St
7-10 (I’ll be there at 7:30)

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Jrod is a loyal customer, a talented musician, and a snappy dresser! I love his new video. He is wearing a fur felt customized “Funky Fedora”

 

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Crochet tam with Mum flower is the latest addition to our  “Crochet novelty” collection.  Now available in our online store. Perfect for chilly spring days and freezing San Francisco summers.

Rainbow, the lovely customer in the photo, bought the first one I made.

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One of my favorite type of hat making involves reconstructing garments into hats. I love using coats because they offer so many great elements. There is a nice amount of fabric, lining, and buttons.

For this project I chose a black woman’s rain jacket. Size XXL, with nice tabs on the sleeves, watercolor painted lining, and 12 large silver buttons. All for $5.99

I took apart all the pieces of the coat. Separated the rain proof material from the lining and removed 12 buttons.

The sleeve tab became the top of the hat crown. The collar became the brim. I used 2 of the buttons and sewed them on with red thread for a little contrast. I used the original lining to line the hat.

The final product of this reconstruction is a great water proof hat with fun elements. The Silver buttons and red thread add a touch of whimsy. The asymmetric brim adds a modern flair to a 1920’s shape.

Rain jacket from Salvation Army, $5.99

Watercolor lining

12 large silver buttons!

 

The tab on the sleeve became the top of the crown. The collar became the brim.

 

The coat lining became the lining for the hat.

 

Water proof hat with a 1920's flair.

 

The great thing about making hats is that they don’t require a lot of fabric. Since the coat was a XXL, I still have enough material for at least 2 more hats!

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Kangol representative will be offering hundreds of Kangol hats at 50% off retail! 12-7pm.  Saturday October 9th. 

Great time to stock up on your favorite brand.

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logo1005 I have been working on new Cashmere hats…my two friends in Australia and England inspired these color combinations…

Made from 100% pure Cashmere. Recycled, washed, dried, cut, cut, cut, sewn, one of a kind, coveted….

Check some of them out on Etsy

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For Kim….

cashmere kim

Did you sat pink and orange?

Did you say pink and orange?

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For Kate….

did you say green and brown?

did you say green and brown?

The green and brown was the first hat I made for this collection…..and the first to sell!

More hats coming soon.

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I’ll put the $ from these towards Barcelona? Miss you two!!!!!!!!!!

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