The Milliner’s Muse – Updated 3/31/16

Every milliner needs a muse; Maggie Mae was my muse and studio kitty in the beginning when I began my hat business more than 18 years ago. When she passed, a lovable orange and white feline entered our lives. She arrived one Christmas in a pet taxi from our local shelter with a stuffed chicken named, well, "Chickie." My husband and I named her Marmee as much for …

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The Angel in my House

Isn't it amazing sometimes what you can find when you start cleaning up your studio? I came across this neat angel that my Aunt Carole had painted many, many years ago. Aunt Carole was an amazing artist with very unique ideas. She was the first person who taught me to draw, and she always gave …