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20th Anniversary!!

What a surprise to find that 2017 is my 20th anniversary as a milliner! I am not sure which is the most shocking realisation…that I have been making hats for 20 years or that it is so long since I … Continue reading

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Hat for Henley Regatta!

oops, its Tuesday already and as I am going to Henley on Friday I had better find time to make myself a hat……Jane Corbett must wear a Jane Corbett Hat!!

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Ascot hats, the finishing line is in sight!

With less than 1o hours to go before the studio opens in the morning for the last collections for Ascot I still have hats to finish! A predictably busy week has become a creative marathon! Thank goodness it’s a buzz … Continue reading

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Ascot is coming!

Why does it seem that the number of hours in the day get fewer as Ascot approaches?! Every year I say “this year will be different”, I will sleep, take vitamins and take a break to walk across the marsh … Continue reading

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passion for porcelain!

Ooh, the joy of porcelain……..a new found passion, technically challenging but joyous to work with! I have found a new utterly distracting discipline and can predict another late night in the studio! (making metal note not to get clay on … Continue reading

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A visit to Rose Cory

A not so speedy round trip of nine hours just to “pop” to London to see my old teacher Rose Cory, worth every minute of travel chaos! Rose is known as “the milliners milliner”, a truly brilliant milliner, a generous … Continue reading

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photographer as muse

A great day with Giles Penfound, the photographer behind the lens who has inspired me to say “yes” to being photographed for a whole year! Early into the project it is already fascinating to see my studio and the process … Continue reading

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