Announcement Welcome to Robin's Hoods hand crafted hats! A world of whimsy in which you create your own hat to show case who you are.
Welcome to Robin's Hoods hand crafted hats! A world of whimsy in which you create your own hat to show case who you are.
Designer and millinery artist
I find peace in creating. I always have. As a little girl I entertained myself by crafting, baking and helping others. I taught myself origami, jewelry beading,bracelet weaving and others taught me sewing and knitting. I enjoyed all of it but I was always best with fabric and sewing. At a young age I wanted to be a fashion designer. I ignored that thought and went to college for Apparel Marketing. I planned on becoming a buyer for J.Crew. I chose to go home to Stowe, Vermont and became the manager of my dad's country store, Val's. One night after work I was watching Anne of Green Gables, a movie I had watched a hundred times, when I was hit with an epiphany! I wanted to make hats! I knew what I was going to do with my life. I found a felting class on a Saturday in Burlington, VT and that was it. We made two hats and I was on my way to helping women shine. My business is not about making hats. In the end it is about outfitting women, children and men with a piece that suits them completely. When choosing a hat with a customer it is not only important to take into account the color, size, shape and decoration of the piece, but equally important to recognize who they are as a person, how they see themselves and how they want to world to see them. This is where I excel. I am really good at listening and sensing what a person wants. I love taking a unique vision and turning it into a piece of wearable art. I enjoy people and working with each customer is a process that brings me satisfaction.