somer sherwood

i do not like these shoes (but maybe you do)

First of all, whoa. I can’t believe the post that shall not be named struck such a nerve with so many people. And I know when people read nerve-striking commentary, they will always filter the contents of that commentary through the lens of their own experiences, sometimes to the point of assigning meaning that the […]

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surprises, everywhere

So when I’m not making over-priced hats, I’m enjoying time with my six-year-old son; or working at my day job (yes, I have one); or spending time with my partner-in-crime, Jeff; or folding laundry; or stressing the eff out while watching The Walking Dead (Do you watch it?! Most stressful show on TV, hands down); […]

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the true cost of handmade

I recently did my first craft fair.  And at that craft fair, one woman picked up every one of my hats, tried them on, and made a sort of a noise in the back of her throat indicating disgust. Then she muttered, “I don’t really like these hats” before looking at the price tag for […]

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classy broad & kickstarter sitting in a tree

It’s here! The Classy Broad Kickstarter project has officially launched!

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wednesday update: living in the material world

A couple of weeks ago I reported that my hands were in the process of detaching from my arms. Gladly, they did not, in fact, fall off.  Instead, I spent a good 10 or so hours making a sparkling new hat in 100% wool. When I make a hat, I’m usually sitting on the sofa, […]

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