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“Rosehip customers love finding their perfect hat – a hat with a comfortable fit, a flattering shape and colour, and one that quickly becomes their favourite.

A cool new look & a warm welcome - April 2013

A cool new look & a warm welcome - April 2013

Step Lightly with Earth-loving Textiles - Oct 2010

A sustainable textile product: is designed with consideration of the environmental and social impact it may have throughout its total life span. has a much smaller ‘ecological footprint’ than its c…

Rosehip Hats at Granville Island - Vancouver, Canada

You’ll find Rosehip Hats on Granville Island for the month of August. What a treat to spend time on the breezy Vancouver waterfront in the height of summer, in our very own urban oasis!

Have hat, will travel: How to pack your Rosehip Hat

“Are your hats ‘packable’?” This is a frequent question from my customers… and the answer is: “YES”. I construct all my natural fibre hats with a sturdy, reinforced fabric brim wh…

Filberg Festival Time - July 2012

Comox BC: The Filberg Festival – western Canada’s largest outdoor arts show – is celebrating its Birthday this BC long weekend, and the Rosehip Hat team will be there (Shari, Ka…

My online shop opens TODAY!!

Now you can find and purchase Rosehip hats from my online catalogue.

Welcome/Bienvenue! - Sept 2010

This is the beginning of a website devoted to all things hats – a place where art matters, individual style is celebrated and sustainability counts.


Rosehip Hats at Granville Island, since 1997 – Vancouver BC, CANADA Vancouver’s jewel: an island in the middle of the city … “… picture a place moulded by a fascinati…

Rosehip Fan-love Contest 2011

Rosehip Fan-love Contest 2011

Circle Craft Christmas Market 2011

The Annual Circle Craft Christmas Market is Vancouver’s most-anticipated event of the season and a tradition for holiday shoppers seeking original works of fine craft.

Island Vogue on Granville Island - February 2012

Several years ago the Net Loft on Granville Island showcased the work of Island artists with a fashion event called Island Vogue.

A Plaid for All Seasons - March 2012

What’s sprouting up for Spring in the Rosehip studio? Plaids … in combed cotton, crisp linen, and lightweight worsted wool.