Name: Kristin Silverman
Location: Colchester, Vermont
Specialisation: Millinery, aka hat-making. (Some of my designs feature beadwork and/or freehand embroidery.)
Favourite Colour: Green. Or any jewel tone.
Favourite Film: “Waiting for Guffman”
Favourite Band: I’m going to kind of cheat here and say musicals by Stephen Sondheim.
Favourite Book: “To Say Nothing of the Dog” by Connie Willis
Tell us a joke: Two muffins are sitting in an oven. One muffin says, “Is it just me or is getting hot in here?” The second muffin says, “AAaaaHHhh! A talking muffin!”
A piece of wisdom if you please: Saying you don’t look good in hats is like saying you don’t look good in shoes. You just haven’t found the right one yet.
Welcome to the family Kristin, it’s great to have you joining us! We love hats at Mr X Stitch and our Millinery Operations column has certainly been illuminating. Millinery Operations goes out on the third Thursday of each month; in the meantime, here’s three posts you might have missed that are worth the attention!
Hi everybody! It’s another Not Safe For Work Saturday where we bring you the sassier side of stitching! These are not for the faint of heart, so if you are easily offended, it's...
Welcome to Manbroidery, a series of interviews with men who stitch. This time we interview Walter Bruno Brix who plays with textile illustration to explore history and identity.