One of my favorite things about Jack is that in addition to the "usual" creases-- and the biggest sellers such as the cattleman-- he likes to get creative with his creases and ribbons. Particularly in the telescopic crowns, you will find shapes such as hearts, steer heads, spirals/swirls...
I wanted to post separately about a primarily western custom hatter I found in rural western SD last week.
Jack at Weather Hats does some really great work, and I love that he gets creative with ribbons and creases— totally legit, and he doesn’t jump to grumpily putting down other hatters’...
This week I discovered an unexpected gem in Belle Fourche, South Dakota— it was a pleasure spending a few hours with Jack, hatter of Weather Hat Co., touring his shop and learning about his almost entirely vintage hat-making tools and machinery. He is a gentle, creative soul, and an exceptional...
Been finding some nice feathers on the ground lately. Also found a small, recently molten probably young garter snake skin that I’m trying to figure out how to use for an adornment.
Shown here on the hats are a custom tooled leather band, yellow finch and unidentified silver feathers, blue jay...
Made my heart sink to see those spring snow showers this morning in Saint Paul. I’m thankful none of it affected my drive home too adversely. Your Gannon sure brightens the disposition, even with that deep color.
Still a day behind, but yesterday yielded three hats.
The Montana Peaks Hat Co. Gus didn’t make it out of the house, however.
The Greeley hat works western homburg did, as well as the Texas Hatters silver belly derby.
Enjoying the parade here as always.
@deadlyhandsome @Frunobulax @Bamaboots @steur @Ross Young @The Shoe
There are so many spectacular hats showing today-- you guys are killing it with those spectacular lids.
Stefan-- the Dalton just sings.