Hatmaker Week 8, February 2024: Almost there!
Mikael Einarsson

Two weeks of fireman training has been completed and I passed all the tests. There is still one more week to go at the regional fire station. Once I pass...

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Hatmaker Week 28, July 2023: Nearly there!

Hatmaker Week 28, July 2023: Nearly there!

By Mikael Einarsson

The week before I finished painting the walls of the second floor in the studio. This week, the floor arrived! I painstakingly carried everything up...

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Hatmaker Week 26, July 2023: Consider the future

Hatmaker Week 26, July 2023: Consider the future

By Mikael Einarsson

Orders are coming in for the Autumn/Winter season. It takes time to craft a fedora and many have learned from previous years, that if you...

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Hatmaker Week 25, June 2023: Midsummer Celebration!

Hatmaker Week 25, June 2023: Midsummer Celebration!

By Mikael Einarsson

We have just experienced the longest day of the year. On the 21st of June, the sun was up until very late that day. Also,...

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Hatmaker Week 24, June 2023: Six months of the year

Hatmaker Week 24, June 2023: Six months of the year

By Mikael Einarsson

We have experienced almost six months of 2023. Thus far, it has been a very exciting year. Many new things happening at Hufvud and a...

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Hatmaker Week 23, June 2023: Summer Silverbelly

Hatmaker Week 23, June 2023: Summer Silverbelly

By Mikael Einarsson

This weeks post got delayed. Mainly because I am doing a lot at the same time. The text I wrote yesterday got deleted as I...

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Hatmaker Week 21, May 2023: It's officially summer!

Hatmaker Week 21, May 2023: It's officially summer!

By Mikael Einarsson

Is it summer? May month is coming to an end next week and we are entering the first week of June. An official summer month!...

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Hatmaker Week 20, May 2023: Hats in summer?

Hatmaker Week 20, May 2023: Hats in summer?

By Mikael Einarsson

Felt hats in Summer? It works perfectly well, depending on where you are in the world and for what purpose. Cowboys can wear felt all...

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Hatmaker Week 19, May 2023: Old School Hatmaking

Hatmaker Week 19, May 2023: Old School Hatmaking

By Mikael Einarsson

I have been busy. Too busy in fact. The second floor of the studio is coming along nicely. Slowly but surely, the walls are coming...

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Hatmaker Week 17, April 2023: Good things to come!

Hatmaker Week 17, April 2023: Good things to come!

By Mikael Einarsson

Lucky with the weather, but a very cold spring this year. Tomorrow is the first of May and I hope the Summer season is about...

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Hatmaker Week 16, April 2023: Dual Binding!

Hatmaker Week 16, April 2023: Dual Binding!

By Mikael Einarsson

Dual binding edge on a fedora! Have you ever seen this before? I have not. Or I might have. I just had to try to...

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Hatmaker Week 15, April 2023: Cagney Fedora!

Hatmaker Week 15, April 2023: Cagney Fedora!

By Mikael Einarsson

The 1930s saw some of the most beautiful and iconic hats. Catching a film noir movie on the TV is gold. I wish I could...

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Hatmaker Week 14, April 2023: Get your hats!

Hatmaker Week 14, April 2023: Get your hats!

By Mikael Einarsson

Spring is just wonderful! I am spending more time outdoor, and there is a lot that needs to be done outside. Our backyard is being...

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Hatmaker Week 13, April 2023: Get prepped!

Hatmaker Week 13, April 2023: Get prepped!

By Mikael Einarsson

Spring is finally here in south of Sweden! I had a couple of wonderful sunny days, but with below zero degree Celsius during the nights. Can't...

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Hatmaker Week 12, March 2023: How it began

Hatmaker Week 12, March 2023: How it began

By Mikael Einarsson

We are getting much closer a real spring feeling! Flowers are sprouting in the garden and birds are singing again. Good times ahead! Got a...

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Hatmaker Week 11, March 2023: Spring is here!

Hatmaker Week 11, March 2023: Spring is here!

By Mikael Einarsson

Another wonderful week has gone by working in the new studio. I can't express my gratitude and joy well enough to be working in such...

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