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Paula Singleton makes hats completely by hand from start to finish. Wooden molds, some of which are antiques, are used in the process and the hats are then finished and sewn with the utmost attention to detail. She typically begins with a piece of millinery straw or felt and creates a unique shape by blocking or hand sculpting it using both modern and time-honored millinery techniques. She may also incorporate found objects, vintage finds, sinamay, fabric and other materials to create her