FAB TESTIMONIAL FROM MIKE CALLAN, RENAISSANCE MAN!

FAB TESTIMONIAL FROM MIKE CALLAN, RENAISSANCE MAN!

July 02, 2018

I was so touched to receive a lovely email from author and fellow artist Michael Feeney Callan, whose Wikipedia entry and website make for interesting reading. Amongst other things, Michael has written biographies of Robert Redford, Sean Connery and Sir Anthony Hopkins. Watch my film to learn more. He writes:

 “WOW!! ... the drawing (and cap!) are absolutely SUPERB! The concept is terrific. It's truly a worthy, classy tribute to John from a great fellow artist - you.  It's strange and wonderful to think of my own childhood in Dublin, seeing John in HELP! wearing those beautiful caps and, as a kid and big admirer/fan, trying to emulate "the look" by getting my sister to stitch a baker boy's cap with extra fabric to raise the front ridge.  And now, these years later, I'm honoured to be chatting to the creator of those caps. It'll be a real delight to see this come to fruition, Helen - we're so very pleased for you. Fans will go crazy for this precious item.”

 

 




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How to measure your head for my leather cap

sketch of John Lennon by Helen Anderson 

 

 
A message from Helen about sizing: 
Hats are a bit like jackets and dresses: sizes are supposed to be universal but may vary from one manufacturer to another. I can’t guarantee you a perfect fit, but I can do my best to help.

My cap is available in 4 sizes: Small (S), Medium (M), Large (L) and Extra Large (XL). It’s an investment piece, so I encourage you also to invest three minutes to find the perfect fit.

Don’t just guess your size!
John Lennon’s head measured 23.5 inches. He was a size XL (big brain!). Here's how I measured it, back in 1964 - and how you can measure yours now.
  1. Don’t panic if you don’t have a tailor’s tape measure handy. You can also use a length of string or ribbon, and then measure it against a ruler.
  2. Place the string or tape around your head about 3mm above your ear, across the mid-forehead, completely circling your head. Hold the tape firmly, but not super-tightly.
  3. I’d like you to measure your head exactly where the cap will sit. If your measurement falls between sizes, choose the next size up.
Remember: If you have big hair, you’ll probably need the next size up!

SIZES

SIZE GUIDE

You will need to tell me your size at the time you order.

CHOOSE SMALL CHOOSE MEDIUM CHOOSE LARGE CHOOSE EXTRA-LARGE 

If you are in such a hurry to get hold of a cap that you don’t have time to measure your head, you could also check the size of another hat that fits: hat sizes are universal… in theory. Don’t see your size? Have a special request?

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