Sherri Hrycay of Saskatoon, Saskatchewan started playing with design and sewing as a child at her Mom's side. She continued self taught until 1999 when a move to Calgary afforded her the opportunity of formal training. Inspired by Mithe De Fontenay, her teacher at the time, Sherri started making hats. Sherri studied techniques in felt and other materials on her own until 2009 when she went to London to study under Rose Cory, milliner to the late Queen Mother. Seeing the works of Philip Treacy and Stephen Jones first hand in London continue to be a major influence on Sherri’s style. Sherri's work can be characterized as Edwardian. She draws much inspiration from that time period; her two daughters and the author Maud Hart Lovelace.