About the Artist
Kate Cope was born in Liverpool England, and moved to Canada in 1981. She is now living in Prince Rupert, BC. She studied millinery at Mable Fletcher Tec. Collage, and has made and sold hats, bags, knitware, soft sculpture dolls in galleries around BC. She has enjoyed knitting since she was seven years old and has made baby clothes for the Prince Rupert Hospital Auxiliary for the past twenty years. Many of the fruit hats have hand made embelishments sewn on and are made to fit up to six months.