Burwash Weddings

On Saturday the 24th March I shall be at Burwash Manor in their Secret Garden Marquee for their annual Wedding Open Day. This year they are planning a mini fashion show using some of my dresses, which should be fun!In the meantime its back to the grindstone, work is...

Days

 Days of snow.And days of pinning and sewing lace applique onto what will be a fabulous dress. This is for a wedding in April so I can’t show any more yet, but will do when the time comes. For now just a sneak preview.

Predictions…

Well, only one day to go before Kate and Will’s big day.If you’re into history of costume or would like some historical Royal wedding dress inspiration, this is worth a look.My predictions of Kate’s dress: lace, sleeves, detachable train, fitted...

Season of lists and mellow fruitfulness…

I love the classic poem by John Keats ‘To Autumn’. Here’s the first verse, in-case you’re unfamiliar:Season of mists and mellow fruitfulness,Close bosom-friend of the maturing sun;Conspiring with him how to load and blessWith fruit the vines...

From A to B

It’s been a busy month workwise, but today I have some time to show you the stages of making a dress for one of my recent clients. This is a staggered journey through the process, I’m not organised enough to take photos of every stage, but hopefully...