Open Studios 2013

Open Studios 2013

50 artists and makers, spread over 6 buildings in NW10 will be opening their studio doors to members of the public September 28th – 29th.  The event is free and [more…]

My craziest commissions

My craziest commissions

People periodically ask what the craziest thing I have ever been asked to make is.  As The Dress Doctor the answer is fairly tame: a reproduction of Björk’s swan dress, [more…]

Laundry bag chic

Laundry bag chic

Laundry bags, or, as a charming Australian acquaintance of mine calls them refugee bags, have featured heavily in my life over the past few months as I have undertaken epic [more…]

My style

My style

This is something people ask about from time to time, especially when I’m in Dress Doctor mode as depicted on the front page here.  The honest answer would be eclectic, [more…]

Victor Hugo's house

Victor Hugo’s house

Victor Hugo lived in exile on Guernsey for 15 years.  He lived in the beautiful Hauteville House, where he created what may be the most be the most extraordinary and [more…]

Lampshades

Lampshades

I like making lampshades.  They cheer me up immensely, and now we have lightbulbs that do not get hot (or illuminate much) there’s nothing better than an object of beauty [more…]