Darning a precious jumper

Darning a precious jumper

This much loved cashmere jumper has crossed my path before.  Its worn and fragile state belies the emotional weight it holds as a present from a dear family member.  Previously [more…]

Paper sewing patterns

Paper sewing patterns

This weekend I was in Marseille for the sublime Le Corbusier retrospective.  Walking back through le quatier du Panier, I noticed this tiny tailors shop, simply and comprehensively signed by [more…]

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…]

Making for Samantha Mann

Making for Samantha Mann

I have just finished tailoring a new outfit for the delightfully charming and funny Samantha Mann  for her nightly performances at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival.  As she is not terribly [more…]