Ode to industry

Ode to industry

Ode to Industry Parent of every virtue: hear my prayer, On me thy genial influence bestow, Oh, early take me to thy fostering care, And bid me shun the path [more…]

Slow Care

Slow Care

The Dress Doctor is delighted to be featured in Rewardrobe’s post Slow Care: Top seamstresses and vintage restoration queens. Veronica Crespi of London’s first slow style consultancy has shared her [more…]

Travel sewing kit

Travel sewing kit

I found a vintage travel sewing kit at a boot sale, but the contents were fit for the bin: bent pins, rusty needles, brittle plastic crochet hook…. Here is a [more…]

Art West

Art West

I am thrilled to be participating in the Art West open studio weekend.  Around 50 artists, designers and makers in the vicinity will be opening their doors to the public [more…]

My perfect studio

My perfect studio

It has been a month since I moved The Dress Doctor, and I really couldn’t have made a better decision. Sure, I’m not on a high street, or with a [more…]