Category Archives: Silk

Up coming corset class

Next Saturday is day 1 of corset making & there is space for one more person. If you fancy making your own based on a Victorian corset pattern c1890. We will look at construction, boning techniques & inserting a busk. … Continue reading

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Class times

Hello all, I’ve just added a couple of class times on the page for the next few months. By popular demand I’m running a machine embroidery class on 2nd September so if you fancy learning the technic go on give … Continue reading

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Blue Silk Polonaise

“The robe à la polonaise or polonaise is a woman’s garment of the later 1770s and 1780s or a similar revival style of the 1870s inspired by Polish national costume, consisting of a gown with a cutaway, draped and swagged … Continue reading

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Stay Class

This Sunday, the 3rd April, is day one of my 2 day 18th Century Stay making class.                                               … Continue reading

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Vintage Wedding Show

Looking forward to showing my creations at the Vintage Wedding Show this Sunday, 25th October at the Caledonian Hotel Edinburgh. Heres the link to their page. https://www.facebook.com/vintageweddingshow Should be full of lovely things with a bit of a twist on … Continue reading

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Wedding Show

It’s that time of year again & the wedding shows are all in full swing. The first one for me is this weekend at the Corn Exchange Edinburgh, here’s their link for all the information you will need http://www.edinburghweddingfair.com/the-wedding-fair I … Continue reading

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Kingfisher Clutch

Last year I was invited a wedding & made myself some lovely turquoise linen trousers to wear. After looking through my various handbags & not finding one to suit it seemed like an obvious solution to just make one. I … Continue reading

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