Category Archives: Skirts

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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Design Market

I’m happy to say I’m going to be showing & selling my bits & pieces at this years Design Market at the Fruitmarket Gallery. It’s all go in the studio embroidering bees, birdies, fish, hummingbirds & the odd moth so … Continue reading

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Upcoming Classes

Gosh the year is flying by & my evening classes at Leith Academy will be stopping soon for the summer holidays so its time to plan my usual blocks in the studio. You can keep an eye on the class … Continue reading

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Pattern Cutting – Skirt

Coming up this Sunday, 10th May, I have a pattern cutting workshop planned. It’s a great introduction to the skill of making your own pattern & eliminate the need to buy yet an other commercial pattern that doesn’t quite fit!! … Continue reading

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Saturday the 6th December

This weekend it’s Small Business Saturday so take the chance to support your local shops & businesses. Even better, come see us at the Drill Hall in Leith for the Arts Market & Open Studio Event. You can buy directly … Continue reading

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Open Studios 2014

Time is flying again & we are having an Open Studio event at the Drillhall on Saturday the 6th December. I will have a range of new work on show & its also a good time to pick up a bargain from my … Continue reading

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New skirts

Now that I have a clean the studio, I’ve bashed on to finish a couple of skirt commissions. One plain made from striped cotton & the other in Harris Tweed with birdie strip. Using vintage tweed scraps & found buttons … Continue reading

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