Archive of ‘Fashion’ category

All frills and knickers

I have been holed up for the last week making five bridesmaids dresses using the gorgeous Violette Fields Chloe pattern.     The ages vary from five months to nine years, so we have adapted the dresses slightly to flatter both the older and younger children. The youngest, being only five months needs something to wear underneath […] Read more…

The Fashion World of Jean Paul Gaultier From the Sidewalk to the Catwalk

The Gaultier exhibition at London’s Barbican Centre is definitely well worth a visit for anyone interested in textiles or fashion.  The imaginative curation, which includes projecting moving facial imagery onto the mannequin heads, effectively exhibits Gaultier’s designs and leaves you in no doubt as to his vibrant creativity.  The couture clothing also showcases the skills of the artisan seamstresses and […] Read more…