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Patchwork Knitted Dress

Patchwork Dresses

Only someone who knits or crochets will appreciate how long it takes to make a garment. So when I find discarded knitting …

latitude festival shaboutique style

Festival Season 2018

When preparing for the season ahead its always difficult to predict what the weather is going to be like. But as we …

black angel wings playgroup festival

2012 Festival Season

Wow what a summer!! Old friends, new friends, dancing, some more dancing, crazy antics, rain, mud, sun and lots of dressing up. …

customised denim shorts

Customised Denim Shorts

The classic festi staple is a pair of denim shorts. Actually, not just for festivals, they are a great all rounder for …

tshirt dress red grey soft cotton handmade

Customised T-shirt Dresses

Did I mention the things you can make from old t-shirts are endless! There are whole books and websites dedicated to the …

wedding silk dress

Alternative Wedding Dress

Making someones wedding dress is always a little nerve wrecking. The pressure to get it right and everything else that goes with …

embroidered table runner made into a dress

Summer Collection

Ethnic Prints and Folky Fabrics. For the summer I wanted to create a collection that was vibrant and casual but using some …

Applique floral khaki jacket

Updated Jacket with Simple Applique

Customised Jackets. What to do with plain jacket lacking character? Embellish them of course! The floral print fabric on these jackets were …

one off 20s inspired pleated blue dress

What Coco Said

Why follow trends? They are only made up for you to shop more. Break the cycle! Take a pledge, buy secondhand or …

eco fashion show dress suit

Eco Fashion Show

Brighton Fashion. My collection for Brighton Fashion Week also got showcased at a local Eco Fashion Show. Modeled by local students.

brighton fashion week catwalk show leftover dress

Brighton Fashion Week

Leftover Threads Showcase. After two months of hard work I managed to get a collection together for Brighton Fashion Week. I wanted …

1950 style open back made to order cotton dress

Made To Order Summer Dresses

One Pattern Many Styles. This is the first pattern that I have made from scratch using a 2D pattern cutting method. I …

blue wool jacket black frill

Embellished Wool Jacket

I love the shape of this jacket. But it was a little plain. So I added some frilly fringing and lace. Also …

upcycled jersey dress red black

Remade Jersey Dress

I didn’t really plan to do a colour coordinated photo shoot, but it turned out that way. Great!! The jersey dress in …

customised upcycled assymetric tshirt top

Twisted T-shirts

A Sleeve Is a Neckline Is a Sleeve. Here is another easy and fun t-shirt upcycling idea. These are all ordinary tees …

layered stitching applique

Experimental Applique Tops

Layers. I wanted to experiment with some vest tops I had to hand as they didn’t really offer much of a look …

upcycled remade button top

Remade Denim Skirts

Denim Skirts With A Twist. 1000’s of jeans are being discarded everyday. Sometimes it is the crotch or the knees that are …

First Fashion Photoshoot

Thank goodness for friends who wants to model your wears in the cold autumn days. This was my first experience in styling …