Tweed forever!!

Every second issue of women’s magazines in the fifties seemed to have an article about how to make an elegant handbag that would look like guineas but cost shillings.  I love that attitude to achievable everyday elegance.  The images that accompany the articles are often just as inspiring as the bag to be made. I’ve certainly … Continue reading

Divine fabric, or an ambition achieved!

I have had this fabric since about the time I took on the lease for the studio (which is already a long time ago!).  I bought it from one of the astonishing fabric shops in  London’s Berwick St., even though the pattern on it was much too big in scale for the things I was … Continue reading

In the papers!!

I am so chuffed to have been included in pieces by Rosemary McLeod for the Sunday Star Times and Julietta Jameson for the Sydney Morning Herald.  If you  haven’t read them yet, here are the links: Sunday Star Times  The Star Times list of shops to visit is not on line, unfortunately, and I have … Continue reading