Celtic Knotwork for Bridal

  Specialising in free machine embroidery, one of the things that I’m often asked for is Celtic knotwork. Based in Edinburgh many a Scottish bride likes to have it on their wedding dresses. These intricate designs work well across different areas of a wedding dresses or bodice, depending on what a bride is looking for. […]

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Louise & Neil

I am terrible for not chasing up my clients for pictures of their big day but here’s one bride that did send me some images & this is her story. Louise came to see me a few years ago, she & Neil were planning to get married up north in a highland lodge. She had […]

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Design Market

Today I’m busy embroidering fat bees on lovely Bute tweed that will become zippy purses. All in preparation to show next weekend at the Fruitmarket Gallery’s Design Market. Got lots to show but always like to make some new pieces to keep it fresh. Here’s the link to the event page for more info. https://www.facebook.com/events/810224422347469/

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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 do enjoy being part of my client’s special day & making all sorts of wedding […]

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Great gran’s Singer sewing machine

I was so excited recently to take possession of my great gran mother’s Singer sewing machine. Born in 1875 and died in 1952. Janet (Inglis) Rae must have got it when it was new & she would have been 42. This is her & looking very beautiful if I do say so myself. Obviously dressed […]

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Fish clutch

I know there has been a bit of a gap since I last posed but I haven’t been resting on my laurels. I’ve been working on a few new projects along with my various sewing workshops. One of them has been to develop a tweed clutch, felted & embroidered with a fish. It’s an image […]

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Wedding Fair

That is my stand all set up & ready to meet new brides & bridesmaids at this weekends Wedding Fair in Edinburgh. If you are looking for a wedding dress that is just a bit different, come in to see my range of embroidered bridal ware, including stays & corsets. I will also be showing a […]

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Wedding Fair 1st & 2nd March

Coming up next weekend I will be showing a range of my bridal wares at the Edinburgh Wedding Fair. Embroidered corsetry, stays, dresses & acsessories. Come see me at stall number 33 Further information can be found at http://www.edinburghweddingfair.com/the-wedding-fair or like their epage on facebook https://www.facebook.com/edinburghweddingfair

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Does my bum look big in this!!

‘Does my bum look big in this!!’ A few years ago as part of a collective show, I made this piece. The show focused on recycling materials & ideas. In my general working practice, I meet and fit many women of all shapes and sizes for bespoke clothing. One thing that they all have in […]

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Glasgow Vintage Wedding Show

I will be showing work at the vintage wedding show in Glasgow tomorrow. It’s at the Trades Hall on Glassford St & runs from 12 to 5pm. Free to get in so if your passing pop into see me. Been so busy of late I havent had time to do much new which is what […]

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