Lydia Higginson in London

I have written about Lydia before on this blog (you can see links to the earlier posts listed at the end of this one). Lydia spent two years living in Bristol and working in a studio in the Textiles Quarter alongside other makers. She began with a ‘year of making’ in which she totally replaced her wardrobe, making all the items of clothing she needed … Continue reading Lydia Higginson in London

London treats and tailors’ thimbles

Although I was born in Newcastle-upon-Tyne in the North-East of England, I grew up in a village in the Buckinghamshire countryside. A forty-minute train journey from the nearby town was enough to take you to London for a ‘day out’. So a day in the capital equals a special treat for me – and now it takes three hours on the train, because I’m back … Continue reading London treats and tailors’ thimbles