Lydia Higginson, dressmaker, 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, dressmaker, in London

Costumes and Kynren

Picture source: The Northern Echo This week, guests from Australia were staying and we took them to the 2017 premiere of ‘Kynren’, the stunning outdoor show in Bishop Auckland. I even have a bag to prove it! At this time of the year, the show begins at 9.30 (it starts earlier ¬†when the days are shorter later in the year). This is what the stage … Continue reading Costumes and Kynren