Laura Ashley Exhibition Launch

Last week I was lucky enough to attend the launch of the Laura Ashley: The Romantic Heroine exhibition at Bath Fashion Museum, which opened with a wonderfully witty and informative speech by Felicity Green OBE, former fashion editor at the Daily Mirror, who, during the 1970s, astutely described the brand’s look as being one of ‘soft-core femininity’ and ‘Victorian type demureness’. Continue reading “Laura Ashley Exhibition Launch”

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My Top 5 Online Sewing Shops

One of the trickiest things about being a sewing beginner is knowing where to buy fabric and notions. Gone are the days when your trusty local department store could be counted on for a great haberdashery selection; now you’ll be lucky to find a novelty sewing kit. Continue reading “My Top 5 Online Sewing Shops”