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By day i'm a teacher and forest school leader, by night i'm a maker, baker and wedding dress designer.

I can't remember a time in my life when i didn't reach for the sewing machine whenever a special occasion loomed. My teenage years were a whirl of bright bold prints and big skirts. Fast forward a few years and i was the proud owner of a degree in theatre, during which i specialised in costume design.

My own wedding was the perfect opportunity to craft and sew to my hearts content and to fall in love with the entire process.

When the big day was over i simply missed having all that creativity in my life again. So i combined my sewing skills and qualifications with my eye for detail and interest in fashion history to design my first 50s style wedding dress…

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  • Joined March 5, 2009

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silk, veiling, buttons, vintage brooches

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About

By day i'm a teacher and forest school leader, by night i'm a maker, baker and wedding dress designer.

I can't remember a time in my life when i didn't reach for the sewing machine whenever a special occasion loomed. My teenage years were a whirl of bright bold prints and big skirts. Fast forward a few years and i was the proud owner of a degree in theatre, during which i specialised in costume design.

My own wedding was the perfect opportunity to craft and sew to my hearts content and to fall in love with the entire process.

When the big day was over i simply missed having all that creativity in my life again. So i combined my sewing skills and qualifications with my eye for detail and interest in fashion history to design my first 50s style wedding dress.

From there, Lizzie Jayne was born! I love every dress that i make and i am so proud to be part of the wonderful 'handmade' market.

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