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I have written craft books, been a fashion buyer and presented crafts on TV. Now I work from home and go with the flow as new ideas come to mind.
After graduating from Central St Martin's School of Art in the 1970's, I had a long career as a fashion buyer which allowed me the wonderful opportunity for travelling in the Far and Middle East and Europe for sourcing ideas. I then decided to work from home and was lucky enough to have three craft books published - 101 Traditional Gifts for Christmas by David and Charles, Christmas Doughcrafts and Delightful Doughcrafts by Cassell's. I also worked freelance for craft TV programmes and Needlecraft partworks.
I became the first female manager for the famous hatters James Lock of Piccadilly which was founded in 1676. Some of its clients included Lord Nelson, Charlie Chaplain,Oscar Wilde, Joan Rivers and Paul McCartney to name a few. My last full time…

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  • Female
  • Born on December 7
  • Joined July 31, 2009

Favorite materials

Silk, cotton, wool, cotton lace, vintage damask, satin

About

I have written craft books, been a fashion buyer and presented crafts on TV. Now I work from home and go with the flow as new ideas come to mind.
After graduating from Central St Martin's School of Art in the 1970's, I had a long career as a fashion buyer which allowed me the wonderful opportunity for travelling in the Far and Middle East and Europe for sourcing ideas. I then decided to work from home and was lucky enough to have three craft books published - 101 Traditional Gifts for Christmas by David and Charles, Christmas Doughcrafts and Delightful Doughcrafts by Cassell's. I also worked freelance for craft TV programmes and Needlecraft partworks.
I became the first female manager for the famous hatters James Lock of Piccadilly which was founded in 1676. Some of its clients included Lord Nelson, Charlie Chaplain,Oscar Wilde, Joan Rivers and Paul McCartney to name a few. My last full time job was manager for the Cancer Research shop in Highgate. This was an exciting eclectic job, but physically exhausting, so I decided go back to developingmy craft work and writing a novel

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