Sue Atkinson's Profile
Everything I do is one of a kind, my own design and creation. What you see in the gallery and shop originated from a teacup hat I made in June 2009 for a friend's 'Mad Hatters 30th Tea Party'.
Interest in my flamboyant design was overwhelming, and I was invited me to sell my work in a boutique. This drove me to create a range of hats, brooches, fascinators and hair pieces inspired by The Mad Hatter, Poker and Burlesque themes, many in keeping with the selection of vintage clothing available in the shop.
Originally from Blackpool, I graduated from Winchester School of Art in 2002, and worked in publishing before moving into teaching. I love my current role, and am currently building my textile empire with 11-19 year olds in Newbury.
Teaching enables me to play around with fabrics and…
- Born on May 7
- Joined June 28, 2008