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My name is Alison and I have had a love for art and design since I was young. I have always been interested in fashion and from a young age I fell in love with Andy Warhol.

When I left school I went to college and studied a BTEC National Diploma in Fashion and Clothing and I then studied a BA (HONS) in Fashion and Textiles. I also have a PGCE, it was after studying my PGCE when I fell in love and became besotted with crafts!

I bought a book called 'Pattern and Print - Bowie Style' in 2010 and I was simply taken away with all of the inspiration that was printed on the pages of the book!

My first ever craft creation was a 'fat owl' felt brooch called Rex (which I still have and will never get rid of) and from then on I have been designing and creating all kinds of things!…

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  • Female
  • Born on April 11
  • Joined March 7, 2011

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jersey, felt, cotton, vintage, patterned, print, knitted

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About

My name is Alison and I have had a love for art and design since I was young. I have always been interested in fashion and from a young age I fell in love with Andy Warhol.

When I left school I went to college and studied a BTEC National Diploma in Fashion and Clothing and I then studied a BA (HONS) in Fashion and Textiles. I also have a PGCE, it was after studying my PGCE when I fell in love and became besotted with crafts!

I bought a book called 'Pattern and Print - Bowie Style' in 2010 and I was simply taken away with all of the inspiration that was printed on the pages of the book!

My first ever craft creation was a 'fat owl' felt brooch called Rex (which I still have and will never get rid of) and from then on I have been designing and creating all kinds of things!

As I am a qualified teacher I also teach sewing skills to all ages, so if you would like to find out if I do a sewing class near you then just send me an email. My mission is to inspire others to create so if I can do that I will defiantly be a very happy person!

Check out my handmade shop: www.AlibongoShop.etsy.com

Read my blog at: www.alibongosblog.wordpress.com

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