helen perry's Profile

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I have worked with textiles all my life - possiby in my genes with a Dad who was a textile designer and a passionate advocate for wools all his life. There have been times for leaving projects aside as I got on with other things. I first learnt to knit and sew with my Mum but my interest took off when I discovered patterns for dolls and then picked up knitting tricks from a family friend in New Zealand. Studying architecture at Sydney University I became involved in the costrume production for the annual student reveiw, this eventually led to the establishment of Stromboli Apparel. For eight years, I designed and produced exclusive womens fashions for boutiques across Australia as well as commissions for private clients, film and theatre. For some years now I have been living and working in Northern Ireland and have been talking about doing somthing with textiles again. So now the talking has stopped and Strombolitwo has started…

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  • Joined March 19, 2012

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silk, linen, wood, metals, cotton, wool, glass, paper, felt

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About

I have worked with textiles all my life - possiby in my genes with a Dad who was a textile designer and a passionate advocate for wools all his life. There have been times for leaving projects aside as I got on with other things. I first learnt to knit and sew with my Mum but my interest took off when I discovered patterns for dolls and then picked up knitting tricks from a family friend in New Zealand. Studying architecture at Sydney University I became involved in the costrume production for the annual student reveiw, this eventually led to the establishment of Stromboli Apparel. For eight years, I designed and produced exclusive womens fashions for boutiques across Australia as well as commissions for private clients, film and theatre. For some years now I have been living and working in Northern Ireland and have been talking about doing somthing with textiles again. So now the talking has stopped and Strombolitwo has started. Please visit my etsy shop and it means a lot to receive facebook likes

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