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Festival of Quilts

27 Aug

I have recently taken a keen interest in patchwork and quilts. I want to explore it further in my future work. I decided to attend the Festival of Quilts at Birmingham NEC to get to know more what it is about. It was the first time I attended and I found it truly amazing.It was […]

Get Set for Summer’s Brand New Fabric Range

27 May

India is well known for its fabrics and handicrafts. I especially found that out when I met designers and artists in India and went to attend Indore Fashion Week. When I was in India I sourced a range of  fabrics for the quilted bags, corsage and clothes collection. I found some gorgeous printed fabrics which […]

Indore Fashion Week

14 Mar

Fashion aficionados in Indore were eagerly waiting for the Fashion Week coming to Indore, which finally did take place in Sayaji Hotel on the 8th, 9th and 10th March 2013. The Fashion Week has been taking place in a number of major cities in India but never before in Indore, an upcoming city that is […]

Happy New Year,Lets start the year in style

15 Jan

I am in India right now where it is the wedding season. Inevitably it means a lot of parties, gastronomic hedonism and family gatherings. Recently I was in Delhi attending a friend’s wedding. The clothes everyone was wearing were just beautiful and grand. The Saris, the Anarkali suits and Lenghas were heavily worked and is […]

Fashion Event in Leeds

7 Nov

Friday 19th October I went off to see a fashion exhibition and fashion show  in Leeds. I first heard about the fashion exhibition on Look North and I decided to go and see the exhibition after hearing of the incredible work the Leeds University students have done. The exhibition is held at the Salt Mill […]

Bespoke Bracelets

16 Aug

I am attending a wedding this summer and I decided to make a bracelet to go with my own bespoke dress I created for myself. Here is a brief overview of my creative process. I reckoned it would be good to use the fabrics that I used for the dress to create the bracelet so […]

Olympic Fashion – Sport Your Hero

19 Jul

  Well known designers Giorgio Armani, Ermanno Scervino and Prada have designed kits for the Athletes to wear for the Olympics. High Street brands too are selling their collections in store.     I came across a great website on upcyling clothes by Queenie and Ted. They are high quality clothes made for the Olympics […]

Upcycling Indian Clothes

19 Jun

Upcycling clothes is recycling fabrics, materials and clothes to create a new piece of garment. This way you are being environmentally friendly and also giving money to a good cause (depending on where you buy these items from). I have seen many people upcycling vintage clothes and clothes from charity shops, but never Indian clothing […]

Summer Craft Fairs

13 Jun

  Hi Everyone, I hope you are all having a great summer and looking forward to the festivals and fairs taking place. I would like to take this opportunity to invite you all to various stalls I am having at Craft Fairs in Sheffield this Summer. I will be selling uniquely designed upcycled clothes, handmade […]

Fusion Fashion Suit and Sari Exhibition in Leicester

18 May

You might look at the title of the Exhibition and think Suit and Sari is just about Indian fashion but it is not, it is about Fusion Fashion. The term Fusion Fashion here means combining Western and Indian designs together to make unique Western or Indian clothing, i.e a mixture between the two designs. When […]