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A Canadian Client

A Canadian Client

A bag is needed to accessorize a prom dress? No problem - even though my client lived on Vancouver Island, Canada. Matching gold taffeta was shipped to my workshop where I created a clutch bag with translucent beadwork and embroidered with gold thread. My client was the envy of all her friends. And more commissions have followed .........read more »

A New Zealand Connection

Dunedin (New Zealand's fourth city) is not renowned for style or fashion.  Having made several contacts there when visiting many years ago, I was not surprised to receive a commission for a bespoke evening bag which could not be supplied locally. Because time was running out my client gave me free rein to execute the design in a style and... read more »


My kitchen designer wanted to see my workshop. She was so overcome by my designs that she walked out with four handbags and left me with an order for four more. Of course, I bought the kitchen ........... read more »

Goodwood Races

The Ladies Day on the Thursday of the "Glorious Goodwood" horse race meeting has a sophistication attached to it similar to Royal Ascot and demands a very special handbag to set off a gorgeous costume. A client wanted a bespoke handbag that met her precise and exacting requirements. After several consultations I created an exquisite bag made of ivory suede sourced... read more »