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I don’t just make bags!

My passion is making a bespoke bag from scratch, it’s what I love.  But I do other things too.  Working in my magic cabin, I get to make some really cool stuff.  I have worked with medical supply companies, military supply companies, I make clothes, I do alterations, I... read more »

Adventures with a mouse

Adventures with a mouse

When a friend of mine told me she was heading out on a trip of a lifetime to Disneyworld in Florida with her son, I was so excited for her.  And when she told me she wanted a custom bag made for the trip, I was even more excited. ... read more »

Olivia’s Bag

Olivia’s Bag

Olivia is two.  She is the daughter of my friend Charlotte.  Olivia loves Peter Rabbit.  She has lots of bunnies, and other precious toys, and Charlotte wanted a custom bag that Olivia could keep them all in.  So she came to me and asked if I could create something... read more »

Busy Times Ahead

Busy, busy, busy. After a very hectic time over Christmas and new year, Santa sacks flying out of the workshop and Terribly British Shopping bags jetting off to Canada! I'm now able to focus on the next project on my list. I'm working on my spring collection, soon to be... read more »

Alexandra Palace, knitting and stitching show

I really excited! I'm off to the knitting and stitching show at the Ally Pally! Always on the look out for new things, and inspiration for the coming seasons.read more »

Out with the old. In with the new

Out with the old. In with the new

Take two pre-loved leather coats, one Tan and one Cream. Lovingly take them apart piece by piece. Then redesign them in to a beautiful tan and cream shoulder bag. Add some crystals (sourced from the USA) and studs. Done!read more »

Christmas Projects

Apart from fulfilling my growing list of Christmas orders, I have been busy creating a range of 'fun' products for the festive season.  Most popular seem to be my Santa sacks.  Most importantly they are large!  Is it just my imagination, or are the traditional Christmas stockings becoming increasingly ill-adapted to... read more »

Handbag Hardware Suppliers

Being based in the UK, I find locating the hardware for my handbags takes up an inordinate amount of time. And often the cost involved means that the exercise ceases to be viable. There is a limit to the amount that I can pass on to a client in... read more »

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... read more »