Tag Archives: Regency

Styling Austen, The Regency Fashion show

This post is based on a presentation for The Glasgow School of Arts Crafting the look Fashion styling conference, click below to find out more about it http://gsastyling.wordpress.com/ For those of you who have lived your whole life in a … Continue reading

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Costume Designers have a lot to answer for

Once upon a 2013 a fluffy headed seamstress collaborated with a talented poet lady in a wonderfully friendly museum at the edge of the world and in the centre of Cambridge. And it was magical. Much later the very same … Continue reading

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“As an operator he was bold, but not cool, rapid without being dexterous and he had no sympathy with humanity”

This is sort of a review of the Doctors, Dissection and Resurrection Men exhibition at The Museum of London, but also with many other related reflections and distractions. I visited the exhibition twice, once with my Australian scriptwriter friend, on … Continue reading

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The needle is always at hand – Poster presentation

‘The Real Thing?’ The Value of Authenticity and Replication for Investigation and Conservation –The University Glasgow and The Getty Foundation: Glasgow, Dec 2012, The needle is always at hand poster presentation

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“I only see clearly what I remember”

In this Post I have a treat for you, Cassandra Reilly the very talent artist i collaborated with, on the needle is always at hand, who made the beautiful shoes showing the three stages of Fanny Brawnes life in Wentworth … Continue reading

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‘My darling child’

Happy Birthday Pride and Prejudice! Published 200 years ago today! You have been a part of my life since I first read you aged 14. Before my English class broke for the summer (the summer of 1994, a beauty) My … Continue reading

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“Trace a path that others can follow”

“Trace a path that others can follow” Continuing my review of the needle is always at hand tour last year… The Text & Textiles Conference run by The Material Texts department at Cambridge University, September 2012 This post has two … Continue reading

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