I am a Central Saint Martins BA Jewellery Design graduate with a focus on sustainable design, material experimentation and using waste materials. I'm interested in how design can be used for positive change and to generate discussion/awareness around issues, particularly in regard to sustainability and the environment.
Millinery intern, assisting in production. Duties included: - Hat lining construction using an over-locking sewing machine - Hat trimming construction and application - Constructing prototypes - General sewing (hand and machine)
A 6 week millinery internship, assisting the resident milliners in production. Duties included: - Steaming and brushing felt hats - Pressing and shaping of Petersham facing for inner hat bands - Insertion of Petersham bands into hats (invisible stitching) - Finishing hats: pressing and inserting linings, final heat-blocking for shape - Construction and attachment of hat trimmings: curving ribbon, making bows etc. - Stock retrieval and general organisation