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Sewing the Sink the Pink Winter Ball 2015 -Tank Girl (with bonus Bryan Adams anecdote)

I’ve a bit of catching up to do on the last few months. Here’s a Tank Girl look I made earlier. A lot earlier, for the December 2015 Sink the Pink Heroes and Villains Ball. This routine had some fairly … Continue reading

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Sewing The Sink the Pink Spring Ball. Feathery Heaven

This is my favourite of piece of all the looks I’ve ended up sewing. Ever. In fact, I want one for myself. In every colour.   This all started with a message from Glyn that read. Glyn; I need a … Continue reading

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Sequins, Fleas of Disco. 9 tearaway dresses for Sink the Pink at Glam Clam

Here’s a story of how I fought 13m of red sequins for a drag show in north London and won.   The Glam Clam was a really fun night of dinner and a show at the Dome, Tuffnel Park. The … Continue reading

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Sewing the Sink the Pink Spring Ball 2016

After two years of bi-annual balls, Sink the Pink are  now putting on 4 balls every year. FOUR OF THEM in 2016. You’ll find me by the trail of sequins I’m shedding. With this being the first ball held in … Continue reading

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Glastonbury Ponchos for Sink the Pink

Remember summer? I whipped up some looks for #sinkthepink for their turn with Todd Terje at #glastonbury #sewing #costume Continue reading

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Sewing a Beyonce number for Raven Mandella.

Drag til dawn, sequins til sunrise but I got this leotard (and the two catsuits) done! Continue reading

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Sewing more drag for the Life Ball. A Klimt-inspired dress.

Way back in May I collaborated with Maxi More and did some sewing for a costume for the Life Ball. The Life Ball is a huge charity event in aid of people living with HIV and is held in Vienna, this year theme was Klimt with a heavy gold influence, Continue reading

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Sewing for Shay Shay, she’s only Miss Sink the Pink 2015!

I’ve recently been sewing drag for Shay Shay, one of London’s freshest and most creative performers. Gorgeous US-born , London-based Shay Shay. This costume was originally for the inaugural (possibly NSFW ?) #LIPSYNC1000, a lip sync competition run by East … Continue reading

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Tudor Vogueing. Joan Oh at Amygrimehouse – AKA Sewing more costumes

Sometime in early August I received this message. I had to read it a few times to make sure I’d understood it and it hadn’t been hi-jacked by autocorrect.

‘Babes, I need an outfit for Tudor Realness. I’m judging a Tudor vogueing competition for Amy Grimehouse at Sutton House’ Continue reading

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Sewing the Sink the Pink Summer Ball 2015. Joan Oh in Pineapple Chiffon

Here’s a fun bit of costume sewing – better get your sunglasses, Joan Oh glows in this frock! This was one of the costumes I designed and made for the Sink the Pink Summer Ball, held in June this year. … Continue reading

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