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Shirts and why I can now identify people by their laundry powder.

In some ways I’ll remember 2016 as The Year I Learned What Other People’s Laundry Powder Smells Like. I’m pretty confident I can recognise a number of people by their laundry powder smell, give me a shirt to sniff, I’ll … Continue reading

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Sewing for Raven Mandella. Death drop and high-kick proof leotards

Last year’s Valentine’s Day was fairly unconventional (yet worked out as rubbish as everyone else’s so, solidarity) and I pretty much skipped it. Much like I skipped the queue for Heaven when I delivered these leotards to Raven Mandella. Sometimes … Continue reading

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Sewing the Sink the Pink Summer Ball 2016 Part 3. Freakshow, red paint and circle skirts.

It seems contradictory given how messy some stages were but this is one of the cleanest costumes I’ve ever made (in terms of design and construction). This is a custom-made two-piece costume for Glyn to wear whilst hosting the Sink … Continue reading

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Margiela on a budget. Sewing the Sink the Pink Summer Ball 2016 Part 2

I think I ended up refering to this as “Conceptual Muppet Show”. I wasn’t entirely sold when Glyn sent me the original reference but when am I ever going to turn him down? Especially when it’s this level of batshit. … Continue reading

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Sewing the Sink the Pink Summer Ball 2016, Freakshow Part 1 (Clown warning)

Sending in the clowns. Continue reading

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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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PVC Rainbow.

We’re not in Kansas anymore Toto. This was another collaboration with one of my dearest friends, Glyn. I made this back in April to be worn at The NYC Downlow at Glastonbury. I’m not sure if that’s where it had … Continue reading

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