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Meet the makers: Jennifer Levet

TweetMilliner Jennifer Levet discusses dressing Disney characters and making hats for opera and film 1. Have you always been interested in hats? Not at first! I started out in costume and that led to millinery. I grew up going to sewing … Continue reading

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Meet the makers: Jayne Rutland

TweetMaya Kar talks to Jayne Rutland of Hairy Jayne about goats’ bottoms, allergies and the challenge of working in three dimensions 1. Tell us a bit about Hairy Jayne – what do you make? I’ve been a professional hairdresser for … Continue reading

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Meet the makers: Juliet Carr

TweetTop Makerhood seller Juliet Carr of Paperpoms UK muses on why her poms are so popular, and describes taking the leap of turning a hobby into a profession 1. How did the idea of making paper poms start? A friend … Continue reading

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Meet the makers: Maya Kar

TweetRachel Stanners talks to Maya Kar of Bright Side, Dark Side about the inspiration behind her feathery fascinators and the changes she’s seen in Brixton 1. How did you come up with the shop name Bright Side, Dark side? I … Continue reading

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Meet the makers: Kim Winter

TweetBy Maya Kar Kim is the creator of the eye-catching felts and indigo fabrics at Flextiles, as well as one of the three directors of Makerhood . Here she talks of the magical properties of felt and why she became … Continue reading

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Meet the makers: Rachel Stanners

TweetAfter a bit of a gap, we’re resuming our interviews with Makerhoodies. In this first one, Rachel tells us why she switched from set and costume design to printing with Prickle Press – and where to get great-value flowers in … Continue reading

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Meet the makers: Viv Moriarty

TweetKnitter, crocheter and embroiderer Viv Moriarty is fascinated by the link between thinking and doing – something that she puts to good use when teaching 1. How long have you been knitting and crocheting? All the women in my family … Continue reading

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Meet the makers: Chloe Morais

TweetChloe of Cheeky Suds makes bath and body treats, like soap in the shape of cupcakes, fried eggs and ice lollies, that could leave you foaming at the mouth! 1. You have a fascinating product range! What made you think … Continue reading

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Meet the makers: Bronwyn Wolfe

TweetWhy did Bron come to London from Australia? So she could go to Paris for the weekend! Bron tells us about her love of travel, Brixton – and selling cakes and biscuits on her Wolfe market stall. 1. Like many … Continue reading

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Meet the makers: Elena Blanco

TweetElena Blanco of Dreamy Me Brixton waxes lyrical about her love of drawing and tells us why Brixton reminds her of Barcelona 1. Can you tell us a bit about your Spanish background? I’m originally from Santander, but I moved … Continue reading

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