Designer / Dressmaker - Textile Artist

Specialising in Wearable Art & Freehand Machine Embroidery

Lesley runs private Workshops and Courses in Creative Embroidery, Pattern cutting and Dressmaking.

Originally trained in Fashion Design at Portsmouth College of Art, Lesley has 48 years of experience in Fashion, and 23 years in Creative embroidery.

Lesley designs and creates textile art with machine embroidered detail, Taking inspiration from history, nature and fantasy, she works mostly in silk and velvet. Lesley's designs are unique and individual. At present only Available at Craft In the Tower, Portsmouth and at Lesley's Open Studio days.

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 Lesley's Creative Embroidery  is generally made for exhibition, but also by commission; Wearable Art, Wall Art, Bags and Purses, Textile Jewellery, Boxes and other items are made.

Lesley has exhibited work in museums, galleries and national exhibitions, and  won awards for Wearable Art and Creative Textiles.

Lesley's Workshops and Courses are now taking up most of her time, so the production of made to order commisions for her creative work is limited.

She runs an Open Studio and Sales each year where you can see and purchase her work, or book a workshop or course.  


SEWING SURGERYs at Lesley's Studio 

Saturdays - 7th April, 5th May and 2nd June 2018

Learn to Sew or improve your sewing Skills, Need help with your sewing, Sewing Surgery will help with those things you find difficult, from understanding a pattern to fitting  and finishes. For more information contact Lesley - now running once a month.

See Workshops & Courses Page


I am selling some of my work at CRAFTS IN THE TOWER

Crafts in the Tower Dates:

18th March 2018 

11.00am. to 4.00pm. 

Come along and buy some of my work   

Check out my facebook page for more information, and signup for emails. 

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