To Gather & Stitch
Regular readers of this blog will know that telling the stories of micro business in Britain is where my heart is. Sharing the inspiration, innovation and sheer magic of their journeys, stories and process is the most rewarding part of my week.
Sarah Shortt trained in Couture in the 1990s in London. With a passion for fashion and couture, Sarah is happy to talk about her love until the small hours.
With over 20 years of experience and multiple awards, Sarah has run her own atelier and created couture dresses that have been worn all over the world.
Sarah specialises in using old fashioned and traditional couture techniques to hand craft heirloom dresses that will be treasured forever. She has also trained many who have gone on to work for Alexander McQueen, Julien McDonald, Lyn Ashworth and more.
The most exciting news? Sarah is now going to share her experience, gifts and knowledge with us! To Gather & Stitch is a glorious opportunity to join her for dressmaking workshops, couture training courses and sewing gatherings. There will be patterns and kits too and really will be a unique opportunity to mine the brain of a true artisan.
Sarah’s Couture sewing school is now open and she is offering online tutorials until she’s able to return to face to face sessions AND there are gift certificates to buy.
So whether you’re dreaming of a new sewing life or simply want to enjoy new creative skills, To Gather & Stitch is where you need to head to.
To Gather and Stitch is part of our Member’s Club – a growing community of micro businesses from across the UK. 24% of all private UK business is this size and they are the lifeblood of artisan skills, communities, local High Streets and build balanced lives for they owners. Find out more here.