I pride myself on the commitment to provide a professional and speedy service at all times, whilst maintaining the highest quality of work. Problem solving and attention to detail are a must. My ultimate goal is to meet and exceed the expectations of every client. I take on all types of jobs from small domestic work, commercial projects to high-profile cliental. My one-stop shop includes the following services: Pattern cutting, toiling, fittings, alterations, sampling, grading, sourcing & manufacturing.
I had quite an unconventional entrance into the clothing industry. Originally from Birmingham, and of Jamaican descent, my first passion was science - human biology to be specific. I started an audiology degree in 2009 but it ended up being a false start. The fact that I cared more about what I’d be wearing as opposed to remembering my books and stationery made me question whether audiology was something I could see myself doing for the rest of my life. The answer was of course, NO. I then began thinking about the subjects in school which made me happy and I excelled in. The answers were of course, textiles, design technology and art.
I then decided to enrol onto a foundation course in art and design which allowed me to relocate to the big city and study a degree in fashion design at the University of East London. Initially I thought I wanted to be a designer but quickly realised I didn’t like to sketch and my natural style wasn’t typically fashionable - it was more practical. It was at this point I became uncertain about the position I was in. It was evident my immediate strength was being able to understand and implement a brief, however this only made up a small portion of the course. Being able to sketch was pivotal and being able to produce a final piece required training, which I didn’t have, so it was only so far my grades could go. So there I was, in a position where the two things I believed defined a great designer weren’t applicable to me.
It wasn't until my placement year at university that I began to find myself as a creative. I worked across three different markets to understand how the industry worked and which part of it I wanted to be part of....