Tutor - Lisa

Lisa is a one of our quilting and embroidery tutors. She's a very talented illustrator and even prints her own fabulous fabrics!

How long have you been sewing for? 
I have been sewing for about 8 years.

Have you always been interested in  fashion? 
I have always been creative and started drawing from a very young age, which then developed into an interest in textiles and how that relates to fashion.

What are your qualifications? 
HND Illustration, certificates in Fabric Manipulation, Textiles, Embroidery and Screen-printing

What is the most difficult thing you have ever made?
A king size patchwork quilt following a traditional pattern….straight lines are just not my thing!

What is your favourite fabric to work with? 
I love all sorts of fabric,I think linen and cotton canvas and definitely my favourites.

What other interested do you have apart from sewing? 
I love to draw, it is a huge part of my life and I try to draw something every day. I like to weave and create my own textile patterns to sew into unique creations. I enjoy collaborating with other companies to come up with new ideas using my textile designs. I also love to read and spend time with my 2 young sons at our caravan on the Bonnie Banks of Loch Lomond.

You can check out Lisa's Instagram here