Regular customer, and long time vintage wearing enthusiast, Zoe came to me with a project recently. She was rummaging in a vintage shop and came across an [ugly] skirt that no-one wanted
This isn’t just an elaborate explanation of why I’m no longer doing any alterations or repairs (although true) or why I will never again accept the invitation to ‘quickly make up some curtains’ (I won’t); this is my final admission to myself that I have wandered too far from the path, and I’m making some changes
Maybe I’ll never get back into the old dresses, maybe I’ll sell them and buy fabric. And cake.
Sue was unwittingly responsible for the final nudge required for me to actually start my business.
Her advertisement simply read ‘Do you make vintage style clothes?’ to which I replied, ‘Yes, I do, what are you looking for?’…