Behind the seams with Frances Gore of Mintage

This week Natasha goes behind the seams with “the Singer Sewing Machine” Frances Gore from Mintage. Auckland-based Frances Gore comes from a long line of crafters, makers and artists. Having collected vintage fabrics since the age of 14, the talented seamstress and singing teacher has always had a passion for making and exploring the tradition,Continue reading “Behind the seams with Frances Gore of Mintage”

Behind the Seams with Tammy Twinkletoes

This week Deco doyenne Tamsin Smith, aka Tammy Twinkletoes, tells Natasha Francois about her penchant for swing dancing, why she loves natural fibres and how there’s nothing like the exhilaration of creating a dress from scratch! [Photography by Stuart Attword] Tell us a bit about yourself I’m an Art Deco-loving seamstress, Fashion Designer and swing dancing teacherContinue reading “Behind the Seams with Tammy Twinkletoes”