Special Evenings at the shop Autumn 2017

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Planned evenings

Autumn 2017

Reception 6:30PM

Presentation 7:15PM

Admission £20

Design inspiration Loving the Fabric Richmond

Our first event, An evening with Noel Chapman, is open for reservations.  To inquire about future events, please email gay@lovingthefabric.com or give us a call ((0)20 83323 6031.

An evening with Noel Chapman, Designer

Thursday September 21, 2017

Noel is a Creative Design Consultant and the owner of Bleu Anglais, a small company specializing in vintage Chinese indigo fabric.  Noel will share his experiences traveling in Asia and accumulating his collection of traditional Chinese indigo textiles.  He frequently presents his collection at shows and fairs in Britain and around the world. Noel will be bringing samples from his collection for a “show and tell” type event and some pieces will be available to purchase.

Thomas von Nordheim

Thursday, October 19, 2017

Thomas von Nordheim is a tailor, designer, lecturer and author on the art of Tailoring, Couture and Fashion.  He operates an atelier in the heart of Bloomsbury and has worked for numerous couturiers and cutting edge designers such as Ulrich Engler and Donald Campbell. Thomas is an expert in translating sketches into patterns and toiles, and then to finished couture. Thomas will share how becoming a bespoke tailor has enriched his life and will bring some of his favourite pieces.

Sarah Campbell, Sarah Campbell Designs

Thursday, November 23, 2017

An internationally accomplished designer, Sarah Campbell has been creating textiles for more than 50 years, much of that time with her sister, Susan Collier, as part of the renowned design firm Collier-Campbell. They produced iconic work for companies for such as Liberty of London, Cacharel, Jaeger, House of Fraser and Marks & Spencer. In 2012 “The Collier Campbell Archive: 50 Years of Passion in Pattern” was published. Sarah will share her passion for textile design as well as how working with her sister allowed them to create some incredibly popular fabric collections. 

Tizer Bailey

Thursday, December 14, 2017

As a former model and personal assistant to Vivienne Westwood, Tizer has been working in the fashion industry for more than 20 years. She will tell us about her experiences on the catwalk for top fashion houses Alexander McQueen and Vivienne Westwood and will share a few of her most treasured Vivienne Westwood fashion pieces!