Friday, 4 June 2010

Call for embroiders

We're just embarking on an exciting project and are in search of keenembroiderers. Amit Rastogi of RCKC (the sari firm which is now a partner in the British Sari Story and Stitch) is planning a unique catwalk collection by one of his designers. It will be a collection with a difference - designed in India and embroidered in the UK i.e. completely the reverse of the usual run of things.

This is a first step in our plans to try and regenerate an embroidery industry in this country to supply samples for designers - giving (hopefully!) some of the people who have contributed or taken part in Stitch and the British Sari Story the chance to develop and use their skills. So I am spreading the word to anyone who might be interested: please email me. If you like to embroider and think you could contribute, please do think about coming on board. Geographical location doesn't matter too much -we can sort out logistics.

Initially it will be a question of getting a sample of your work to Amit, so he can start to put together a team. Look forward to hearing from you


Susan Roberts
tel. + 44 (0)20 8746 2120
mob. + 44 (0)794 12 52 444

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