Make Do And Mend, Tatty Devine style!

Make Do And Mend, Tatty Devine style!

Charlotte Prichard, 28 February 2011

We had a brilliant time at the Museum of London on Saturday, doing a Make Do And Mend workshop, Tatty Devine style! Some of our jewellery is on permanent display in the museum, so we were delighted to be asked to do the workshop. The day started with Tatty Devine designer Harriet Vine giving a talk about the company, ideas and techniques for creating jewellery and customising clothes, and how to find materials and inspiration for Make Do And Mend style jewellery: Tatty Devine at Museum of London - Make Do And Mend Then we set up all our tools... Tatty Devine at Museum of London - Make Do And Mend We brought along lots of bits and pieces from the Tatty Devine studio for customising and creating jewellery. We also spent the weeks before the workshop scouring our favourite markets for cool trinkets and chains, so we had plenty of vintage jewellery and odd bits and bobs to start the embellishing and adorning!

Tatty Devine at Museum of London - Make Do And Mend

Tatty Devine at Museum of London - Make Do And Mend Everyone at the workshop brought along clothes to swap and customise. So there was a massive swishing session to start with! Tatty Devine at Museum of London - Make Do And Mend There were seamstresses on hand for alterations:

Tatty Devine at Museum of London - Make Do And Mend Soon everyone was busy working on their creations... Tatty Devine at Museum of London - Make Do And Mend

Tatty Devine at Museum of London - Make Do And Mend

Harriet helped with ideas and techniques:

Tatty Devine at Museum of London - Make Do And Mend

This top looks great with vintage jewellery sewn around the neckline...

Tatty Devine at Museum of London - Make Do And Mend

We like this red jacket, with jewellery and badges pinned and sewn onto the lapels: Tatty Devine at Museum of London - Make Do And Mend A necklace and earrings created with coloured mirror stars are really pretty: Tatty Devine at Museum of London - Make Do And Mend We love this keyring with its theme of potato-based snacks: Tatty Devine at Museum of London - Make Do And Mend A pretty pearl necklace, with added lace, and extra chain to make it double-layered: Tatty Devine at Museum of London - Make Do And Mend A cute bow bracelet made from re-claimed beads: Tatty Devine at Museum of London - Make Do And Mend Thank you to everyone who came along! We hope you enjoy all your new creations. If you missed it, look out for Tatty Devine this Thursday at the V&A Museum of Childhood, where we'll be taking part in the Ethical Fashion in the Age of Austerity mini-festival.
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