Met Gala Gowns

So, it's that time of year again the Met Gala Ball, this year's theme was Catholicism in fashion and oh my there was some beauties. I've spent the last day just swooning over all the divine dresses. The details and structure to the dresses were phenomenal...

Happy Easter

I just wanted to wish you all a Happy Easter and a happy 1st April! I hope you are all indulging in lots of chocolate this weekend, I sure am. Ive been a bit MIA on the blog front as March was a bit full on with wedding fairs, orders and just general...

Down Rainbow Lane

Last month I was contacted by Charlotte - fashion blogger of Down Rainbow Lane, she was looking for her pink faux leather jacket to be revamped and customised in some way and she contacted me of course! I am a big fan of Charlotte's blog and loved her...

Snow Day – The Beast From The East

Hey! It's the 1st March already and it's absolutely freezing here in the UK, we are currently been hit by a snow storm called the beast from the east! so I'm sitting here in my thermals all cosy and warm thankful that I don't have to go out and brace the...

Upcoming Events

Exciting news... Im going to be at the super cool Eclectic Wedding Extravaganza in March! whooooo Where you can meet me and my designs in real life! YEAH YEAH So if you have been thinking about ordering from Born To Thread, then this is the perfect time to...

A Modern Fairytale

Phew.. Its been a crazy few weeks over here, hope you all are having a great start to 2018 too! I teamed up with super talented Katie McMillan Photo again last weekend to create a modern day fairytale shoot, yes that's right sound just as magical as the...

Workroom Vibes

Rolling on into 2018 with a great first week back in the workroom, I've been busy creating patterns and samples for bespoke orders. It's exciting discussing design ideas and possible fabrics with customers but its absolutely magical when you can start to...

Babe With The Power

Happy New Year everyone! I'd love to start the new year off by sharing this amazing styled Babe With The Power photoshoot by Lucky Sixpence Bridal, I had the honour of been ask to collaborate alongside other fantastic suppliers in November last year. My...

Christmas closing dates

I will be taking a break over the festive season from Friday 22nd December to Tuesday 2nd January, my shop will remain open but any orders placed will not be process till then. All email enquiry’s will be answered on Tues 2nd January. Merry Christmas and a...

Biker Jackets

I have recently been working on new back designs for my custom biker jackets *insert YEY! and I've finally managed to get them all photographed and listed on my Born To Shop page. So head over and take a peek, there is lots of glitter involved!

Tailoring Skills

Winter Coat - Linton Tweed A few years ago, I made myself a winter coat using a black and white dogtooth check fabric from Linton Tweed (the original fabric suppliers of Chanel) I shared a photo of this coat on Instagram the other day for throwback...

Feeling Fresh

I just wanted to share another amazing photograph from a styled shoot by the very talented Alison McMath featuring 2 more of Born To Thread's giant tulle rose fascinators. I love how this image just looks so...

Styled Photoshoot

A few months back I was contacted by Alison Mcmath styling to make 3 bespoke tulle rose fascinators for a photoshoot she was doing, how stunning is this image from one of the styled shoot's. All my tulle rose fascinators are made to order and can be done...

Holidayzzz

I'm currently on my way to Portugal for fun few weeks of vitamin SEA! My books are still open from September onwards, so if you looking for that perfect one off item just for you please do get in touch, lets make it happen. Just to let you know I will...

Rock N Roll

Check out Born To Thread's new rocking guitar picks, these will be used as tags for my faux leather jackets. They can be used as actual guitar picks too!! Hell yeah ...

Feedback

A few weeks ago I shared a blog post about a 'car jacket' I made, well the lady contacted me with these kind words. It's always a great feeling to hear my customers feedback on their bespoke garments.

Custom Car Jacket

A few months back a lady contacted me form the USA to see if I would be interested in a project she had, of course I was intrigued to see what it was. It was to create a custom jacket using leather from her old Buick car, a favourite flannel shirt and if...

Bespoke Jacket

It's been a while since I made this bespoke jacket for this beautiful bride but Mrs Smith finally had the pleasure of wearing it on her wedding day the other weekend, how stunning does she look. It was awesome to make this jacket and fills my heart with...

Sparkling Bridesmaids

I had delight of making these bespoke outfits for some badass bridesmaids. The skirt is made from a soft tulle with heavy satin shaped waistband which sits comfortably fitted to the waist and the top is made from a rose gold sequin fabric fully lined and...

Your a wizard Harry

Swish and flick..... just wait till you see this enchanting bespoke jacket I have created using my wizardry powers for a magical bride. With navy and silver been the colour theme of the wedding, I used a stunning navy glitter fabric for the heart and a...

My very own jacket

I finally got round to making myself a custom pink leather jacket. I'm so pleased with how it looks and it feels very stylish to wear. My favourite touch is the cute frill on the sleeves, a little girly but not too much! I was thinking of taking it to...

Bespoke Bridal Jacket

I just wanted to share this bespoke jacket I have been working on recently for the future Mrs Smith. I really enjoyed working on this piece as it created as new challenge for me adding the sleeves but I'm super proud how it has turned out. I cant wait to...

I Made Your Clothes

Who Made My Clothes? I'm supporting Fashion Revolution week and shouting out that I make your clothes from design, fabric selection, to pattern cutting and to making the whole garment all by my fair hands. I'm not a fan of mainstream fashion, so I created...

Work in Progress

A little sneaky peek at a brides bespoke jacket I'm making at the moment. We had a fitting yesterday for the jacket along with fittings for her bridesmaids, can't wait to see photos of them altogether on the big day. Think rose gold sequins, blush tulle...