You Design & Make: Designer Maker

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The next best thing to designing and making myself is to see the things others design and make. This page showcases work you have made. Thank you to everyone who has shared their designing and making projects with me. Find out how to get your work featured on my website

Visit the D&T: Featured Schools page to see work by schools


Ellie May Hadlington

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See the work of Ellie May Hadlington who was the winner of the 2017 competition for schools




Eliann Witt

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See the work of Eliann Witt who was the winner of my 2016 competition for schools



Francesca Reynolds

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See the work of Francesca Reynolds who won second prize in 2015 competition for schools and third prize in the 2016 one




Phoebe Aldrich

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See the work of Phoebe Aldrich who won first prize in the 2015 competition for schools and a merit award in the 2015 one




Chael Rogers

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See the work of Chael Rogers who at just 4 years old is already a big textiles fan






Joanna Rishworth

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See Joanna's 2nd year BA mini collection featuring e-textiles





Mary Sayers & Chris Clay

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See a range of Christmas decorations and other items made by Mary Sayers and Chris Clay using e-textiles components





Jessica Lloyd

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See work from Jessica Lloyd who was one of the students who won a commendation prize in my textiles postcard competition




Nicola Yates

See work from Nicola Yates who was one of the students who won a commendation prize in my textiles postcard competition




Jill from Hampshire

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See the e-textiles projects Jill has made. These include the Night Owl night light doorstop with eyes that light up in the dark that featured in the November 2014 edition of Sewing World magazine, as well as a selection of Christmas decorations. 





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Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer with light up nose operated using a push switch in Rudolph’s nose. 

To buy the e-textiles components used in this project 

Information on how to make this project can be found 






Children’s Hat Workshop

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See work from the children’s hat workshop making a combination hat and scarf with e-textiles eyes to help motorists see you when walking in the dark



Children’s Bag Workshops

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See work from different children’s bag workshops I have run





Children’s Sockie Reading Light Workshop

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See work from the Sockie reading light workshop 






Adult Worksop Using Different Decorative Sewing Machine Feet

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See work from the adult workshop demonstrating the use of different decorative sewing machine feet




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