Kerry Green

Customising Ready Made Curtains

Customising ready made curtains is great way to inject some style into your room. It’s cost effective, compared to have curtains made to measure.  The challenge of working with the fabric available can also end up giving you a more creative, personalised finish. Curtain Bugbears! I recently moved house and made use of a pair of ready made curtains I’d bought… Read more →

Cabinet Refurbishment

Last week it was nice to have a change and work on this bedside cabinet refurbishment for a customer. She was aiming for a seaside feel in the bedroom these cabinets were in, and so I painted them white, distressed some of the edges slightly and added these gorgeous ceramic knobs with a nautical blue stripe.  It instantly updated the… Read more →

Dressmaking Projects

I love getting stuck in to dressmaking projects. Some of the projects below have been for customers, but most are just for my own enjoyment.  There’s few things more satisfying than wearing and being complimented on something you’ve made yourself! Some of these pictures are of simple alterations or repairs such as trousers hem shortening – I am always happy… Read more →

Bespoke Cushions

Bespoke cushions can be made as a set or as one-offs. The cushions below are handmade projects I have completed for customers and friends.  Bespoke cushions can be piped, have zips, buttons, envelope or tie closures, have borders, appliqué or embroidery.  You can really personalise a cushion to give character to a room. Bespoke cushions can also be the solution… Read more →

Outdoor Sofa Cushions

I recently made these made to measure outdoor sofa cushions to fit a bespoke garden sofa! The cushions seats are made from 4 inch blue (firm) foam, and the back from 2 inch foam, making it very comfortable. The covers are made using a bargain heavyweight ikea cotton, which is a great for outdoor furniture as it’s durable and washable.… Read more →