Rachel is a london born and based designer, maker and milliner, now living in E17 (having crossed the river post art college). She studied Fine Art Sculpture at Chelsea college of art and then progressed to the Millinery course at Kensington and Chelsea college. Rachel won Hat Designer of the Year in 2009 and has recently become founding member of The British Hat Guild. By day she designs accessories for well known high street brands and at night she can be found stitching banners.
Her hand stitched, appliqué and embroidered banners use vibrant and eclectic colour palettes to highlight mini pearls of wisdom. These are inspired by protest banners where the messages are illustrated against graphic typography. She wishes to create a piece of art with a sense of fun, something which brings joy to your home and creates a smile. In addition to the original artworks, she sells giclee prints of the originals, using the finest art materials, these are a great addition to your walls.