FREE TALK* ‘Slow Style: Creating garments from the simplest of shapes’ with Dr Maggi Toner-Edgar, Director of Creative Style
Less is usually more and in this unique talk, Dr Maggi Toner-Edgar of Creative Style, will show you how this can be the case in clothing construction. Anyone can join the ‘slow style’ revolution, and Maggi will encourage you to make and mend, drawing on a wealth of experience working in the fashion industry, millinery, textiles, craft and arts research. Maggi will share simple ways to create a less is more type of garment, starting with a square of cloth or a knitted swatch.
Dr. Maggi Toner-Edgar is the Director of Creative Style, a Fashion Styling business based in Cockermouth, working as a Design Coach and Illustrator. After directing her own design/manufacturing company, Maggi spent many years leading Degree and MA courses. Her role in fashion ‘Haute Couture’ and design ‘Textile Craft’ courses and Applied Arts Research culminated in a book called ‘Thinking Caps’ and a doctorate.