Welcome to My Sewing Box, a bespoke fashion and costume design workshop in Manchester city centre (England).
Hi, my name is Silvia and I am a professional fashion and costume designer and maker based in Manchester city centre, England, where as well as designing my own collection, I run my bespoke fashion and costume business, designing and making bespoke costumes, bridal gowns, sustainable wedding dresses, special occasion outfits and hand crafted street couture. Since I graduated in 2000, I have travelled the world making fantastic creations as well as spreading my knowledge lecturing fashion design at University, and teaching dressmaking and fashion upcycling courses.
My work has been featured in Vogue Italy digital edition amongst other fashion magazines, has been shown at parades, has been worn by celebrities, has been on TV, exhibited in galleries and fashion shows, and worn by performers in festivals and the circus.
Many brides have said "yes" in them!
From my workshop I design and lovingly hand-make every garment from scratch, for each individual customer. I also make bridal gown alterations, customization and upcycling, and teach one-on-one dressmaking and sewing classes.
Proud to be part of the Sustainable Wedding Movement :)