Sara Gadd Millinery specialises in ladies occasion headwear design and creation. The collections are lovingly handmade by Sara at her studio in Cumbria. Sara’s love of millinery ignited at The University of Cumbria, where she studied BA (Hons) Design Crafts. Graduating in 2002, Sara received funding from the University towards shared studio space and in the same year, Sara Gadd Millinery was born. Since then, Sara has furthered her craft attending millinery summer schools and workshops throughout the UK and has created many a hat for stylish heads across the globe. Among Sara’s achievements are being chosen as a semi finalist of The Hat Magazines Hat Designer of the Year, exhibiting as part of Hatwalk for three years, Madeira Thread Sponsorship, Sara’s hats have also been chosen as ‘Best Hat’ on a number of occasions at Carlisle Races Ladies Day and in addition to working as a milliner, Sara also supplies several ladies wear boutiques as well as offering talks, workshops and demonstrations.
The collection draws upon Sara’s background in printed textiles and machine embroidery and has a strong sense of colour and attention to detail that is translated into every creation. Whether dying materials or hand crafting beautiful silk flowers, Sara’s passion and creativity shine though.
- All headwear is made-to-order by Sara.
- It is advisable to leave at least four weeks before your event.
- Clutch bags can also be made to match your headwear.
- Have you heard about Sara’s unique detachable fascinators? Wear your hat all day, and then simply unclip the fascinator to party away the night!
- A re-trimming service is also available.
- And Hat Hire!
- All the hard work is done for you - find it all here in one place.
Sara offers a relaxed, friendly approach with the client's confidence and happiness in mind. When you visit, there are a range of designs available to try and it is advisable to bring your outfit or accessories. Working closely with Sara enables your headwear to be individually tailored to your outfit, regardless of whether you choose a bespoke creation, ready-to-wear or hat hire.
Consultations are available by appointment from ‘The Bothy’ at Forge Cottage in Corby Hill, 5 miles from Carlisle on the A69. Originally built as a forge; The Bothy is nestled to the rear of Forge Cottage, the building itself is full of character and offers a unique, private studio workspace.
Whether you are a hat lover or a novice, what ever the occasion, choose Sara Gadd Millinery to ensure you are perfectly dressed from head to toe!
For further information to arrange an appointment contact Sara on 07765975108 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Sara is available for ‘Hattie Hen Parties’, creative workshops, demonstrations and talks, either at a venue of your choice or we can accommodate small groups of five here at the studio.
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