Well, after a busy and topsy week of boat painting and corsetmaking, things are now somewhat back to normal!Yesterday, we went out to Halesowen to slip the boat back into the water before journeying the 12 miles home. It was cold but didn't rain, which was a mercy. We were late setting off and so … Continue reading

Bare Branches

If you follow my Instagram, facebook page, or Sparklewren's Diary, then you will have seen the completed Twig corset. Made for client/model Twig, this is a bespoke corset. Bespoke simply meaning that every element of the corset is created around the client, being a collision of their needs and the Sparklewren aesthetic. The patterning of … Continue reading Bare Branches

Winter Party – Sample Sale Schedule

Finished most of the party preparations today, and we have decided to stretch the sample sale fun out over the whole weekend!So, all our ready-to-wear corsets will be available with 50% off at the party tomorrow night. Any remaining pieces will then be listed online at a 30% discount on Saturday. This will drop to … Continue reading Winter Party – Sample Sale Schedule

Winter Party 2014

Please be invited to our Winter Party! Lots of lovely corsetmaking friends are coming, clients, peers, photographers, and interns, and we would love to see you there too! You're welcome any time from 5pm. We will have around ten one-of-a-kind corsets available for purchase at a special price, plus a selection of our "studio corsets", … Continue reading Winter Party 2014

The Swan – a bespoke bridal commission

Recently, a very beautiful bride was married in glorious sunshine near white sands...Lovely Brenda found Sparklewren when we were still in the Great Western Arcade (our pop-up boutique) and though I focus on corseted gowns her ideas were so lovely that she managed to talk me into working with her on a floaty-light piece. Being … Continue reading The Swan – a bespoke bridal commission