Flash factories at Victoria House
Kuku Big Bag – See the stitching
Leather craftswoman Candice Lau will be demonstrating the traditional art of leatherwork using the technique of saddle stitching. This method of hand stitching is used across her Kuku Big Bag range -from hammering the holes into the leather with a prickling iron, to saddle stitching the pieces together.
Holdall & Co – Build a bag
Holdall & Co will be offering a free monogram service by their in-house embossing expert, where customers will be able to watch purchases be personalised live in front of their eyes. Holdall & Co will also be offering a bespoke service allowing shoppers to custom design the perfect bag for their unique needs, made onsite by British artisans.
Wallace & Sewell – Learn the loom
British textiles brand Wallace and Sewell will recreate their colourful studio, showing the design process from initial ideas to the final production on their intricate power looms. Visitors will also have the chance to shop the brands beautiful weaves there and then.
Handmade Alliance – Create a cushion
Handmade Alliance will be demonstrating their cut-make-trim services in a live flash factory to showcase the launch of their new made to measure interiors. Visitors can pick their favourite pantone and have a cushion stitched and finished in front of them by a truly diverse, British workforce.