The Designer

Award winning textile designer, Queen Elizabeth Trust Scholar for Kiltmaking, Embroiderers Guild Scholar and Hand & Lock Prize for Embroidery Winner. 

Emma has a First Class Honours Degree in Textiles from The University of Edinburgh. She started her career as an embroiderer, working on many wonderful projects for Hand & Lock, where she learned her craft, before fine tuning her skills further to become an Edinburgh Kiltmakers Academy qualified Kiltmaker. 

Her attention to detail, love of heritage and commitment to keeping traditional craftsmanship alive is present throughout all dimensions of her work, while approached with a contemporary edge. 

2018 Exhibitions - New Designers, London and Harrogate Knitting & Stitching Shows

2019 Exhibitions - Royal Warrant Annual Luncheon, London and Harrogate Knitting & Stitching Shows

2020 Exhibitions - London Craft Week, Fortnum & Masons - cancelled due to Covid19

The Studio

Bespoke atelier based in Edinburgh creating perfectly tailored hand made kilts to luxurious embroideries. 

The studio produces made-to-measure, traditional kilts created from the finest Scottish tartans and tweeds. Each kilt is expertly hand sewn and finished to the highest standard. The studio also provides bespoke hand embroidery specialising in a variety of techniques from monogramming to goldwork, and produces a yearly collection of work.

Passionate about every step of the process and considerate of all aspects of design with quality and longevity in mind.

 - Downloadable CV available here
 - Downloadable Portfolio 2020 available here