Victorian cape reline

This silk velvet cape’s original lining was in desperate need of replacement, and after we had removed the fragile silk lining, replaced with a new pink lining, supplied by the client.

1950s couture jacket silk relining

This couture – and therefore hand finished – jacket’s original lining was dirty and ripped in places. The client wanted to replace the original creamy white with a grey shade. We unpicked the original lining, using this as template for the new and inserted the new lining.

Theatrical red jacket buttons repair

As well as vintage, we often see items which have been used on stage. This jacket needed the buttons sewn on and realigned to be worn as a normal piece of clothing