Jayne Middlebrook

Meet designer/maker Jayne Middlebrook

Jayne Middlebrook designs and makes contemporary lace anchored in a long tradition of Nottingham Lace-making. Jayne responds to changing demands of the interiors and fashion world, as lace-makers always have. Her original work includes wearable lace jewellery, gifts and homewares. In 2016, the DH Lawrence Birthplace Museum approached Jayne to supply their gift shop with some lace items. Lawrence’s mother, …

Phiona Richards

Meet Artist Phiona Richards

Phiona is an award winning paper artist and book sculptor. Her work is directly linked to the ‘Make do and Mend’ ethos where people’s belongings were either given a new lease of life or repaired. Phiona takes inspiration from historical costume especially from the Victorian and Tudor Eras and the repetitive domestic chores that women used to perform. Traditional techniques …