REI Textiles

Hello, I'm Hanna. I have been a freelance costume maker for about ten years and I hope to be one once again very soon! I usually make for Shakespeare's Globe @the_globe. The last show I made for was the (unfortunately cancelled due to lockdown) tour of A Midsummer Night's Dream, designed by the brilliant @andrewedwards

I have always been into Japanese art, theatre and literature; so I studied for a MA in Japanese Studies at @soasuni a few years ago, where my passions really came alive and I got to study Japanese costume and textiles in-depth. So much so that I ended up writing a novel about indigo dyeing and kabuki theatre in 19th century Japan. Now I'm doing a PhD in creative & critical writing at @sussexuni and making these little items, which are inspired by traditional Japanese dyeing and making techniques. 

I welcome commissions and collaborations.


#Japanese #handdyed #shibori #sashiko #handmade #indigo #slowfashionmovement #handembroidery #boro

With thanks to Mike and Judie Saunders for their financial support of this project. 

Not On The West End is a registered Etsy Affiliate. When you buy something having clicked through from this site we make a very small amount of money. This does not charge either sellers or customers, but rather Etsy themselves. This money will be used to maintain the website and keep the project running. 

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