hand sewing; beading Swarovski’s to create 3D snakes, or sampling techniques for the embroidered mushrooms seen in his Autumn/Winter 2015 Collection – both of which are characteristic of Giles playful designs . The designers would review interns work, checking the quality and giving constructive direction. I valued the chance to work alongside more experienced freelance hand embroiderers and sewing machinists who offered guidance. On other days the tasks could be more varied, such as maintaining garments in the archive, a treasure trove within the studio. I was often sent on errands around London ; sourcing fabrics, making deliveries and collections. It was interesting to visit new areas, discovering suppliers and other design partners who all contribute to Giles work.
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