Sewing couture for Norwich puppet ‘diva’ Clementine | CTlive.info - South Africa News

# # # # # #

Dress designers need a special relationship with their clients – no matter what their size or demands.

Puppeteer Mark Mander, from Norwich, specialises in creating and sewing miniature couture for Clementine, the 15-inch (38cm) “living fashion doll” – who performs in cabaret around the world.

It can take up to a week to make a single gown, which often features expensive fabric and thousands of hand-applied crystals.

As the nation picks up a sewing needle, much of it inspired by BBC Two’s Sewing Bee – enter the workshop of the puppet dress maker.

Follow Us
Popular Posts
  • Amplats puts 270ha of land in new hands

  • Social media reacts to innocent looking Vusi ‘Khekhe’ Mathibela

  • PICS: Two people dead, two injured in Kempton Park crash

  • Convicted racist Vicki Momberg’s appeal postponed to June

  • NZ mosque attack toll rises to 50, authorities to begin releasing bodies

  • Ex-DA member sticks to his guns over R600m kickback for party

  • How climate change is sinking an Indian island.