About Reels of Cotton
My name is Gill Cottle and I live and work in Watlington, Oxfordshire. I have been sewing for as long as I can remember, I used to hand sew dolls clothes in school break times, (I still have these in my loft!).
When my children were small I ran my own business making christening gowns and children’s clothing. I have taught sewing and curtain making in Adult Education in Watlington and Oxfordshire villages. I have made curtains and blinds and altered clothing. I love it, it is my passion, I am at my most happiest with a needle in my hand, or at the sewing machine.
I love to experiment with machine embroidery, using colour, texture and fabrics. Being out in the countryside inspires me. The shapes, contrasts and natural colours inspire me!
Reels of Cotton Offer
- Sewing Classes in Watlington, Oxfordshire
- Alterations & Mending
- Handmade Bespoke Nightwear
Samples of my work
Hem detail from heirloom Christening gown
Cotton night dress neck detail
Gillet Collar detail
Jacket alteration for client – jacket shortened by several inches
I love to pass on my knowledge, so do get in touch if you are looking for Sewing Classes in Oxfordshire or Alterations etc. Many thanks for visiting my website.