Princess specialises in hand, domestic and industrial knitting and teaches all aspects of these skills. She offers fun one-to-one knitting classes at her fully-kitted out studio in South London where you will be able to learn a wide range of skills.
With an MA in knitted textiles, Princess is a knitwear designer with many years’ experience in the arts and fashion sector. She is currently studying for a PhD while also managing her own creative studio ‘Knitsmart’ in South London.
For the past 7 years she has worked as a Design Tutor and Technician at both London College of Fashion and Chelsea College of Art teaching talented fashion and textile students on both a one-to-one basis and in a workshop setting.
Princess is an all-round knitwear professional working at the highest levels in design, technical development, consultancy, and teaching. Her own design work has featured in both British and Italian Vogue, as well as i-D magazine. Her technical knowledge includes fabric development and garment constructions and she has gained some valuable knowledge and experience working with companies such as Donna Karen New York (DKNY), Christian Lacroix and National Archives. Princess currently works closely with a number of exciting design companies and freelance designers.
Her company, Perpiglia & Thomas has gained recognition across social media platforms and their first menswear collection has been well received.
My rates vary or depending on the needs of the student. Please contact me to discuss your requirements before booking.
Princess has an MA in Knitted textiles and currently studying for a PhD.
She has many years of experience in the fashion industry and now manages her own studio.
Perfect! Princess is a very skilled and talented teacher. Thank you so much Princess. Thoroughly enjoyed the lesson and looking forward to learning more about machine knitting.
Really enthusiastic and it was a pleasure to work with
Perfect! Princess is an amazing person and great tutor. She is very knowledgeable. I look forward to my next lesson. I would recommend this tutor.
Very enthusiastic, really nice student, looking forward to our next session
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