Fashionistas hone their skills at East End workshop

AS the international fashion press prepared to descend on London for Fashion Week, East End fashionistas practised their dressmaking skills in a bid to become the next Vivienne Westwood. Seamstress Eileen Wedderburn showed budding designers pattern cuttin

AS the international fashion press prepared to descend on London for Fashion Week, East End fashionistas practised their dressmaking skills in a bid to become the next Vivienne Westwood.

Seamstress Eileen Wedderburn showed budding designers pattern cutting techniques and fabric draping in a workshop at Bethnal Green's Rich Mix on Saturday.

Students used both paper and fabric to hone their skills in the workshop which covered styles from all over the world.