Exhibitions

Sept 2018 - Exhibitor at Premier Vision Paris with the Tex Select mentorship scheme

June 2018 - New Designers, Business Design Centre, Islington Showcasing her graduate collection and portfolio on the as part of the RSN graduate stand.

July 2017 - A piece shown at the exhibition 'Embellishment in Fashion' at Hampton Court Palace

July 2017 - A piece shown at the Royal School of Needlework’s Stories in stitch exhibition at Hampton court palace- 

May - June 2017 - Family tree collection exhibited at the Devon Guild of Craftsmen  as part of ‘Off the Surface’ exhibition.

Work shown at multiple Knitting and Stitching shows on the Royal School of Needlework stand.


Work Experience

 

 

 

2018 Ralph and Russo: Freelance Hand Embroidery

  Zandra Rhodes: Hand Embroidery for their SS19 production

Mary Katrantzou: Hand embroidery for SS19 Collection and MK&VS collaboration

                                Manish Arora: 3 months placement designing the hand embroidery for his SS19                                                collection.

2017- Present                      Alexander McQueen: Freelance hand embroiderer, hand stitching onto                                                            garments (A/W 2017, S/S 2018, A/W2018, S/S2019 and one off pieces for high end                                              clients). 

2017                                    Beatrice Mayfield: Working on costumes for the production of Mother Goose, on                                              show at the South walk playhouse.

2016-2017                           Hussein Chalayan: Hand embroidery for their S/S2018 and A/W2016 collection

2016                                    Mr x Stitch’s ‘Inspiration Station’ at the Knitting and Stitching show.                                                                      Demonstrating and teaching hand embroidery

                                            Game of Thrones: Large Installation Making the Release of Season 5 on DVD                                                    and  Season 6. Worked on the 3D Construction of the Whitewalker, Explored a                                                  Variety  of Multimedia Textiles and Surface Decoration

                                            Burberry: Demonstration at Burberrys Makers House, in collaboration with The                                                  New Craftsmen.

                                            Emma Willis: Placement at a men's tailor where I worked on hand embroidered                                                monograms for mens shirts and undergarnments.


Awards

 

  2018                                 TexSelect - Selected for the prestigious mentorship program, among 24                                                              designers from around the UK which abled Livia to exhibit at Premier Vision

                                           The Worshipful Company of Broderers - Top Student of BA Hand Embroidery

                                           The Worshipful Company of Haberdashers - Best Final year Major project

2017                                   The Worshipful Company of Needlemakers - Highest achieving second year

                                           The Worshipful Company of Haberdashers - Best second year major project