Our vintage hat, scarf, upcycled jewellery and craft workshop website welcomes you to the home of all things creative by introducing you to the inspirational and unique world of Amanda Sutherland, former costume designer and creator of the making boutique.

Whether you are seeking the perfect made to order Bridal headress or Fascinator, an everyday accessory to treasure from our new online gift shop or wish to join us on one of our creative workshops at the beautiful Making Boutique, there really is something for everyone in our creative world.

Click on the images below to be taken into our creative collections

The Bridal Range

The Bridal accessories range is made to order and can be viewed online via our bridal website. Check out our website by clicking on the above image to check out some seriously stunning award winning pieces.

The Fascinators

All our Fascinators are made to order and can be viewed online via our bridal website. The Fascinators range is renowned for being completely unique and many of our pieces have been featured in bridal and fashion publications over the years

The Making Boutique

Since launching The Making Boutique workshops in 2013, Amanda Sutherland has hosted many creative workshops for Hen parties, Celebrations and general creative groups. Check out our workshops page for all information.

The Hat and gift shop

Vintage inspired hats, jabots and eco jewellery are now available to buy in our new and exciting online accessories boutique. Classical and showstopping designs form part of our beautiful range.

Creative Talks

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 Amanda Sutherland is a registered WI and group speaker. With over 70 bookings over the last 18 months the creative talks have proved to be hugely popular and have been featured in regular newsletters.

The talks cover background information on the career path through Film, Television and Theatrical costume design and then moves onto an insight into running a successful accessories business.With any creative subject, visuals are a huge part of the session, so a stunning display of headresses are displayed with the opportunity to have a try on. To finish off, The Gift shop opens and our beautiful boutique hats and jewellery are available to purchase at a group discount.

2015 Dates

WI Ashdon Essex - Thursday 8th January

WI Great and little Sampford - 29th January

WI Lode - Wednesday 4th February

Ladies Opendoor Cambridge group - 12th February

WI Linton - Tuesday 3rd March

WI Little Baddow - Thursday 5th March

Sudbury 95 Club - Thursday 12th March

Newmarket Cameo group Tuesday 24th March

WI The Maplesteads - Thursday 2nd April

Colchester St Johns WI - 13th April

WI Woolpit - Tuesday 14th April

WI Brentwood Belles - Wednesday 2oth May

WI Burwell - Thursday 28th May

WI Thorndon - Wednesday 3rd June

WI Great Ashfield - Thursday 11th June

WI Hilton -  Monday 13th July

WI Trumpington - Thursday 3rd September

WI Ridgewell - Thursday 17th September

Hedingham Social Group - - Monday 5th October

Hintlesham Tuesday Circle group - Tuesday 6th October

WI Kings Lynn - Friday 9th October

WI Walsham le Willows - Wednesday 14th October

Royston Tandem group - Thursday 15th October

WI North Springfield - Tuesday 3rd November

WI TBC - Tuesday 17th November

Please contact us for further information and availibility. 

Events Diary 2014


Please find us at All Saints Craft Market, Cambridge, Trinity street every saturday -Visit our beautiful Hat Stall where you will find an array of Hats, Jabots, Aluminum jewelley and a small display of the bridal range. 

To view in person the complete range of  Bridal accessories and Fascinators please visit our Haverhill Studio. ( by appointment only)





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