The Design Studio . 15 Churchill avenue . Haverhill . Suffolk .  CB9 0AA . 01440 702105 .

Welcome to our range of Bridal accessories,including tiaras, Fascinators and hair adornments created by award winning costume designer Amanda Sutherland.

Our shop includes our range of everyday hats, cravats and jewellery and introduces to you our unique selection of crafting workshops.

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.

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 Amanda Sutherland is a registered WI and group speaker. With over 200 bookings over the last 3 years, the creative talks have proved to be hugely popular and have been featured in regular newsletters.

We offer 2 talk presentations:

From Costumier to running an accessories empire ( The creative pathway)

This talks covers 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.

Trends of a decade (a showcase of 20th century costume)

This talk takes you on an journey through the exciting changing trends with a costume showcase demonstrating original garments and accessories from the 1920s-1950s.

Highlighting the importance of underpinnings from past eras with corsetry and pads onto the celebration of the more relaxed designs of the 20th century.

This talk combines both historical costume references and beautiful visual displays.

To finish off, The Gift shop opens and our beautiful boutique hats and jewellery are available to purchase at a group discount.

2016 Dates

WI Wickam st Paul - Tuesday 11th October

WI Cambourne - Thursday 13th October

WI Yaxley -  Tuesday 18th October

WI Sandringham and District - Friday 21st October

WI Munden - Tuesday 8th November

Birdbrook ladies group - Thursday 10th November 

2017 Dates

WI Sewards End - Wednesday 11th January 
WI Risby - Thursday 12th January
WI Castle Headingham - Friday 20th January
WI Goldhanger - Wednesday 1st February
WI Kedington - Thursday 2nd February
Grantham Ladies club - Friday 3rd March (daytime)
WI Moulsham Lodge - Wednesday 8th March
WI Shenfield Brentwood - Tuesday 14th March
WI Ickleton - Thursday 16th March
WI Hintlesham - Tuesday 4th April
WI Walsham le Willows - Wednesday 12th April
U3A Dunmow - Wednesday 26th April
Great Yeldham ladies group - Thursday 27th April
Stockbrook Ladies group - Thursday 4th May (daytime)
Christchurch Ipswich - Wednesday 10th May
Hilton WI - Monday 12th June
Hatfield Peveral Flower Group - Wednesday 5th July
Stevenage Vitality 50s+ group - Friday 14th July
U3A Melbourn - Wednesday 20th September (daytime)
WI Centenary Five Lakes - Friday 6th October
WI Packenham - Thursday 12th October
WI Stanway - Thursday 2nd November
WI Kings Lynn - Friday 10th November ( daytime)

Our beautiful accessories stall will be trading at All Saints Craft Market, Cambridge, Trinity street on Saturdays throughout the year- ( weather permitting and providing we do not have a diary event) 2016 Trading dates are as follows:

September 17th

October 1st, 8th, 15th and 22nd

November 26th only ( please check out our alternative november events)

December 3rd, 10th and 17th


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)

November 2016 shopping Events
Gift and Craft show Brentwood - November 5th - 6th
Wimpole Hall Christmas fair - November 12th - 13th
Ely Cathedral Christmas event  November 17th - 19th