Aliss trained in Fashion Design and Pattern Cutting at Art School, has worked alongside designers in London and made stage costumes for theatres in Brighton & Chichester. She's also taken courses in Lantern Building and Carnival Banner Making
She has been teaching since 2000 and is based in Frome.
Aliss has Level 4 City and Guilds Tutor Qualification and Enhanced DBS
Aliss has a bright and fully equipped sewing studio, The Stitchery at The Welsh Mill Frome and offers Sewing Courses, Making Workshops and Individual Tuition.
She also takes commissions for bespoke hand-crafted bags and accessories, using locally sourced and re-purposed fabric such as lush tweeds, Liberty lawn and coffee sacks!
Aliss heads up the Frome Lantern Parade with colleague Mel Day. The parade is part of the town's annual Lights Switch On and a much loved annual Christmas event!