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 500 bookings over the last 4 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.

2017 Dates

WI Great Barton - Thursday 3rd August
Hartest - Thursday 10th August
WI City girls Chelmsford - Monday 11th September
Ladies group Buckhurst Hill - Tuesday 19th September
U3A Melbourn - Wednesday 20th September (daytime)
Barnston WI -  Thursday 21st September
WI Centenary Five Lakes - Friday 6th October
WI Packenham - Thursday 12th October
WI Yaxley - Tuesday 17th October
Hertfordshire WI Audition event - Thursday 19th October
WI Mordon Gala night - Thursday 19th October
WI Stanway - Thursday 2nd November
U3A Halstead - Tuesday 7th November ( daytime)
Thetford society group - Tuesday 7th November ( Evening)
Spalding WI -  Thursday 9th November ( Evening)
WI Kings Lynn - Friday 10th November ( daytime)
Barton WI - Tuesday 14th November ( Evening)
WI Chadwell st mary - Wednesday 22nd November ( Evening)

The beautiful accessories stall be returning to All Saints Saturday Craft Market on February 11th 2017 which is located on Trinity Street, Cambridge,CB2 1TB.

We will be trading on occasional saturdays throughout the year, please contact us if you are visiting Cambridge and we will be able to advise you as to whether we will be trading.

Our Online shop which is full of beautiful accessories is always open and we are renowned for our fast delivery and excellent customer service.

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

Events diary 2017
Milton Keynes Handmade and vintage fair - September 9th - 10th
Lakenheath Holiday Bazaar - Friday 20th - Sunday 22nd October
Brentwood Gift and Food Fayre - Friday 3rd - Sunday 5th November
Ely Christmas Gift and craft fayre - Friday 17th - Saturday 18th November
Speakers diary 2018
Stevenage Group - 16th January
Saffron Walden WI group - 17th January
Over WI Group - 5th February
Stevenage Trinity WI - February 13th
St Epilets and goldsmore WI - 21st February
Goldhanger WI - 5th March
Great Waldingfield - 7th March
Elmswell - 13th March
Sandringham WI -  16th March
Royston WI -  11th April
Vitality 50s group Stevenage - 13th April
Shenfield WI - 17th April
 Grantham Ladies probus group - 18th April
Melbourn WI - 25th April
Potton WI Group - 1st May
Hedingham WI Group - May 11th
Billericay ladies probus group - 14th May
Tollesbury WI - 11th June
Milton WI - 19th June
Great Yeldham WI - 28th June
Hatfield Pevarel Flower club - 4th July
Ickleford WI - 19th July
Chelmsford U3A - 8th August
Romford Daytime WI - 12th September
Cotton Quilters Woodbridge - 17th October
Fordham Friendship group - 11th October
Dunmow WI - 8th November