Graduating from Huddersfield University in 2015 with a BA in Fashion Design with Marketing, Jessie is a freelance seamstress. Her specialisms are pattern cutting, dressmaking, garment and product design. She creates bespoke pieces on a commission basis, working with a variety of artists, makers and designers.
Under the guise of Kala -meaning art in Hindi- Jessie looks in to cultural identity through fashion and textiles. She works with textiles from around the world to create ready-to-wear garments with historical and social links. She is interested in combining traditional textile processes with contemporary design.
She is also the founder of Jessie-May Lingerie where she designs and makes by hand, one of kind opulent underwear.
Jessie also teaches a range of workshops and courses from beginner to advanced sewing, pattern cutting and dress making. Furthermore, working with embroidery and fashion design, Jessie runs community workshops across Manchester.