Artists and Designers

Photo by: Nadya Kwandibens / Artist: Celeste Pedri-Spade

@lisa.beading

Haisla First Nation / Canada

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Lisa.beading is handmade one-of-a-kind beadwork made in small batches by mixed Indigenous Haisla/British artist Lisa Walker. Lisa operates from her…

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#she was a free spirit

Inuvialuit / Canada

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Erica Lugt is an Inuvialuit artist from Tuktoyaktuk, NT. #SheWasAFreeSpirit is Erica’s brand that comes from a pure place of…

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Ahlazua – Indigenous Woman Made

Mvskoke Creek-Euchee, Choctaw, Diné (Navajo) / USA

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Rykelle “Ahlazua” Kemp (Choctaw, Mvskoke Creek-Euchee & Diné) Creates wearable art with a modern and traditional approach. Her work represents…

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Amy Malbeuf

Métis

Craft / Fashion / Textiles

Amy Malbeuf is an award-winning Métis visual artist. Amy is from Rich Lake, Alberta, Treaty 6 territory and she lives…

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Anemki Art Collective

Ahnishnaabe / Canada

Craft / Fashion

Anemki Art Collective supports Indigenous makers from Northern Ontario. For the IFA marketplace, the collective will represent about 20 makers…

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Angel Aubichon

Cree-Metis / Canada

Craft / Fashion

Angel Aubichon is a Cree-Metis Designer and Co-founder of Indi City. She was born and raised in Northern Saskatchewan and…

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Assinewe Jewelry

Ojibwe / Canada

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Assinewe Jewelry specializes in beadwork and clay jewelry, incorporating traditional Ojibwe styles and techniques into fashionable contemporary designs. Edie and…

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Audrey Deroy

Anishinaabe / Canada

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Audrey is from Anizaatikoong (Lac Des Mille Lacs) First Nation and currently resides in Thunder Bay, Ontario. She is an…

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Beadz By Dre

Mohawk / Canada

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Andrea Johns (she/her) is a Kanien’kehá:ka/Mohawk beadwork artist, focusing on fine jewellery, portraiture and other wearable art. She works with…

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Biizindam

Delaware, Chippewa

Craft / Fashion

Keitha Keeshig-Tobias Biizindam (She who listens and learns and uses what she hears) is a versatile modern artist based in…

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Blu Hummingbird

Onondaga

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Brit Ellis, aka Blu Hummingbird, is a multidisciplinary artist specializing in beadwork and tattooing, with a background in community work…

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Brenda Asp

Tahltan Nation & Northern Tutchone / Canada

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HANDMADE. Hand HARVESTED. CUSTOM DESIGNED Brenda Lee Asp captures her First Nation family ways with foundational cultural teachings of traditional…

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Bronwyn Butterfield

Métis-Cree-Scottish / Canada

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Bronwyn Butterfield (she/her) is a self-taught artist focusing on beadwork. She is fourth-generation beadwork in her family. She creates various…

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Bruno Henry

Cayuga Nation / Canada

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Originally from Six Nations of the Grand River in Ontario and now living in Toronto. Bruno was a resident of…

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Capital M Beading

Metis - Shutoatine Dene / Canada

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Mishelle Lavoie is a Shutoatine Dene Metis artist born and raised in Inuvik, NT and is currently living in Yellowknife…

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Caroline Monnet

Algonquin-French / Canada

Craft / Textiles

Caroline Monnet is a multidisciplinary artist from Outaouais who lives and works in Montreal. She studied in Sociology and Communication…

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Catherine Blackburn Jewellery

English River First Nation / Canada

Craft / Fashion

Catherine Blackburn was born in Patuanak, Saskatchewan, of Dene and European ancestry and is a member of the English River…

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Cedar Eve Creations

Anishinaabae (Ojibway)Saugeen First Nation/ Wikwemikong Unceded Territory

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Cedar Eve is Anishinaabe (Ojibway) from Saugeen First Nation And Wikwemikoong Unceded Territory. Cedar was born and raised in Toronto.…

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Cher Chapman

Anishinaabe / Canada

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Cher Chapman is from Fort William First Nation, Ontario. She is an exquisite beadworker that has a very unique sense…

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Designs by Rosary

Cree , Fort Albany First Nation / Canada

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Spence has been designing jewelry and custom leather works from a very young age. She was taught by her grandmother,…

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Hand of Solomon

Ojibwe / Canada

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Louise Solomon is an Ojibwe multimedia artist and fashion activist from Toronto, Canada. Her Indigenous community is NEYAASHIINIGMIING and her…

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Helen Pelletier

Fort William First Nation / Canada

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Helen Pelletier is an Anishinabe kwe from Fort William First Nation. Helen has worked with Wigwas for 20 years and…

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Hello_Bead

Metis / Canada

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Kiki Twin faced a tragedy in 2020 that forced her to find other ways to care for herself and her…

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House of EEYOU by Mandy Gull

Cree nation of EEYOU ITCHEE / Canada

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House of Eeyou is the beadwork of Cree Nation EEYOU artist Mandy Gull. She creates beadwork designs that showcase the…

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Inuk 360

Inuvialuit

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Inuk was born, raised and continues to live in the Northwest Territories (NT), Canada. Since childhood, Inuk wanted to be…

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Iskwew Rising

CREE / Canada

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Theresa Stevenson is a Plains and Swampy Cree from Fisher River Cree Nation, Manitoba and George Gordon First Nation, Saskatchewan,…

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Jaad Kuujus

Haida & Kwakwaka’wakw / Canada

Craft / Fashion / Textiles

Jaad Kuujus (Meghann O’Brien) is a weaver descended from the Haida and Kwakwaka’wakw tribes of coastal British Columbia. Her innovative…

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Janelle Wawia

Opwaaganasiniing (Red Rock Indian Band) / Canada

Craft / Fashion

Janelle Wawia is a self-taught artist from Opwaaganasiniing (Red Rock Indian Band). Her multidisciplinary work interprets her visions and dreams…

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jayde micah designs

Anishinaabe / Canada

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jayde micah is an Anishinaabe artist from Atikameksheng Anishnawbek and currently resides on the unceded and unsurrendered territory of the…

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Jean Marshall

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Jean Marshall is of Anishinaabe/English descent, based in Thunder Bay, Ontario and a band member of Kitchenuhmaykoosib Inninuwug First Nation.…

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Jennifer Younger Designs

Tlingit / USA

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Raised in the Southeast Alaska town of Yakutat, nature and traditional ways of life encircled Jennifer. Jennifer is Tlingit of…

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Katie Longboat

Mohawk/Cree / Canada

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Katie longboat is a Toronto based Indigenous bead artist, originally from Six Nations of the Grand River. Her beadwork style…

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LVH Jewellery

Inuk / Canada

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Lavinia Van Heuvelen studied Jewellery and Metalwork at Nunavut Arctic College. After graduating, she launched LVH Jewellery. Lavinia makes most…

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Mad Aunty

Muskeg Lake Cree Nation / Canada

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Mad Aunty was established in 2017 as the creative outlet for visual artist Joi T. Arcand. Using brightly coloured laser-cut…

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Margaret Jacobs

Akwesasne Mohawk

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Margaret Jacobs, Akwesasne Mohawk, is a metalsmith known for her steel sculpture and powder-coated jewelry. Her jewelry explores the tension…

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Marlene Kwandibens

Anishinaabe / Canada

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Marlene Kwandibens is an Ojibway from Whitesand First Nation on the northern shores of Lake Nipigon.  Currently living in Sault…

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Mary Jacobs

Seneca Nation / Canada

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Mary Jacobs is an artist who travels to various art markets around the USA. Mary Jacobs creations are designed from…

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MDW Jewelry

Woodland Cree / Canada

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Meghan Weeks is a Woodland Cree/ English artist living and working on the traditional unceded territories of the Coast Salish…

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Melissa Twance

Anishinaabe / Canada

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Melissa Twance is a beadwork artist who lives and works in Thunder Bay, ON. Originally from Pic Mobert First Nation,…

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Michel Dumont

Ojibway

Craft / Fashion

Michel Dumont is a queer Ojibway French two-spirited disabled artist and survivor of intergenerational trauma stemming from Indian Day School.…

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Miss Chief Rocka

Nēhiyaw / Canada

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Miss Chief Rocka is a nēhiyaw accessory & apparel brand, established in 2012, by award winning Hip-hop and Powwow dancer…

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Mohawk Mocs

Mohawk Nation - Six Nations of the Grand River / Canada

Craft / Fashion

Melanie Squire has been operating Mohawk Mocs since 2013, a home-based business in Six Nations of the Grand River. Along…

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Native Diva Creations

Blackfoot / Canada

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Melrene Saloy is from the Blood Tribe of Southern Alberta, Canada, residing in Calgary, Alberta. She is also the proud…

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Niio Perkins Designs

Akwesasne Mohawk

Craft / Fashion / Textiles

Niio Perkins (Haudenosaunee) is an award-winning fashion designer and business owner whose work has been purchased and exhibited at galleries…

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Nuvuja9

Craft / Fashion

Melissa Attagutsiak was born in St. John’s, NL and raised in Iqaluit, NU. She is the artist behind Nuvuja9, creating…

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Olivia Whetung

Anishinaabe / Canada

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Olivia Whetung is anishinaabekwe and a member of Curve Lake First Nation. She completed her BFA with a minor in…

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ONLY CHILD Handicrafts

Anishinaabe / Canada

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Krysta Furioso is an Anishinaabekwe from Fort William First Nation and living in Coast Salish territories for over 25 years.…

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osawâyisis

nehiyaw & anishinaabe

Craft / Fashion

Heather Kiskihkoman is a multidisciplinary Indigenous artist living & working in Nipisihkopahk, Maskwacîs, Alberta. From the Rez, Heather interpreters beauty…

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Pacific Sisters

Maori / New Zealand

Craft / Fashion / Textiles

The Pacific Sisters is a collective of Pacific and Māori fashion designers, artists, performers, and musicians that electrified 1990s Auckland,…

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Pine & Needle Designs

Mohawk

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Megan Lewis is a young, queer, mixed Kanien’kehá:ka woman and member of Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory. Launched in early 2020, Pine…

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Quillwork by Tashina

Anishinaabe / Canada

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Tashina Houle-Schlup is a 23-year-old Anishinaabe woman with roots in Ebb & Flow First Nation, Manitoba and is currently based…

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Red Earth Ceramic Jewellery

Métis/Hungarian/Irish

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Beth-Ann McIvor (she/her) is Métis/Hungarian/Irish from Treaty 1, Winnipeg, Manitoba. Raised Catholic in the city, she still found a deep…

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Reena Larabee

Anishinaabe / Canada

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Reena Larabee is Anishnaabekwe. She grew up in Hymers, a small village just outside of Thunder Bay, Ontario. Her family…

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Robyn McLeod

Deh Gah Gotie Dene

Craft / Fashion

From Fort Providence, Northwest Territories, Robyn McLeod is of Dene, Métis, and Scottish descent and a member of the Deh…

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RS Gustafson

Ojibwe / Canada

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Shannon Gustafson (Ojibwe) is a member of Whitesand First Nation and a long term resident of Thunder Bay Ontario, She…

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Running Fox Beads

Dene

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Skye Paul is a Toronto-based artist and a member of the English River First Nation. She is part of the…

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Sabrina Houle-Schlup

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Sabrina Schlup is an Anishinaabe woman originally from Ebb and Flow FN. She is the co-founder of Anpo Natural Tannery…

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Sheila Demerah

Anishinaabe / Canada

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Sheila Demerah is an Anishinaabekwe from Fort William First Nation, Ontario. She works full-time as an administrative support to the…

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Sister Bear Designs

Lac Des Mille Lacs First Nation / Canada

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The Sister Bears’ family includes Valerie (eldest sister bear), Kathleen (the sister who maintains the middle balance), and Malinda (youngest…

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Story Bead Creations

Anishinaabe

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Christina Breen is an Anishinaabe maker with rural and urban roots and a Kettle and Stoney Point First Nation member.…

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SunHeart Rises Designs

Mohawk/Tairona / Canada

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Trip Phoenix, lead designer and artisan at SunHeart Rises Designs, is an Indigenous artist living in downtown Toronto. Born and…

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Tania Larsson

Gwich'in / Canada

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Tania Larsson designs contemporary, northern Indigenous adornment based on Gwich’in culture and created with land-based materials. Tania makes these adornments…

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Theresa Burning

Seneca/Ojibway / Canada

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Theresa Burning is a 55-year-old Seneca/Ojibway person, a mother of two, and a grandmother of 2 based in Toronto. Theresa…

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This Claw

Tsilhqot'in (Chilcotin) / Canada

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Cory Hunlin is a Tsilhqot’in artist from Tsideldel (Redstone, BC), raised in Vancouver and now living in Tiohtià:ke (Montreal, QC).…

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Three Sisters Design

Mohawk of Akwesasne

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Karennotakies Barnes is a 27 years old mother of 2. Her family avidly hunts, tans hides, gardens and goes on…

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Urban Inuk

Inuit / Canada

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Urban Inuk salvages throw-away materials to turn into beautiful new things. The eco-friendly art and tools created come from the…

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Warren Steven Scott

Nlaka'pamux / Canada

Craft / Fashion

Starting out in the Canadian fashion industry working for designers Comrags and Jeremy Laing in 2014, Warren Steven Scott launched…

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White Otter Design Co

Anishnaabe / Canada

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Jaymie Campbell is Anishnaabe from Curve Lake First Nation in Ontario and currently resides in British Columbia. Jaymie is the…

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Willow Crescent Quilting

Gwich'in Nation

Craft / Textiles

Dorathy Wright created and modelled her first gown when she was eight by turning an old dress into a dining…

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