Lauren Shanley Info and Events  
info & events
tel 020 8691 6132  
  Mexican Madonna jacket - detail
  Silks, brocades and antique Indian emboidered and beaded panels,with hand and machine embroidery


  Handbag - detail
  Handbag - detail

  Linen wrap coat
  Linen wrap coat with hand embroidery

  Cotton jacket with silk collage, applique and machine embroidery and gold thread work

  Satin with silk collage and appliqué and machine embroidery, fabric detail.
  Satin with silk collage and appliqué and machine embroidery, fabric detail.





My studio address is:

130 Tanners Hill, London SE8 4QD

Tel 020 8691 6132

By appointment only.

My shop at the OXO Tower closed at the end of 2019.



My one-day workshops take place at my studio.

For further details visit my workshops page.



Group Exhibitions

2019 Fragments London Design Festival, Oxo Tower, London

2018 Listen Sister London Design Festival, Oxo Tower, London

2017 Following the Thread, Oxo Tower, London

2016 Pieces of a Pattern, Oxo Tower, London

2015 What I remember and What I Know, Oxo Tower, London

2014 Icons & Godesses, Oxo Tower, London

2013 It's All in the Making, Quilt Museum, York

2013 Visionaries, Chi Chi's, London

2012 Dare to Wear, CrypT gallery, London

2010 Recycle Art, Oxo Tower Gallery, London

2008 Lyrical Colour, Oxo Tower, London

2008 WOW, Novas Gallery, London

2007 Art to Wear, Studio exhibition, London

2007 New Collections, Clarendon Cross Gallery, London

2005 Soul Within the Stitch, Part 2, Clarendon Cross Gallery, London

2005 Contemporary Art Quilts Recycled, Oxfordshire

2004 Women of Wonder, Clarendon Cross Gallery, London.

2004 Soul within the Stitch: Fiberart Gallery, St Ives Cornwall.

2003 Goddesses & Icons Midland Grand Art Show, London

2001 Small Collections, The Bridport Gallery, Devon

1997 Christmas Show, The Platform Gallery, Wales

1996 Mad Art, Thomas Neal Centre, Covent Garden, London

1989 Plying for Trade, Smith’s Gallery, Covent Garden, London

1988 Artist’s Reviewing, Thistles Café Gallery, Dulwich, London

Solo Exhibitions

2006 "London Art and Design Show" – British Library, London

2004 "Time to Dream" – Midland Grand Art Show London

1998 Opening Collection for "Frocks" Hong Kong

1989 "Figures and Flowers" Gallery, Art and Food, Brockley, London

2003 Closes shop to concentrate on exhibition work and commissions

1992 Moves shop to South Bank

1989 First shop opens, London

London Fashion Shows

  • 2005 In My Mind I'm Dancing - Clothing for the Spirit
  • 2003 Touch this Earth Lightly
  • 2001 Rainbows and Roses
  • 1999 Art and Angels
  • 1998 The South Bank Fashion Show
  • 1997 Doris Day goes to India
  • 1993 Fashion, Frivolity and Fantasy
  • 1990 A Night at the Rivoli
  • 1989 Picking up the Pieces

Speaking, Presentations, Press and TV

  • Magazine features: Embroidery, Selvedge, Craft & Design Magazine
  • Fabulous Fashionistas Channel4, September 2013
  • Lecture - Dialogue of Dreams, York St John University, October 2013
  • Guest speaker, Art of the Stitch, Victoria and Albert Museum, March 2003
  • Guest Speaker for the annual Design and Innovation Conference at the Museum of London since 1999
  • Featured extensively in magazines and newspapers including Elle Decoration, BBC Good Homes, Homes and Interiors, Country Living, The Independent, The Times, The Telegraph and The Observer.
  • Television appearances in Our House (Carlton TV), A Question of taste (BBC) and Other People’s Houses (Channel 4)