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From Handmade Underwear to Elegant Windows: Lesley's Crafted Legacy


In the heart of Liverpool, a story has been intricately woven with threads of dedication, artistry, and transformation. This narrative belongs to me, Lesley. From my initial days as a machinist meticulously crafting handmade women's underwear after school to establishing "Bespoke Curtains by Lesley", my journey showcases my unwavering commitment to handmade excellence in creating, supplying, and installing curtains, pelmets, and Roman blinds.


Stitching Amidst Thatcher's Era

Launching my career in Thatcher's Britain, particularly in Liverpool, was both challenging and enlightening. As the city grappled with economic adversities and a spike in unemployment, the shifting sands of industries offered lessons in adaptability. My role as a machinist in the handmade underwear sector allowed me to witness the resilience and unmatched spirit of Liverpool's people.

In a period marked by factory closures and societal shifts, the value of handcrafted precision and community support was palpable in every stitch I made.


Handmade Elegance for Homes

With the passage of time, my innate passion for handmade craftsmanship beckoned me beyond underwear. I became entranced with the expansive canvas that curtains, pelmets, and Roman blinds provided. Each window in Liverpool emerged as a unique story, eager to be adorned with handmade elegance and precision.

Ensuring each curtain, pelmet, or Roman blind is handcrafted to perfection, I've strived to blend individual visions with Liverpool's architectural charm.


Weaving Tales with Handmade Fabric Artistry

Today, "Bespoke Curtains by Lesley" stands as a beacon of my journey, gracing Liverpool homes with handmade artistry. With over 40 years of hands-on experience, every piece I create, supply, and install carries a signature touch and a legacy of dedicated craftsmanship.

Looking back, from carefully crafting handmade underwear in the backdrop of Thatcher's era to bestowing Liverpool's windows with handmade elegance, it's evident that both my craft and the city are interwoven with tales of passion, resilience, and unmatched skill - one handmade masterpiece at a time.

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