Hannah Alice Marples
Hannah graduated from the University of Huddersfield in 2018 with a First Class degree in Costume with Textiles, specialising in embroidery. During her time at university, she underwent a placement year in her third year where she began to specialise in historical costume and textiles. Since then, Hannah has worked for reenactors, museums, film and TV; including starring in BBC4's six episodes of A Stitch In Time. Hannah was also photographed for the project Artfully Dressed: Women in the Art World by Carla Van De Puttelaar in 2018.
Currently, Hannah undertakes costume commissions, digitises patterns for The Tudor Tailor books (The Typical Tudor and The King's Servants), occasionally films YouTube videos and works as a Gallery Coordinator at The Portland Collection & Harley Gallery, Welbeck. To view The Portland Collection 17th Century Costume in Portraiture talk, click here. Hannah also sells her printed fabrics and historically inspired textiles and embroideries on Etsy. She has also been known to write articles for Foundations Revealed and has recently written an article for The Costume Society's Guest Blog, click here!
Hannah's passions lie within historical costume, embroideries and tech! She often likes combining all aspects and challenging herself through the boundaries of historical accuracy whilst having a playful approach with modern technologies.