Design by. B is proudly Australian designed, created and owned by local Newcastle girl Brooke Osland.
Brooke graduated from TAFE NSW in 2017 with a Diploma and Advanced Diploma in Fashion Design and Technology. Currently studying to receive her Certificate IV in Training and Assessment to advance her knowledge and education.
Doing extremely well during her time at TAFE, Brooke achieved outstanding student awards at the completion of the Advanced Diploma for sewing, pattern making and design.
Competing in a regional sewing competition in 2016 – Brooke obtained 1st place and this lead her to qualify to compete nationally in the WorldSkills Australia competition for Fashion Technology. This competition involved a 3 day set showcasing your trade and skills talents. Achieving 3rd place nationally in this competition has opened up many doors and enabled Brooke to believe in her talent and start up her own business in the area she is most passionate about.
Specialising in clothing alterations, group or private sewing classes/lessons, upholstery sewing and working with clients to design and create custom made to order garments to suit their needs and wants.
Design by .B is based on slow fashion, directed towards forever wearable designs and sustainable processes. Design by. B is all hand made in house by Brooke herself enabling for the extra care, time, passion and fine finishes and details in the construction of the product.
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