- Alison Smith, the UK’s premier teacher of dressmaking, tailoring and corsetry.
- Alison Smith the first person awarded an MBE for services to Sewing and Corsetry!
- Alison Smith, author of the best selling book – The Sewing Book – over 300,000 copies sold wordwide.
- Alison Smith also author of Dressmaking, Sew Step by Step and due out in 2014, Dressmaking Step by Step.
- Alison participates at many sewing shows around the country and writes regularly in sewing magazines.
- Alison the principal teacher in the school of sewing, concentrating on fit and technique.