Country Homes & Interiors

“I started with £200 and a sewing machine that blew all the fuses in the house”

Making a living from sewing her own sketches was just one of the ideas Penzance-based designer Poppy Treffry had when she finished college. Fortunately, Poppy’s early ideas, based on her drawings of Cornish scenery, nature and the charm of seaside living, created a lot of interest. Soon she had a successful home accessory brand on her hands and the belief she could establish her own creative path in life.

‘After my degree doing textiles and a stint helping creative cooperative companies launch themselves abroad,

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