With a Couture Parisian background inspired by the Atelier of Lesage, Victoria Bain established a company to celebrate and nurture the beauty of embroidery.

Whistler’s specialisation in high-grade leather for the design industry, with its durable flat surface and excellent colour fastness, retains the embroidery excellently so that it can even be used in higher traffic areas such as hotels and restaurants. Ms Bain’s in-depth knowledge on choice of thread colour and pattern adds a depth and texture to the Whistler hides, inspiring new uses for this classic material: from wall cladding, to upholstery on banquettes and dining chairs in restaurants, to headboards and soft furnishings for residential projects.

‘My ultimate vision is to create a collection of exquisitely embroidered fabrics meeting the highest standards possible, as well as illustrating the enormous capability of the stitch and its rich textures,’ says Victoria Bain.

Visit: www.victoriabain.co.uk