Sue Rangeley specialises in crafted embroideries for contemporary dress, one-off accessories and textile art. Her professional career started in 1976 when she entered Vogue House, London, with a collection of embroidered bags and waistcoats. By 1977, her famous ‘Waterlily’ waistcoat launched an order for one hundred silk applique jackets for the designer Bill Gibb (1943–1988). The Victoria & Albert Museum, London, has one of the couture commissions she embroidered for Bill Gibb in their permanent collection.
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