Maggi Loughran trained at the highly renowned London College of Furniture and now has 25 years’ experience in both making and teaching soft furnishings and upholstery.
After qualifying Maggi was offered a post at London Metropolitan University and worked there as the senior technician and part time tutor in the textile area for 21 years.
Past commissions have included Cinderella’s coach at Euro Disney, work for Chatsworth House and Soft Furnishings for the Oxford Library.
Maggi has been awarded a Licentiate from City & Guilds in 1996 in acknowledgement for her work as a soft furnisher and tutor and also elected as an Honorary Yeoman in 2012 from the Worshipful Company of Upholders in recognition for her teaching.
After leaving her full time post at the University three years ago, Maggi has set up two new spaces; one for the business side and the other a training area for students where she teaches a variety of Soft Furnishing skills.