The idea for The Old Haberdashery was hatched many years ago in a dusty old attic in Slovenia when a love of rummaging and recycling took hold and never left.

Thus followed many years of jumble sales, foraging, making, studying, exhibiting, travelling, teaching and living in far flung places.

Today, in the East Sussex countryside, in the pretty village of Ticehurst, you will discover a little shop of ideas created and curated by Sonia Boriczewski.

Sonia’s ethos centres around a passion for recycling and reusing objects and for rediscovering the joys of making something new out of something old. Traditional craftsmanship, the handmade and beauty in the patina of age are all key. Today it’s about balancing old and new together and championing the art of creative living.

Photo credit  Julia Smith ©


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