Since graduating in 1996 with an Honours Degree in Fashion and Textiles at the University of Ulster, Christine has carved a career in both fashion and costume within the U.K. She designs and makes for Carnival, Circus, Stage, Screen, Music Videos, Large Scale Events and private commissions.
Under the Colour and Cloth label, Christine experiments with deconstructing and reconstructing garments. She redesigns and remakes them into new, contemporary accessories and homeware. Using only natural and foraged fabrics, these are designed and sold as 'REMADE IN BELFAST'.
Christine has taught over 1000 students in colleges, community groups, corporate, individual tuition and mentoring. From 8 to 85 years young, she teaches all abilities with patience, enthusiasm, and passion. Past students have set up their own sewing businesses and followed careers in fashion and costume.