Kirsty Hartley - Blogtacular

Kirsty Hartley

Designer & Author - Wild Things
Creative Genius Bar

Kirsty is a designer, author and creative business entrepreneur. Founder of childrens clothing brand Wild Things, Kirsty is renowned for playful, bold and colourful designs for children which she sells to an international audience.

Her original designs went viral their debut week on Etsy Kirsty successfully scaled her business and met the demands that came with it. Her past career includes lecturing in Fashion and Textiles at MMU’s School of Design, and working with major brands to deliver creative fashion and product ranges. Wild Things grew from a need to balance creative work and family.

Author of two beautiful sewing books, Kirsty is passionate about the making process, and advocator of skilled UK made design. She is a regular contributor to Mollie Makes and Simply Sewing magazine.

Kirsty will be on the Creative Genius Bar, offering one to one business advice, from would be start ups to developing a work life balance, scaling your business and everything else in between.

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