Elisalex de Castro Peake

Designer
Content Creator

Co-founder of indie sewing pattern label By Hand London, Elisalex de Castro Peake originally trained as a shoemaker at London College of Fashion and spent four years working in the fashion industry before turning her passion for sewing and self-sufficient style into a career. De Castro Peake heads up the creative and social side of BHL, designing and sampling new patterns, creating online tutorials and social media content, as well as teaching sewing and handcrafts all over the UK, and contributing regularly to various sewing and craft publications.

Co-founder of indie sewing pattern label By Hand London, Elisalex de Castro Peake originally trained as a shoemaker at London College of Fashion and spent four years working in the fashion industry before turning her passion for sewing and self-sufficient style into a career. De Castro Peake heads up the creative and social side of BHL, designing and sampling new patterns, creating online tutorials and social media content, as well as teaching sewing and handcrafts all over the UK, and contributing regularly to various sewing and craft publications.