Bespoke Garments

A heartfelt thank you for my beautiful dress and I am thrilled to receive the exquisite tunic. I really appreciate the care and attention you have given to my order . The linen fabric is perfect . I am excited to wear these special pieces . I hope I will have an opportunity to thank you in person. GLENDA

Hi Kat, Coat received. STUNNING is the word. KEITH

Skirt has arrived! Made a rainy Saturday into a joyful day! Skirt has arrived! Made a rainy Saturday into a joyful day! MARY

I wanted to write immediately to thank you for my beautiful clothes! I’m just home from An 80 something hour week and exhausted but trying these beauties on tonight has been such bliss! ALISON

My dear Kat, How I Iove to see that familiar brown paper parcel and your writing! And as for the contents! Couldn’t be happier. Love the shirts and the selvedge! Great idea. They’re totally perfect. IAN

People kept coming up to me all day and saying: please may I take a photo of you in that beautiful coat! Thank you for giving me that wonderful boost and a little confidence. SALLY

The culottes are sensational and I adore them! HELEN

ITS ARRIVED... I love love love it & it’s a perfect fit. Thanks so much for all your help - I’ll be back!!LINDA

Just to say that the shirt and waistcoat have arrived and they are beyond beautiful! The shirt in particular is so nice I’d like to come over to you at a later date to look at getting some more.KIEREN

The dress is absolutely gorgeous, thank you so so much !!! Again you guys have delivered perfection! CHARLOTTE

What a wonderful scene at your open weekend! I love my jacket, it is so beautifully designed, cut and sewn and in such gorgeous fabric, wow, I feel incredibly lucky. PIERS

“I so love working out ideas out with you guys , you are so clever and lovely to be with . The whole Blue Barn experience is a joy !” CHARLOTTE

“The shirts arrived yesterday - I couldn’t be more thrilled with them - I adore them - feel like they’re the shirts I’ve been waiting for my whole life - haha, really, not actually kidding!” LUCY

It’s gorgeous! I really love it and the craft of it is beautiful… It fits perfectly and goes so well with the blue barn shirt I bought” HILARY

“My wonderful skirt arrived, beautifully presented, safely today. If it hadn't been pouring with rain all day I would have danced with glee in it in the garden!  Thank you so very much, it's even nicer in fact than the photos indicate. Perfect fit and beautiful material.” LYNN

“Thanks Kat, it arrived today, it’s soooo beautiful and feels like I’ve known it forever, probably will sleep in it!! Thankyou so much.” KATE

“I absolutely adore the shirt - it gets rave reviews every time I wear it. My waistcoat too … They are treasure I will have for life.” DOREEN

“Tell tailor Ken he is a legend!! Love my shirt!!”  INA

“Exceeds all my expectations. I love it. Thank you so much.” DANIEL

"Magnificent clothes, I love my coat so much and I can’t think of anyone who would wear it more or with as much pride as I." JOE

“If you like hand-made clothes then you definitely should know about Kat and her team. The craftsmanship is impeccable, hands down the most beautiful piece of clothing that I own.” NAOMI

We will help you to customise something truly special that you will cherish for years to come. You can visit us for the day and browse the collection, or you can see us at one of our shows (see Homepage) but you can also order remotely by contacting us

The price of your BlueBarn.Life garment will depend upon the fabrics you choose and the work involved to make it, but will be approximately the same as an equivalent ready-made garment (see our Collection).

Design Process

1. Style & Size

Select your style from the Collections pages and Lookbook. The details of each garment design can be seen on the our styles page.

Order your toile(s) to try on. We have made up toiles of each style in every size, and you may want to order more than one to see what suits you best.

Return the toile to us, noting any changes (e.g. hem length, extra ease underarm etc.) required. The cost of the toile will be credited against the finished cost of the bespoke garment.

2. Fabrics

Choose your fabric from our store of dozens of delicious textiles - vintage and new, hand-dyed, handwoven, luxurious or rustic. Find out more about our wonderful, sustainable textiles here. We will send you a selection of samples by post.

3. Buttons & More

Rummage through our button boxes to find treasures that complete your creative journey. Easy if you visit us, but we can send photos by email.

4. Ken, Our Tailor

Sit back while our tailor Ken makes up your garment in 2-4 weeks. It will be finished for you by hand.

You will receive your unique BlueBarn.Life garment in the post.

“It has arrived, Kat! Beautifully packaged and exciting to open. I have quickly tried it on over jeans and jumper and it looks magnificent and fits perfectly. This has made me so happy.”

Love, Christine x