Senior Embroidery Designer and Tutor
Cheshire based Atelier Saint Clare was founded by Stephanie Bonneau. Born in France, Stephanie always wanted to be an embroiderer and after graduating from embroidery school she realised her passion.
Throughout her career Stephanie has worked for prestigious embroidery houses in Paris such as Atelier Lesage, Atelier Cecil Henry, Atelier Hurel. Here Stephanie was involved in tambour beading and hand embroidery for various collections including Chanel,Christian Dior, Valentino, Louis Vuitton, Armani, Givenchy and Balenciaga.
After moving to England Stephanie worked at Hand & Lock progressing to the position of Head Embroiderer and managing a team to deliver bespoke embroidery pieces. While at Hand & Lock Stephanie had the opportunity to represent both Her Majesty’s Diamond Jubilee celebrations and the London 2012 Olympic Games by delivering embroidery pieces for both events. Other projects included working on projects for Rolls Rolls and the artist Gilbert & George, pieces for Vera Wang, Stella McCartney, Burberry and Swarovski among many others.