I am grateful to the MMU textiles department for the loan of dress forms; to Angus Reece, Harriet Appleby and Martin Appleby for their support and assistance; and the Academic and Technical staff at MMU.

Special thanks to Alan Jones, John Crabtree, Alan Sams, John Goodwin, Sylvia Waltering, Jacqeline Butler and Kevin Hindle at MMU for their help with this project, and to Sidney Simon and Ian Simpson of Slaughterhouse Studios for their incisive feedback at a crucial stage of The Red Archives development.