Ellie Laycock is an award-winning entrepreneur, author, artist and photographer with a passion for upcycling, interior design and discovering the hidden stories behind vintage textiles and the skilled hands that made them. Ellie's luxury homeware company, Hunted and Stuffed (TM), specialises in sourcing exquisite vintage and antique Japanese kimono silks and brocades. She gives them a new lease of life by inventively transforming them into stunning limited edition pillows, throws and other creations. These 'Homeware with History' pieces sell to clients worldwide. Ellie lives in London, with her young family, trusty camera and vintage sewing machine.