Jessica Corlett @jessica_flapjac
English girl making nice things and organising creative events.
Fashion-craft activities and dressmaking workshops with a vintage, historical, alt-fashion and cute-style focus.
Runner of the Otome Sewing Bee, the UKs only J-Fashion (Japan) and pretty vintage sewing and craft community.
Jessica has a had a varied professional career in arts and events coordinating, film and television production, costume and childrenswear.
Previous employers include: Disney, Warner Bros., Universal Films, BBC & CBBC, ITV, Channel 4, Sky, English National Opera, the Royal Opera House, Wicked the Musical, Angels The Costumiers, Mini Boden and the National Wedding Show.
She originally trained in BA. Costume at London College of Fashion.
She lives and breaths creative event managment and couldn’t imagine ever not doing it.
Jessica currently lives in London with her 2 cats.
Sticky Apricot Flapjack Recipe
My ultimate flapjack recipe from my days working in film and TV. A hit with greedy film crews and cricket teams.
1 tbsp. golden syrup
200g demerara sugar
100g self-raising flour
100g crushed cornflakes
150g chopped dried apricots
1/ Preheat oven to 190ºC
2/ Melt butter and syrup. Mix in apricots.
3/ In a separate bowl, mix together remaining dry ingredients.
4/ To this add the butter/apricot mixture. Stir till combined
5/ Pack into a baking tray pressing it in firmly.
6/ Bake for 15min until just firm.
7/ Cut into bars whilst still hot and then let it cool in the tray.