Tamsin graduated from the London Metropolitan University with a City & Guilds Certificate in Soft Furnishing for which she was awarded a prestigious City & Guilds Medal for Excellence. This is a nationwide award recognising outstanding work of which only one is given each year for all creative subjects taught by City & Guilds across the country.

Tamsin's work was selected to represent London Met at the New Designers 2009 exhibition at the Business Design Centre, London. She was also chosen by the Embroiderers' Guild to be part of their Graduate Showcase at the Knitting and Stitching Shows held at Alexandra Palace London and in Harrogate. Following on from this she was chosen to show at One Year On at New Designers 2010.

Tamsin also has an MA in Design from the Glasgow School of Art. She is an Associate member of the Society of Designer Craftsmen.