Ladies & Gentlemen

This work is inspired by my collection of 1940’s Stitchcraft magazines.  I particularly like the exaggerated poses of the models and also the advertisements which illustrate a variety of aspects of domestic life in this era.

Handkerchiefs

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Brighton Belles

Emphasing the elegance of a bygone era, each lady is named after a first class Pullman carriage from the Brighton Belle train

Vintage Inspiration

Vintage fabrics form the starting point for these pieces.

Cocktail Hour draws on movies from the golden age of Hollywood

Bathers
A Man for all Seasons
Individual scenes

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