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.
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Emphasing the elegance of a bygone era, each lady is named after a first class Pullman carriage from the Brighton Belle train
Vintage fabrics form the starting point for these pieces.
Cocktail Hour draws on movies from the golden age of Hollywood