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Ruff

I recently made a Ruff (ish…) As a present for my lovely sister… Based on this painting by Antoine-Jean Gros of Madame Récamier. (Interesting lady, she was born at Lyons, in 1777, you can read up on her cool/turbulent life here http://library.untraveledroad.com/Ch/JLord/Beacon/Women/Recamier/Recamier.htm) I … Continue reading

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Wool Modern

Currently showing at the La Galleria on Pall Mall is the exhibition Wool Modern http://www.campaignforwool.org/woolmodern/.  Part of the ongoing campaign for wool as run by HRH the Prince of Wales. The Curator, Charlotte Lurot had commissioned the design studio Not … Continue reading

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Stich stich stich

For the longest time I have admired the jacket in this painting (without knowing who painted it, or when it’s from) Silk embroidery is a wonderful art form but buying an antique would be far out of my price range, instead I am … Continue reading

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Starch and Lace

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