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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 I … Continue reading

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Wool Modern

Currently showing at the La Galleria on Pall Mall is the exhibition Wool Modern  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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