Horrocks was renowned for being one of the leading companies to bring ready-to-wear garments to the high street after WW2.
Horrocks in the 1950’s
If like me, you love your 1950’s prints, then feast your eyes on these beautiful garments.
I adore the colours, pattern and tailoring in each and every garment.
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A pincushion is a staple part of any Stitcher’s kit. Yet for me there is one very special pincushion that I hold dear to my heart.
There are several objects in my sewing room that mean a great deal to me, but there is one thing that means the world to me. I use it every day.
This was made as a gift for me, by my beautiful daughter when she was aged 6….. she is now 21 and I love it….. my very own caterpillar pin cushion.
Do you have a special sewing item or vintage haberdashery notions that you cannot live with out? Share your thoughts below.
The recent touring exhibition, ‘On My Mother’s Knee’, at Llantarnam Grange Arts Gallery looked like a must see,.
Next best thing
Although I was unable to visit the exhibition, I am thrilled to have the next best thing, just delivered. A copy of the Exhibition catalogue – I am so happy !
Let’s have a look inside !
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