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.
Continue reading “Horrocks @ The Fashion & Textile Museum – Part 1”
A new acquisition of a safety pins. A new addition to my vintage kit.
Vintage, small brass covered safety pins are a staple piece of kit in my projects.
Some are given pride of place on the front of my work, incorporated in mixed media design and embroidery art.
Whilst some are used the old fashion way as fasteners on the back of pieces.
|Small vintage brass safety pins
My favourite use is utilising them is as a ‘pin’ to hang found objects from.
The bonus for my latest collection of pins, was the addition of the vintage packaging which I like to use as a background to display textile art. The wording, the font and colours also provide inspiration for future projects.
A Safety Pin is a very versatile piece of kit.
I am so thrilled to have the latest copy of Reloved Magazine, which includes a feature on the work of Jessie Chorley.
Continue reading “Reloved! Look what arrived in the post today!”