Thursday, 16 July 2009

Lucienne Day fabric cushions





Am going to Manchester for a few days so will have a blogging break! Here are the cushions I made today - 50's Lucienne Day fabric Plantation (1958) and a 70's flower power cushion.

Wednesday, 15 July 2009

Orla Kiely and retro fabric cushions



Have been making more cushions today. Here are some of them.

50s transport fabrics








Here are some of my 50's transport fabrics from my collection.

Mary Quant


I bought this photo of Mary Quant from a man who saved this (and many other photos) from going into an incinerator in the 70s.

Tuesday, 14 July 2009

Marion Mahler 50s fabric





Was really lucky to come across this amazing blue geometric Marion Mahler fabric to add to my collection from the 1950's.I love the colours and am going to frame it for my wall.

Pat Albeck illustrations







Here's another of my childhood books with fab illustrations by Pat Albeck. (1970)

Fabric brooches - vintage and retro fabrics





Here are a few of the brooches I've been making for a shop in the lanes in Brighton called Appendage.