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The woman in wh…

The woman in white This wire and textile figure is inspired by the novel “The Woman in White” by Wilkie Collins. Published in 1860 the novel is a mystery with secrets, hidden identites, gloomy country houses, graveyard meetings and escapes … Continue reading

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I read victorian novels and enjoy vintage fashion and ¬†sewing. I have a large collection of vintage sewing patterns, dating from 1910 onwards. My favourites are Vogue designer patterns. This 1961 pattern is by Irish designer John Cavanagh. I am … Continue reading

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