Archive for March, 2011
Hunted and Stuffed’s first silk scarf cushion – Picasso woman in vintage silk.
First silk scarf cushion hot off the sewing machine & it’s a big one! I sourced this striking silk twill scarf featuring a portrait of a woman and signed by Picasso and teamed it with a vintage green silk (which I picked up in Spain from the costume box of a long-defunct ballet company) for […] Read More
Keep Calm and Carry On Battle Of Britain Upcycled Cushion
Here is the companion piece to my first commemorative cushion. Featuring the “Keep Calm and Carry On” motif in black text on a white background on one side and a map of Britain on the other. The reverse depicts ‘THE BATTLE OF BRITAIN’ with the map of the UK showing RAF Fighter Command airfields. Five […] Read More
Keep Calm and Carry On – D-Day Commemorative Cushion
Another pair of vintage Tea Towels that seemed to form a natural alliance. This time the iconic “Keep Calm and Carry On” motif designed by the Ministry Of Information during the Second World War. White text on a red background. Side two depicts OPERATION OVERLORD, the codename for the Battle of Normandy, and the Normandy […] Read More
Remade Vintage 1950s Barkcloth Lucienne Day set of 4 orange cushions.
This gorgeous vintage 1950s fabric was hunted last month. It’s a barkcloth in a beautiful rich orange with tree silhouettes printed on top in a Lucienne Day style – very mid century modern! I teamed it with a heavy light grey wool to really make the orange stand out. There was enough fabric to make […] Read More