Tuesday, 20 March 2012

Circus Days

I have always loved circuses - in fact performances of any kind! My childhood dream was a classic, to run away with the circus and magically acquire the glamour exhibited by trapeze artists. Instead, I ended up training and working as a designer. This little brooch is by way of revisiting those dreams. The willing little dog in his ruff is complemented by the lovely old Victorian quilt fabric and the pink checked feedsack, which comes from the depression days of the 30s, when showbiz glamour was the perfect way to take one's mind off the troubles of the times. In my Etsy shop:


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