Portraits of new arrivals were used as a marker of a child's progress in the Society. Case studies of some children appeared in the newsletter 'Our Waifs and Strays' describing how they had been transformed from a 'potential street loafer' into a productive member of society. These studies were often illustrated with 'before and after' photographs, contrasting their ragged past with their new-found respectability.
I’ve really enjoyed designing and making this new Crafternoon Treats flower bunting. The flower has become bigger and more decorative and the lovely crochet blooms are set off perfectly by the tapered triangular pennants. I used Deramores Studio DK for both the pennants and the flowers and in just four colours to tone with my […]