Monday, 3 June 2013

My grandmother was a milliner.

Her name was Violet, and I have named my blog after her.
I wish I had some of her hats to show you, but instead I'll show you my mother's hatpin collection:

And here's a hat I bought recently, from a far more recent era:

Make sure you check out your blog if you love clothes and hats from the fifties and other fabulous retro wonders.

7 comments:

  1. What a pretty collection. I don't own any hatpins. You must model some of these fabulous finds for us one day! Xx

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    1. I would love to but I don't have a handy photographer! I must teach myself to use the timer on my camera.

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  2. The hat-pins are beautiful....what a wonderful collection.
    It's wonderful that your grandmother was a milliner.......imagine what she made.
    Love V

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  3. Those pins are so pretty. I saw Brodie's post, her self-made pins are great too. xxx

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  4. Your mother's hatpins are beautiful. Thanks for the mention.

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  5. Great little collection! Hatpins are really quaint aren't they?! (feel free to join up with the collection linky if you want)
    She obviously has 3 sizes of pins - love those little fine ones on the left..
    x

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  6. My Nana was a milliner too! She lived in Invercargill. Your mother's hatpin collection is beautiful! xo

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