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Holly Dolly 1940s Stye Christmas Brooch 7


A modern twist on a 1940s make do and mend idea when clothing was scarce and jewellery was expensive many women turned to homemade fripperies, button necklaces , electrical wire brooches etc and using odds and end of fabrics to make jewellery. My Holly Dolly brooches take inspiration from a pattern from a 1940s magazine showing you how to cheer up your outfit with a “Pin on Girl” using fabric and wool scraps to make a 'pretty girl for your lapel' ! This festive Holly Dolly brooch is made from vintage style Christmas fabric with felt holly leaves and metal bells, she has an embroidered face and needle felted hair , on the back she has a brooch pin to keep her secure .