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for the love of pyjamas

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Who spends 3 hours starching and pressing Victorian through 1930s apparell and loves it? Me. I love the way something rumpled and creased is moved to crispness, the life breathed back into the garment. I love wondering about the last time the blouse or dress was treated with care and respect and believing that I've imparted a bit of my passion for each detail in a garment that will one day move on to a new life. I love the smell and the quiet and peace of it.   Today I hope to shoot all the pieces I starched, and...

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