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From my Sketchbook: Hearth & Home...

EDIT: You can now buy this pattern as a PDF here or as a Paper Pattern here.

As an idealistic architectural student - many (many) moons ago - I fell in love with the Arts & Crafts movement. Established at the end of the C19th, the V&A describes it as "a movement born of...a concern for the effects of industrialisation: on design, on traditional skills and on the lives of ordinary people. In response, it established a new set of principles for living and working. It advocated the reform of art at every level and across a broad social spectrum, and it turned the home into a work of art..." {You can read more about it here}

The Red House, Bexleyheath, designed by Morris & Webb