Monday, December 31, 2012

Plaid Heirloom Hanky Dress

I was so honored to be able to make this Heirloom Hanky Dress for Katie Dix. She is a talented lecturer and fellow collector of vintage hankies.
This wonderful plaid hanky and rhinestone buttons belonged to Katie's mother, Mary Cleeton (b. 1920 in Vinita OK;  d. 1998 in Nashville TN). She served in the US Navy during World War II, married in Califonia in 1947, raised her family in Nashville, and spent her working career as a creative writer for Jack Daniels Distillery.


For more info about Katie, you can visit her website at

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