THIS is a first! A restored piece of furniture, inspired by (and named after) Alma Whittaker! Oh, how I love the way inspiration spirals about the world! 🙂

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Lottie, the devil, fat Bertha, my own personal everest. I've called this chair many things in it's resurrection, but ultimately her name is Alma, after pioneering moss botanist alma whittaker. #timorousbeasties #warwickfabricsaustralia #vintagevelvet

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