It was John Lewis’s best selling fabric design for over fifteen years. In fact, Judy Faraday, John Lewis’s fabric Archivist, says that the number of metres of Daisychain produced could have stretched from Cookham (where the archive is located) to Moscow.
I had a conversation on Facebook the other day with Dawn, another Daisychain fan. We speculated on how many different colours of Daisychain had been produced.
As well as the blue at the top I also have this green one, from which you may remember I made a skirt:
It was a lovely surprise to turn the page and spot the news that my favourite design is being reissued as part of John Lewis’s 150th anniversary celebrations!
The new version can be found on a range of products, including bags, tin mugs, purses and umbrellas. The catalogue also mentions upholstery fabric and curtains, though I can find no trace of those as yet.