The use of ticking for decorative purposes is not a recent trend. Seventy years ago, the American decorating original, Sister Parish, made use of ticking fabric evoking a “cozy old-money, part opulent, part hand-me-down, English country house aesthetic. “¹
An online perusal attests that ticking featured décor has not diminished, but rather expanded. Reminiscent of a more humble time, the clean simple lines and color tones of cotton ticking inspires a modern-vintage lure without kitsch.
A couple of years ago, I opened up a little vintage and collectibles etsy shop, tin buttons. An art education degree and an ISTE Capstone certification (international society for technology in education) has certainly helped with the online business learning curve.