It Was Always

Textiles

I grew up watching my grandmother sew. We would pick out a dress pattern, find the perfect fabric, and gather all the notions. Stationed between a sewing machine and an ironing board she would transform bolts of fabric into gorgeous dresses. The process always seemed magical.

Then in high school, a group of students came by promoting North Carolina State University’s College of Textiles. You could major in textiles? I had found my path! As I headed off to NC State to become a textile designer (2 whole miles away from home) everyone told me I was crazy. "That’s all in China!" "It’s a dying industry." "All the mills are closing!"

Their fears were justified though- my dad grew up in a mill town (and current ghost town) and many of my aunts and uncles had been laid off from textile companies. But I pictured myself creating - designing beautiful prints, selecting the best fabrics, pouring over color charts and doing what had always made me so happy. I studied hard and learned the fundamentals, the industry, and how to create a quality product from start to finish.

After graduating, paying my dues making patterns and conducting time studies, and then spending several years in design and marketing, I got the opportunity to move to my dream city.

It Was Always

Charleston

It’s impossible not to be charmed by the history, character, and timeless beauty. I couldn’t wait to start my shift from enchanted tourist to proud local. I loved exploring the peninsula - experiencing the different boroughs and their distinctive personalities, attempting to soak it all in! I’m still under Charleston’s spell and the city inspires me daily with its vibrant beauty and southern charm.

I started Borough to combine my two loves: Textiles and Charleston. My prints celebrate the Lowcountry lifestyle and production takes place in Charleston using organic cotton fabric from North Carolina. So when you buy from Borough you're getting a quality product infused with Southern love (and Grandmother approved).

Ashley Worrall

Locate

Be the Change Boutique : 218 King Street B, Charleston, SC 29401

Cannonborough Collective : 185A St Philip St, Charleston, SC 29403

Size Chart

Size
Bust
Natural Waist
Hip

XS

32

25 - 26

35 - 36

S

34

26 - 28

36 - 38

M

34 - 36

28 - 30

38 - 40

L

36 - 38

30 - 32

40 - 42

XL

39 - 40

32 - 34

42 - 44

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Borough accepts returns and exchanges on purchases made directly through our website as long as the product is not visibly worn or damaged and is returned within 30 days of purchase. When returning or exchanging your purchase, return shipping is free.

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Borough
ATTN: Returns/Exchanges
1000 Johnnie Dodds Blvd, Ste 103-157
Mt Pleasant, SC 29464

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