What I’ve Been Up to – October, part 2

Sooooo… I basically haven’t had time to post since early-mid October. So here’s some pictures and stuff. Remember when there were pretty flowers and it wasn’t winter? Kitty! Mmm…coffee! Doug made these awesome maps from our summer team project, where we walked to Mordor as a group! The dots are the mileage for each day – and we each got … Continue Reading →

Regency Pumpkin Tea

More November catch-up – my Mom and I went to Stephanie’s regency pumpkin tea and had a lovely time! Wearing my new Robert Land shoes with American Duchess stockings, and a vintage petticoat I bought a while ago – glad I had it, it was cold! Judy displays a shocking amount of leg! Jessica: Gloria’s photo: Gloria’s photo: Gloria’s awesome … Continue Reading →

Winterthur extent clothes and things!

Winterthur also had some lovely extent clothes and other embroidered pieces on display. This was a set of 18th century pockets which were *huge*. My hand is in one of the pics for scale. These are pieces that were once the border of an embroidered petticoat – I want one! This bag had slits on the side, just like a … Continue Reading →

Downton exhibit

I was lucky enough to get to go to the Downton Abbey exhibit at Winterthur again back in November – round 2 of exhibit pics here: https://www.flickr.com/photos/maggie42/sets/72157649439839595/ Round 1 of pics from May was here: https://www.flickr.com/photos/maggie42/sets/72157645030253726/

Winterthur Grounds

So the day after Vanessa’s dinner, some of us met up at Winterthur to see the Downton exhibit again and wander the grounds. I didn’t really have anything to wear in cold weather in the right period, nor do my knees do well with a lot of walking in heels or costume shoes, I opted for muggle clothes. Beth, on … Continue Reading →