Française Dinner, March 2017

A small affair this year. But it was a date and location that were easy for me to go, so I was glad to be able to make it! We were in Annapolis this time – the room was nice, but had some weird red lighting, so my pics aren’t great.

I really need to make a new Francaise gown – I have 4 of them, believe it or not, but I have worn them multiple times. I decided to go anglaise again, and pulled out something I haven’t worn in years, mostly because it’s too big and I had to take it in, plus a quilted petticoat I’ve never actually worn.

I also wore a pin on my sash that my lovely friend Gen made for me, featuring my girl, Mary Russell. And I wore an antique cameo bracelet (Victorian, not Georgian), a Dames a La Mode necklace to match my late Georgian earrings. And some of my Georgian rings.

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Angela, who is incredibly sweet, had made Doug a gorgeous embroidered vest as a thank you for something, and since the poor guy has worn the same outfit to like every event because I am super lame about menswear – so even Doug had something new to wear. Thank you Angela – this vest is stunning!

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The Annapolis Capitol Building:
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A muff made by Stephanie:
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Loved this mural:
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Chelsea found a cat!
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Thanks to Gloria for processing the group pic and removing most of the red light!
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Gloria’s photos:
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Chelsea and her sonic screwdriver!
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