Friday, December 26, 2014

Regency Pumpkin Tea

More November catch-up - my Mom and I went to Stephanie's regency pumpkin tea and had a lovely time!

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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!

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Jessica:

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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.

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These are pieces that were once the border of an embroidered petticoat - I want one!


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Monday, December 22, 2014

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

Downton Abbey Dinner

So *mumble* weeks ago in November, Vanessa was in town and a bunch of us got together for a Downton Abbey dinner. It was super fun and I got to wear the gown I bought from Julia. I'd altered it which ended up not being hard, and wore my ebay tiara which was actually the right period. I wore my Jump dress replica earrings and a vintage necklace with a green stone which I may or may not have gotten from Stephanie's mom Linda. Gloria and I drove up together, which was fun - and we crashed at her parents house. All and all the trip went really smoothly!

Dinner - the food was fantastic - we had to sit at two different tables that were separated by floors, which was a shame, but we somehow managed to find a place right next door after dinner where we all sat together and had drinks! So a successful evening!

My outfit:
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In the dark restaurant:
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Judy and Steve:
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Kat and Linda:
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Most but not all of us:
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My dinner - awesome risotto and pear cider - and a nutella hot chocolate from the second place we went:
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And here we all are goofing around at a giant round table at the 2nd restaurant:
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And a real group photo:
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Gloria did manage to get a nice photo of my costume at the 2nd restaurant:
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