I finally got around to blocking some lace. I bought these kids play mats over the summer and now that our table is cleaned off, it’s the perfect time to block all this stuff I have. The orchid shawlette was my first lace project and is 3 years old. The blue and green kerchief was finished a month ago.
I have such wild Saturday nights.
1860 - 1970
Bonnet - Blue-black silk velvet and Venetian pink satin. Fully lined with black tafetta. Stiffened black net with wired edge. Trimmings of loop and tail velvet over crown. Brim and forehead band trimmed with pink cotton rose, rosebuds and russet leaves. Cream machine lace forehead band. Fastenings of long wide ties of dawn pink ribbed silk with black velvet ribbon stripe. To tie under chin. (Probably altered). (female)
Charles Paget Wade, Snowshill Manor
The bonnet of my dreams.
Oh this is pretty bad. Some of the prices for these are just horrible.
Personally this is one of my favourite tutorials on making a lace applique necklace!
Do not to let your feelings (very natural and usual ones) of momentary irritation and discomfort be seen by others; don’t (as you so often did and do) let every little feeling be read in your face and seen in your manner …
I want this whole outfit. Already got a white slip and the perfect white wedges. I could maybe dig up those gloves I bought after seeing Anna Paquin in the first X-Men movie.
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