Dresses & Yarn

30. Low femme fat lady of color. Living in a small town between a lake, mountains, and the Canadian border. Midwestern girl at heart. Always keeping busy.

#lace

Finished my shawlette yesterday and started on this sideways #lace #scarf calls Snails from “Ocean Breezes: Knitted Scarves Inspired By the Sea.” #knitting

Finished my shawlette yesterday and started on this sideways #lace #scarf calls Snails from “Ocean Breezes: Knitted Scarves Inspired By the Sea.” #knitting

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.

ornamentedbeing:

1860 - 1970

Summary description

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)

Provenance

Charles Paget Wade, Snowshill Manor

The bonnet of my dreams.

ornamentedbeing:

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 …

Queen Victoria

c.1900-05

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.

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.