Leaping from beige to bright by by the decade, ladies garments from 1850 to 1980 tell an evolutionary tale of fashion at Jefferson County Historical Society’s 2023 textiles exhibit, “The Art of the Dress”.
Needlework & Textiles
A New Look for an Old Needlepoint Footstool
Horse hair & straw padding? No way! After a year and a half of stitching, my recovered footstool is a beauty!
You will LOVE the “Jane Austen: Fashion & Sensibility” Exhibit!
I’m always in for a roadtrip to see dreamy costumes like those from Jane Austen films or Downton Abbey, or Jacqueline Kennedy’s or Princess Diana’s wedding gowns!
Beautiful Textiles Grace “Art of the Dress” Exhibit
May 2-June 30, enjoy Jefferson County Historical Society’s lovely textiles exhibit of ladies’ fashions, “The Art of the Dress.”
Spring at the Speed: Mixin’ it Up with “Codeswitch”
“Sanford Biggers: Codeswitch” took all my preconceptions of upcycled vintage quilts and quite frankly blew them up.
A Stitching Retreat with New Friends at Clifty Falls State Park
If there’s one thing I learned at the retreat, it’s that you can’t pigeonhole a needlepointer!
What’s Your Christmas Stocking’s Story?
If you hang stockings as a Christmas tradition, what’s the story behind your family’s treasures? Are they a mix of old and new? Are they handmade? Did you find them in a catalog or fall in love with them at a favorite shop?
An Inspiring Week at the Crossnore Weaving School
Best weaving class I’ve ever taken! OK, the first… but it was terrific!
Sittin’ and Stitchin’ with Friends… Join Us?
We’re meeting at the Fairfield Inn again on Thursday, November 11th, 2-4pm. BYO stitching project and join us!
A Room Full of Vintage Quilts? I’m All In!
Beautiful quilts from the Ohio County Historical Society’s collection are on display in Rising Sun, Indiana through April 10, 2021. The setting is wonderful, and so are the quilts.