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Sweet little 1880's shoes

Here is a sweet little pair of shoes from 1883.  I love the little flower on the toes.

These 1907 shoes are kinda cute too.  The beading is a bit grubby but we can imagine what they might have looked like back in the day…

Museum Dresses



Provenance: Maryland, USA

Label: none


Printed wool, cotton and linen girl’s dress. Long sleeves with gigot applied in printed wool, mid-calf length skirt, pleated back which closes with hooks and eyes, bloused front. 333 more words


Regeneration - Pat Barker

BOOK #170
Reviewer: Beth’s List Love (review previously published February 5, 2014)

The books in this trilogy have received awards and huge critical acclaim, but I was having trouble getting excited about starting them. 318 more words


Cass Gilbert's U.S. Supreme Court Building

Yesterday was the first day of Session II of our Keeler Kids summer program. This week, kids entering grades 4-6 will learn about life in Ridgefield’s Gilded Age. 528 more words


Newbery Review: The Singing Tree

World War I tragedies + Hungarian history + strong, courageous characters = I’ve teared up more over this book than probably any of the children for whom this book was written.   848 more words

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Happy Sunday

Hope your weekend has been good so far.  I’m hoping that I will have some sewing progress for you tomorrow but for now…how about some more lovelies from the Canadian Costume Museum. 7 more words

Museum Dresses

Old Treasures

There’s something about holding, seeing, and clutching something old that just – well, strikes at the heart.  It’s touching to see the relationships and daily lives of those in the past, firsthand.   176 more words

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