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Border four

Geometric makes a change. I really like the couched dark blue silk, I’m glad I went with that instead of all gold, I quite fancy using it somehow in future.


Started stitching the altar hanging

I finally got my needle to this & started with some silk in the corner & quickly realised I needed to complete the gold circle first. 144 more words


Duchess Kate: peach lacy maternity dress and coat by Jenny Packham

Bespoke delicate daisy lace dress with silver grey ribbon detail and an empire waist beneath a peach silk shantung coat  by Jenny Packham.

Kate looks very pretty in this dress and coat, it is very elegant and the colour is delightful. 28 more words

Duchess Kate Fashion

Loss and Dyeing: Fading, Conservation, and Orchil Dyes in Tapestries

This is the first of a several part series of posts on textile conservation at the Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam. 

Go into any historic house or museum with tapestry displays, and you will likely be confronted with beautiful and strange landscapes of cool colours. 1,424 more words



What are you wearing in this heat? A few nights ago, we made a right summer dinner, but not summery enough in the preparation; the kitchen was hotter than we’d planned, and all four of us were in there, and now the little French Laundry dress that had looked so cute behind the Toile de Jouy apron now smells like smoke and onions. 179 more words

Dinner Party

#TBT Silk - Happy Days

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