This gown was a fun 2019 project, I took it from an original pattern sheet to finished garment…I’ve made two versions for clients this year as well, this style has been popular! We’re currently sizing up some other original patterns, so 2020 will have some great original looks.
Prior Attire Ball- Bath
New clients, more travel, a corgi puppy added to the family….I am grateful for the blessing of another year spent with friends, family, and fabric shopping! This gown was a confection of silks and extant laces, and I enjoyed every minute wearing it. Most of my 2019 work was for clients, so next year’s pictures will be fun. 🙂
A Few More From Bath…
And We’re Back!
It was a long week in England and we’re still recovering a bit. Now it’s time to get back into the normal routine and catch up on everything that’s been going on in LA in our absence. Interestingly enough, it seems that the weather from Bath followed us home and it’s been cool and cloudy here in Southern California- go figure. 🙂 Over the next week or so, we’ll be posting pictures from our trip and otherwise commenting on everything we did over there. In the meantime, here’s a few pictures to get you started…
Stay tuned for more!
The Morning After…
Part of the fun going to the the Prior Attire Ball is the morning after where we typically spend Sunday out and about in Bath in Victorian clothes. 🙂 First, we went to breakfast at the Pump Room:
And you can “take the waters of Bath”…
Afterwards, we had to work off that breakfast so we went rowing on the Avon River:
The Scenery was marvelous although I didn’t get much of a chance to look at it since I was rowing… 🙂
It was a beautiful day to go rowing- the weather was cool and crisp and my choice of outfit was perfect. Although it was a bit choppy at the start, my Boy Scout rowing techniques eventually kicked in (it’s been like 40 years) and things worked out perfectly. I’d definitely do it again! 🙂