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Archive for July 2016

Coleridge Cottage: The Return!

Heading Back to Coleridge 8th – 12th Sept Back in March we attended Coleridge Cottage as a display for their Dress like a Georgian Weekend. We’ve now been invited back in to do another display but bigger this time; with the whole of the Garden Room for […]

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An 1805 Ensemble….

Gun Deck Tea Time! Our task was to create a complete outfit that would’ve been suitable for a lieutenant’s wife on a Napoleonic gun deck for an 1805 reenactment. What an excuse for a perfect bit of research! We studied 5 shifts at Bath, 3 corset options […]

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The Return from Chalke Valley!

The Chalke Valley History Festival! I’m sure our vehicle weighed heavier on the way home from the festival because of all the mud, but there you go. Gown, petticoats, apron, boots, all needed a thorough banging out before they were even shown the inside of a washing […]

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