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Jan. 4th, 2010

Daria

QOTD

"You'll always be my friend...you know too much"

credit given to an christmas decoration at walmart..
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Dec. 16th, 2009

stress

where is your "change"?

Does anyone else think it is ironic that the protestors at the Climate conclave (which are protesting the slow-ness of us "doing" anything) are turning a short car ride into a "2 train, bus, 1 mile walk" adventure for anyone that is to attend?

I for one will stay home with my car parked so as not to use gas and enjoy my new insulated windows. TYVM.

Oct. 9th, 2009

Daria

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Since when did my standard 15 gallon kitchen trash can shrink to the now standard 13 gallon bags?

So not amused

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Sep. 20th, 2009

Daria

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 Busy week filling orders this week.  Believe I shouldn't try to sew tonight as not much will get accompolished.

More later when the brain works.

Sep. 16th, 2009

WWAD

Things I learn watching top chef

 Note to self:  If ever in a cooking competiton, never make pasta salad as your dish.  

 
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project runway

Elizabethian Gown for sale on Ebay!!

Cross post at will - I know the maker and the dress is currently in my possession.   

I am selling off one of my fancier Elizabethan gowns (actually it's Italian, but contemporaneous) AND the undergarments and accoutrements - smock, drawers, stays, farthingale, partlet, ruffs, and snood. Everything but shoes and stockings. Hunter green robe over a cream colored under gown with lots of gold trim. Made for a smallish lady, roughly a size 8-10. Smaller than I am now, which is one reason I've put it on the market.

It's up for auction on eBay: http://tinyurl.com/Gown-for-sale
(Item #290348400953) I've got it up for a long time, 10 days, to allow plenty of time for people to become aware that it's up there.

Lots more description behind the cut.Collapse )
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Sep. 4th, 2009

Li'll drummer boy

outdoor creatures

 The good news is that Crash isn't allergic to yellow jackets.

The bad news is Hubby is.

Guess who gets to hang the bee trap tonight.  After dark.  when the beasties go to sleep.

yippy me.

Aug. 31st, 2009

Pied Piper

Coronation Garb Assistance Thanks

**Names corrected below** 

I would like to express my thanks to everyone that assisted me in completing Their Majesties' coronation garb for last weekend:
 
Baroness Guenievre de Monmarché of Windmasters Hill (embroidery & completion)
Lady Margaret Cochrane (embroidered spikes)
Lord Lukas Briarly (embroidery)
 
        For their beautiful work on the embroidered silk velvet cuffs for both of their Majesties;
 
Baroness Janina Krakowska of Storvik (embroidery)
 
Lady Tirzah MacCrudden (completion)

        For their stunning work on the silk taffeta belt

I also need to thank Lady Maria Beatriz la Mora CoP aka Khalillah aka Bambi  for all her work pearling and pearlingand pearling His Majesty's shuba (the dark blue tunic) and Her Majesty's Sarafan (the dress)

I need to thank Posadnitsa Sfandra Dmitrieva Chernigova from the East for their research and assistance to an unknown Atlantian at Pennsic in downloading russian research and Lady Christiana Chaikinaia of Lochmere for allowing me to double check my research with her over the phone.

I'd also like to thank those that lended unnoticed assistance in personal support, namely my lord, Lord Aramon de Contigy - he put up with way too many late nights of sewing and then took a day off of work to tag along :)

Now I can sleep!
(Please comment if you name is here if you wish to have other people know about your blogs.)
 
Pied Piper

Atlantian Coronation

Photos are up... over 60 of them...

http://picasaweb.google.com/Kerri.Martinsen/AtlantiaCoronationOfVladKalisa#

Whew!

 

Aug. 27th, 2009

project runway

Russian Garb

Russian Garb:  Easy to make, impossible to finish.

I really want another week just to PEARL.

*sigh*

But there is bling.  Lotsa bling.  This bit is thanks to Bambi.  




For more you have to come on Saturday.  Or wait until Next week
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