• wedding dress dated from 1911

    Let’s stitch some history

    Would you like to stitch some history? Here’s a sneak peek at a new project in the works… Guess what I found in the database of the┬áHuron County Museum? This simply lovely wedding dress dating from 1911. And why was I looking for a wedding dress? No, I’m not getting married. I’m already happily so. I was looking at the wedding dress images in their catalogue because I had an idea in mind. Fellow stitchers, how much fun would it be to stitch swatches inspired by needlework items in the Huron County Museum’s collection and make a wedding dress out of the pieces? The dress pattern will be based on…

  • Stitchers invited!

    Hey, fellow stitchers, Would you like to create a wedding dress using stitched swatches of vintage textile items? In 2019, the Huron County Museum & Historic Gaol is planning a clothing textile exhibit! Creating a wedding dress using stitched recreations based on museum textile collection items would be a great way to join in the celebration. Whether you knit, crochet, sew, quilt or embroider, I welcome you to consider participating. The sample you would stitch would be your choice depending on what your interests and preferred needlework technique. Please let me know if you would be interested in participating either by emailing me or signing up for the Stitch Revival…