Jonquil Festival 2019

Last weekend I volunteered at Old Washington Historic State Park for their annual Jonquil Festival event. The weather was beautiful, the flowers were in bloom, and we had quite a few visitors! It was a great event! The Sanders Homestead I gave tours in the Sanders Homestead along with 3 other ladies. The two of… Continue reading Jonquil Festival 2019

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Civil War Weekend at OWHSP 2017

Here are some pictures from the civil war reenactment at Old Washington Historic State Park last November: Since I was the only lady not dressed out on Saturday night I was put on chili making duty.....that way none of the ladies got their dresses dirty. (; The sanctuary of the Methodist church, this church has… Continue reading Civil War Weekend at OWHSP 2017

1860 Wrapper Progress

I worked all this past weekend so on Saturday I took the wrapper pattern and pieces to work. I hand stitched the bodice together and the cuffs to the cuff linings. I forgot how long it takes me to hand stitch anything, but it was nice to have something to do to keep me occupied!… Continue reading 1860 Wrapper Progress