Crochet blanket pattern based on Delftware pottery.The blanket is made from 33 repeated crochet hexagon motifs and 4 half motifs which are made in 3 different colour ways. Once complete the motifs are crocheted together on the reverse side to create the blanket.The design uses a total of 26 50g balls of Millamia Naturally Soft Merino in 6 shades.The design uses common stitches and is written in UK terminology.
Navy-and-white trifold menus, accented with gold-foil tennis ball motifs, sat on the bread plates at the reception dinner. The message on the front? "Dinner is served." (They just couldn’t resist the pun.) Courses took another witty turn, instead dubbed "Set 1," "Set 2," and "Set 3."
Bustle gown with ball and dinner bodices, by Charles Frederick Worth, c. 1885, Vintage Textile. Silk brocade, silk satin, cotton lace. The fabric has stalks of grain and large blossoms, common motifs in Worth's designs. Acquired by the Phoenix Art Museum Collection in 2007 for the exhibit "After Dark: 100 Years of the Evening Dress." See VintageTextile.com on Facebook.