The reason I was putting the dress together to begin with is back in February, my friend Kerrie had asked if I would come out to the Muncie Public Library where she worked to do a Victorian workshop. No biggie, I love doing workshops and lectures. Muncie is in Indiana and I live in NE Ohio so...roadtrip!
We had several attendees and had areas set up for making tea hats, fans, and calling cards.
|Making tea hats - Image from Muncie Public Library|
I brought along Doris the Dressform to dress so the girls could see the multiple layers involved with a Victorian outfit.
|Corset lacing on Doris - Image from Muncie Public Library|
|Dressing Doris - Image from Muncie Public Library|
And for a little of fun, I finally got to take my Gettysburg shoes out and wear them for the first time! So comfy!
Although this was my birthday weekend, I'm so glad I got to sped it doing what I love most and with friends!
|Me and my new dress, and Kerrie borrowing the Indienne tea dress|