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Cynthia Rowley 1873

The Cynthia Rowley 1873 was one of my target makes for June.  I set up a little Facebook group for a few other bloggers who also wanted to sew this garment and it was great to sew along with them.   509 more words


The Troublesome Dress, or Cynthia Rowley 1873

Honestly, the number of things that went wrong whilst making this dress, urgh! Originally I was going to write about them all in detail, but who wants to read about problems? 836 more words


Cynthia Rowley 1873 - Sew Along With Me!

I posted this pattern earlier in the week as one of my goals to make within June.  Camilla suggested a sew along and Katy expressed that she would like to join in too!   212 more words


May 23 a red-serge letter day

May 23, 1873, the Dominion of Canada created the North West Mounted Police. Many were misfits. Quite a number of the first recruits were sent home, some went home when they saw the conditions. 207 more words


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The Autumn Walk by Alexander Anderson

I walk through, the golden autumn wood
When the leaves are in their decay:
And my heart leaps into its solemn mood
As they wither and drop away. 225 more words



This painting is one of Pissarro’s most famous and well-loved paintings. Fortunately, it lives at the wonderful Clark Art Institute and can be seen by the public. 195 more words