Monday, May 10, 2010

Tea and Vintage Clothing

This weekend was a busy one!
On Saturday our local historical society had
 a tea and vintage clothing show
The proceeding going to
 preserving this clothing items
The tables had different colored
 felt flower placemats
with tulle centers
each table had different teacups
and dessert holders

Some pastries were already on the table

Plate were served with desserts made by
some of the historical society members

60 ladies attended the event

Some of the dresses were on mannequins

Then for the showing of the donated clothing that dated
from the early to late 1800's

A man's waistcoat

A womans summer dress

A woman's caplet
that would've had a matching dress

Two children's garments

The material that was used in this one was called peppermint

This is a child's bodice

later 1800 outfit

The collar on this dress was worn in weddings
for 3 generations
it was laid over different dresses

I even won a door prize
A note pad in the shape of a purse


  1. I am so disappointed I missed this! Please let me know when they are planning any more events for the logcabin. Thanks for sharing all the wonderful outfits with us and the tables.

  2. What gorgeous settings and the clothing is fabulous! I love the silver server too. You're lucky to get to attend this event - what fun!!!

  3. This looks like fun... but don't think my trailor trash ways would have fit in.. but it could have livened it up a bit.. right? like if I had brought the two crazy girls... we would have gotten kicked out.. but we would have had fun

  4. How very fun. What an interesting program. Thanks for sharing.


  5. Ack! I should have gone!! I'm sorry for not contacting you, but you now know what's going on, although it's much worse than I let on. Anyway, thank you sweet friend for your incredibly sweet words.


  6. This looks like a wonderful event. The tables looked so fun.

  7. Jo, what fun, festive tables! This looks like such a great event. I wish I could have gone. Thanks for sharing with us.

    Happy Tablescape Thursday!


    Sheila :-)

  8. What a fun tea party! I bet there were some amazing stories to go with the clothing. The tables are adorable!

  9. Oh what fun! It looks like it was a very enjoyable day!

  10. Thanks for posting this. I enjoyed seeing all the vintage clothing, and the tables were very pretty.


  11. What a fun day that must have been. I would love to have seen the clothes. Sometimes I think I am in the wrong century.

    Thank you for sharing your event with Teapot and Tea Things Tuesday.
    I look forward to seeing you next week.

  12. Hi Jo! Thanks for stopping by my blog and entering my drawing. Your blog is a lot of fun! That luncheon looks delicious, and those antique dresses are gorgeous! I love the farm pics - I've been in love with baby sheep for a while and wish I had some of my own, or even a place to go visit some.

  13. oh how fun! I LOVE the ideafor the felt flowers. Everything looked lovely :)

    ~ Emily N. from "too Blessed to Stress"

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