[h-cost] Pride and Prejudice: Having a Ball

2013-06-09 Thread Charlene C
BBC documentary about recreating a Jane Austen ball. Includes segements on dance, food, and clothing. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v1yWRbyRX7Yfeature=youtu.bet=01 --Charlene ___ h-costume mailing list h-costume@mail.indra.com

Re: [h-cost] RE; Where to buy lucet?

2013-06-18 Thread Charlene C
On Tue, Jun 18, 2013 at 1:46 PM, Marjorie Wilser the3t...@gmail.com wrote: Minor comment on lucets in general. I find the handled ones less easy to carry around, because they don't fit into a needlework bag as well. I think the main thing the handle is good for is spinning the lucet around

Re: [h-cost] Museum reference

2013-08-16 Thread Charlene C
Pitti Palace has a costume section, but doesn't appear to have any special exhibits at the moment (or at least none that are on their website): http://www.museumsinflorence.com/musei/costume_gallery.html http://www.sbas.fi.it/english/musei/palazzopitti/ --Charlene On Thu, Aug 15, 2013 at

[h-cost] early 20th Century Franco-American weddings

2013-08-30 Thread Charlene C
Sorry, this is a bit off-topic, but I'm hoping someone who studies the time period can help me. While working on my genealogy, I noticed that many of my Grandmother's generation married on a Monday (1930s; Biddeford, Maine). I asked one of her still-living sisters why that was and she didn't

Re: [h-cost] tv fashions

2013-10-30 Thread Charlene C
On Wed, Oct 30, 2013 at 2:36 PM, Land of Oz lando...@netins.net wrote: I've been watching Bewitched and the star, Elizabeth Montgomery wears some really stunning classics that would be lovely to recreate - or even see who gets credit for dressing her on set. The credits for the show identify

Re: [h-cost] early 20th Century Franco-American weddings

2013-12-13 Thread Charlene C
and just got my old email back. Penny Ladnier The Costume Gallery Websites www.costumegallery.com -Original Message- From: h-costume-boun...@indra.com [mailto:h-costume-boun...@indra.com] On Behalf Of Charlene C Sent: Friday, August 30, 2013 1:42 PM To: h-cost...@indra.com Subject: [h

Re: [h-cost] t-top? Tank?

2014-01-09 Thread Charlene C
FWIW, here's what the OED has to say: tank suit n. U.S. a (ladies') one-piece bathing-suit with scooped neck (cf. maillot n. 2). 1959 P. Roth Goodbye, Columbus ii. 20 She wore a black tank suit and went barefooted. 1979 Dancemagazine Feb. 108/3 In Moth Dance, the lines of Hermans'

Re: [h-cost] anybody know curti? Venetian slang for mid-range social climbers????

2014-04-07 Thread Charlene C
As you've probably already discovered, searching is difficult because both curti and the singular curto are popular surnames. Do these authors usually use historic terms or do they invent terms? Some tidbits I found: Curti is a city in Italy http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Curti,_Campania Florio

[h-cost] Medieval Garments Reconstructed free PDF

2014-09-03 Thread Charlene C
Free PDF version this month: http://en.unipress.dk/udgivelser/m/medieval-garments-reconstructed/ --Charlene ___ h-costume mailing list h-costume@mail.indra.com http://mail.indra.com/mailman/listinfo/h-costume

[h-cost] any must-see exhibits in Dec or Jan?

2014-10-24 Thread Charlene C
I need to fly somewhere in December or January to keep my frequent flyer points active (apparently I've been using my husband's points too much). Therefore, I now have an excuse to go someplace in the continental US. Are there any must-see museum exhibits you'd recommend? [Or any other events,

Re: [h-cost] any must-see exhibits in Dec or Jan?

2014-10-25 Thread Charlene C
clothing www.lavoltapress.com On 10/24/2014 10:25 AM, Charlene C wrote: I need to fly somewhere in December or January to keep my frequent flyer points active (apparently I've been using my husband's points too much). Therefore, I now have an excuse to go someplace in the continental US

Re: [h-cost] any must-see exhibits in Dec or Jan?

2014-10-25 Thread Charlene C
Hmmm...the problem with asking for suggestions is narrowing it down to just one! Thanks! Charlene On Fri, Oct 24, 2014 at 12:25 PM, Charlene C charlene...@gmail.com wrote: I need to fly somewhere in December or January to keep my frequent flyer points active (apparently I've been using my

Re: [h-cost] searching for a graphed pattern

2014-12-05 Thread Charlene C
The OCLC shows about a dozen libraries in the US owning the patterns. Whether or not any of them will send it via interlibrary loan is another issue. I was once able to get an LP via ILL, so stranger things have happened. Charlene On Fri, Dec 5, 2014 at 1:27 AM, Lavolta Press

Re: [h-cost] searching for graphed patterns thank you

2014-12-08 Thread Charlene C
I tried various methods and they all worked. From the OCLC database (through my library's subscription portal), I entered author = Barnwell title = pattern diagrams I also tried worldcat.org. The search worked with keywords barnwell pattern diagrams and using advance search with the previous

[h-cost] storing needles

2015-02-06 Thread Charlene C
I'm organizing the craft/sewing room and I'm curious: how do people store all their various needles? For my purposes, I'm excluding knitting and crochet needles (those I have under control). I'm trying to better organize my various sewing needles: tapestry, crewel, yarn, sewing machine, hand

Re: [h-cost] storing needles

2015-02-06 Thread Charlene C
I've been considering the plastic tubes used for storing beads. Anyone have experience, good or bad, with those? Charlene ___ h-costume mailing list h-costume@mail.indra.com http://mail.indra.com/mailman/listinfo/h-costume

Re: [h-cost] spam (was need help with Butterick B6074)

2015-03-07 Thread Charlene C
Actually, it's not Google's fault; it's Yahoo. They changed the way their email works in April of last year and it broke mailing lists all over the place. Search for yahoo broke mailing lists and you'll get plenty of hit. And it doesn't just affect Yahoo.com address; they also host aol.com and

Re: [h-cost] need help with Butterick B6074

2015-03-07 Thread Charlene C
Things got busy and I didn't get a chance to reply. On Fri, Feb 27, 2015 at 2:12 PM, Sybella mae...@gmail.com wrote: Charlene, shoelaces sewn in the center front? What!? From the pictures, I can't see any laces in front. Good gosh, I wish I could see these instructions! LOL! The shoelace

Re: [h-cost] need help with Butterick B6074

2015-02-27 Thread Charlene C
On Fri, Feb 27, 2015 at 1:25 AM, Sybella mae...@gmail.com wrote: For closure, the neckline ribbon is tied in the back and the hook and eye is in place the lower casing. (In another view, both casings have draw-string ties.) I get the neckline ribbon ties in back and the hook and eye, well,

Re: [h-cost] need help with Butterick B6074

2015-02-27 Thread Charlene C
On Fri, Feb 27, 2015 at 4:25 AM, annbw...@aol.com wrote: I think Sybella gave you a good answer. However, if the pattern instructions are that poorly written, I suggest you also let Butterick (McCall) know. You can't be the only frustrated user. I shudder to think of any newish sewers

[h-cost] need help with Butterick B6074

2015-02-26 Thread Charlene C
It's been a while since I've used a major commerical pattern and I'm finding this one confusing. It seems I need three ribbons for View A: 1/4, 5/8 grosgrain, 7/8. The instructions mention ribbon in three places: steps 49, 57-59, and 66. What the instructions don't tell you is which ribbon to

Re: [h-cost] h-costume on facebook?

2015-08-31 Thread Charlene C
On Sun, Aug 30, 2015 at 12:09 PM, Lavolta Press wrote: > I don't think many FB groups are invitation only or require a private > request to a moderator to be added. But to post, you do have to join by > clicking a "Join this group" button. > > That said, FB is generally

[h-cost] list problem

2016-08-22 Thread Charlene C
I've been trying to access the list page and keep getting an error. http://mail.indra.com/mailman/listinfo/h-costume [image: Error] Not Found The requested URL was not found on this server. Please try again later. ERROR: 404 « Go back

[h-cost] unsubscribing

2016-11-01 Thread Charlene C
I've been trying for some time to unsubscribe from the list. Help, please? Charlene ___ h-costume mailing list h-costume@mail.indra.com http://mail.indra.com/mailman/listinfo/h-costume