Saturday, August 11, 2012

Summer Vacation in St. Louis

1904 fashion
To avoid boring you and to save space, keeping my vacation photos fiber related here. The first picture shows an outfit that a well-dressed woman would have worn to the 1904 World's Fair. I love the lacy details, and perhaps it may inspire a new tatted jewelry design.

Miniature tatting
The Weavers' Guild of St. Louis had an exhibit of their creative work entitled "Woven In Time" at the Missouri History Museum, and there was some really teeny tiny tatting included. The next photo gives a size reference compared to the larger items in the display case.

Weavers' Guild of St. Louis exhibit with miniature tatting

Weavers' Guild of St. Louis exhibit

Weavers' Guild of St. Louis exhibit

Weavers' Guild of St. Louis exhibit
 The beautiful city of St. Louis, Missouri is a great place to vacation! I really enjoyed my visit there and came back totally inspired! I even bought a tatting book (Tatting: Technique and History by Elgiva Nicholls)
at the Levee Mercantile shop!
The Gateway Arch seen from the car


Margarets designer cards said...

Lovely photos, thank you for sharing your holiday photos, I don't expect to ever get over the US but I do enjoy looking at the pictures posted.

Kathy Niklewicz said...

Wonderful photos and post! I'm amazed they have some tatting there!

Although I'm grateful we can be more casual in our dress, there is something so appealing about the look of the Edwardian and late Victorian fashions. I'm always amazed at the detail that went into them!

Hope you're enjoying your trip! Great photo of the Arch!

Nancy G said...

Thank you for sharing these awesome picture. Like being there threw 'your eyes'!