Search found 155 matches

by ladydetemps
Tue Jul 26, 2011 12:21 pm
Forum: Book, Film, TV & Music Reviews
Topic: BBC Lark Rise to Candleford
Replies: 12
Views: 4393

Re: BBC Lark Rise to Candleford

I remember seeing the hamlet women in larkrise wearing shawls that seemed to crossover and join at the back...are those accurate? Coz I'd like one. Didnt watch it myself, but are you thinking of a Sontag? This one is from Godey's Ladies Book 1861 http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/1861-sontag-...
by ladydetemps
Tue Jul 26, 2011 12:04 pm
Forum: Book, Film, TV & Music Reviews
Topic: BBC Lark Rise to Candleford
Replies: 12
Views: 4393

BBC Lark Rise to Candleford

So anyone else here used to watch 'Lark Rise to Candleford' I know for some people its a marmite show. You either love it or hate it. I loved it...nice relaxing Sunday teatime show. I thought the costume were gorgeous...but could never quite work out the year from the fashions. I know in the book it...
by ladydetemps
Tue Jul 26, 2011 11:51 am
Forum: Traders Discussion
Topic: How Rude!!!
Replies: 103
Views: 21226

Re: How Rude!!!

Teagirl wrote:
Fox wrote:
Teagirl wrote:There is a difference between mass-produced items, and individually created one-off items.

Really?
Tell that to the designer of a mass-produced item.


Hand-sewn kirtle is the same as Primark?

Do Primark do Kirtles? ;)
by ladydetemps
Mon Jul 25, 2011 9:15 am
Forum: Music and Instruments
Topic: Playing instruments wearing costume....
Replies: 0
Views: 1939

Playing instruments wearing costume....

For all those who play instruments in period costume that matches date of your instrument....do you find that you play better, or have less aches and pains when you play wearing costume than in modern clothes. I know I feel that when I play the concertina or the one row melodeon if I wear period fou...
by ladydetemps
Thu Jul 21, 2011 12:38 pm
Forum: Music and Instruments
Topic: violin/fiddle
Replies: 18
Views: 5868

Re:

Hi, I always watch the player. If they start on an upstroke they are classically trained and would probably call it a violin. If on a downstroke, folk trained, and would probably call it a fiddle! This works most times. Regards Eric I'd confuse you then...I tend to vary between the two...depending ...

Go to advanced search