Archive | November, 2011

My mother-in-law’s fabric room

22 Nov

Mr. biscuit and I are visiting his parents for a desperately needed vacation. We’re indulging in good food (his mom is an excellent cook), booze (his dad is a wine fiend), relaxation, heated blankets(they live in the Frozen North), dumb TV shows (I watched Revenge yesterday and was glad to see that soap operas have found a comfortable place in primetime) and, in my case, my mother-in-law’s fabric room:

I never want to leave this room

My mother-in-law is a serious quilter, and she’s got a whole entire room dedicated to fabric. Isn’t that awesome? I’m so fucking jealous.

But wait! There’s more:

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Droolworthy Costuming – 100 Years of East London Style in 100 Seconds

16 Nov

I just stumbled on this video, and I’m Absolutely In Love with it. I love it like I love tea. It’s got everything! Dancing! Cute people! A fascinating look at the progression of clothing over the last 100 years! I’m sold.

I love this sort of fashion retrospective. It’s so interesting to see the small, gradual changes that make up the big changes from the early 1900s to now.

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