Inspired by the wonderful items we saw at the vintage fashion show that Seattle Children’s Hospital put on for us at our November 2018 meeting, we dived into our closets and brought in items of handwork from our personal collections.

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Valerie Day brought these stunning christening gowns that have been used in her family for generations.

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Astrid Bear brought hand embroidered items made by her mother, her grandmother, and her great-great aunt.

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Toni Burton brought garments and hats worn by her mother.

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Christine Stewart brought the silk velvet wedding dress her mother designed and made.

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And for Show and Tell, Gail Parris shared these quilted portraits of her mother that she made.

We enjoyed connecting with our family histories and heritage through these textiles and garments.

 

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