I have a long heritage of seamstresses in my family. My two Aunties, as a gift, gave me Singer Sewing lessons when I was 9 years old. So I too have a long history of sewing. My Grandmother was a very accomplished seamstress as well as both of my Aunties.
With a love for all things Vintage I was on the quest of a vintage sewing machine. I unfortunately was not able to obtain my Grandmothers, but I found one that reminds me of her talent.
It has a place in one corner of our garden room. It reminds me so much of the rich family heritage that I have. Living in the shadow of such great women is an awesome inheritance and I do love to sew. As a teenager I made all of my own clothes. Seems now it is hard to even find the time to sew, but I still do love it and to design clothing with a vintage flair.
I have an old antique mannequin which displays a sweet Vintage dress behind the machine.
For tea today I have arranged pieces that reflect my love for vintage. I found them several years ago and still have a great affection for the soft black, pink and of course red colors.
The vintage light casts a soft shadow over the tea.
It just all seems to fit together. Tea, vintage lace, sewing, and talk of family heritage and traditions. I would love to hear your stories over a cup of tea! ...Under the Shadow of His wings and a rich family heritage... Blessings today, Lynn
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