Martha made every stitch of the garments she is wearing herself, exactly according to the most popular and typical fashion of her day.
She brought us Shrewsbury Cakes, Joe Froggers, and mulled cider, just as she was doing for the troops. She showed us all the details of her outfit, from panniers to chemise to corset, which she would not have done for the troops. She also showed us this lovely quilt she made using the Hunter Star ruler sent to her from the future:
note the lovely Watteau pleating in the dress back...
Our leader, Kathy, made this patriotic quilt for her husband (who loves to read about history) for Christmas:
And finally, Martha and George (aka Noble Leader Kathy) gave us each the assignment (written on parchment, rolled and tied) for next meeting: make something using the fabric gift below:
This oughta be good! Stay tuned (by the way, any ideas for what to make with it?).