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by Annie C
Tue Jan 06, 2009 9:49 pm
Forum: Traders Discussion
Topic: Ive been contacted in regards to getting traders for a show
Replies: 25
Views: 3021

Martin wrote:mmmmmmmmm whats the plural of groupie I wonder ? :D



is the collective term a grope of groupies....


:wink:
by Annie C
Mon Oct 13, 2008 11:36 am
Forum: Pictures
Topic: Valencia 9th October 2008
Replies: 13
Views: 2495

were the fallen horses ok ?
by Annie C
Thu May 15, 2008 4:52 pm
Forum: Traders Discussion
Topic: Turning up....
Replies: 4
Views: 1075

Re: Turning up....

Kate Tiler wrote:
...frankly it is cheaper to stand outside the gate & hand out £5 notes for half an hour to passing dog walkers & then I still have the stock...


speaking as one of the potential passing dog walkers..... throw in a mug of tea and its a deal :lol: :lol:
by Annie C
Wed Oct 17, 2007 9:43 am
Forum: Traders Discussion
Topic: Public liability insurance ...help needed please
Replies: 3
Views: 1158

Public liability insurance ...help needed please

Does any one have any contacts or recommendations as to where i can obtain cost effective /quick public liability insurance in time for this weekend ( 2 days fun work with the NT yipee! :D ) Thanks, Annie x p.s. Have posted this in Friends and Goss area too as not sure which the which was the best a...
by Annie C
Mon Jul 16, 2007 5:41 pm
Forum: Traders Discussion
Topic: Yes, she really did say that
Replies: 74
Views: 9330

Kate...both you and your work are brill, don't let the shits get you down....tea and cake and kitchen table chats and hugs available whenever needed up the road...or can do doorstep delivery! :D on another note....i'm a potter too and have been looking for an untaken 'area' to concentrate on...Now I...
by Annie C
Fri Jul 13, 2007 12:41 pm
Forum: General History
Topic: Which was more expensive?
Replies: 46
Views: 5978

In the C15th in England it was illegal for potters to make plates hence why the only ones that are around in that time tend to be dutch imports so really the coice was between pewter and wood depending on your status i would assume Am interested to know more can you point me in the direction of pri...
by Annie C
Tue Jul 03, 2007 2:31 pm
Forum: Costumes
Topic: Choosing a sewing machine?
Replies: 34
Views: 3222

agree with tuppence, I wouldn't give house room to a Brother, Lightweight and unreliable IMHO. Bought a old industrial Singer back in 1991, cost £30, fantastic, minimal servicing needed, reliable coped with the finest silk chiffons to thick layered wools/ even took leather in its stride. ( very posh...
by Annie C
Tue Jul 03, 2007 2:30 pm
Forum: Costumes
Topic: Choosing a sewing machine?
Replies: 34
Views: 3222

agree with tuppence, I wouldn't give house room to a Brother, Lightweight and unreliable IMHO. Bought a old industrial Singer back in 1991, cost £30, fantastic, minimal servicing needed, reliable coped with the finest silk chiffons to thick layered wools/ even took leather in its stride. ( very posh...
by Annie C
Mon Apr 30, 2007 6:16 pm
Forum: Food and Drink
Topic: Suppliers for an Edwardian larder
Replies: 3
Views: 1422

my great grandmother was the cook in a huge house up by Howarth but had moved on after marriage in 1900 so depending how accurate to the year you need your info I may be able to help with ingredients as I have her notes/recipe book from her time in service.
by Annie C
Thu Apr 05, 2007 11:59 pm
Forum: Traders Discussion
Topic: Yes, she really did say that
Replies: 74
Views: 9330

Eric the well read wrote:
Kate Tiler wrote: in a clay coated sort of way :)


You'll be wearing a slip then.......... :lol:

regard
Eric


...and looking slightly 'glazed' by the end... :lol:
by Annie C
Wed Oct 04, 2006 5:41 pm
Forum: Costumes
Topic: Wedding veils
Replies: 4
Views: 2470

Have a browse on here...don't know enough about lace myself but they clain to be all period/vintage/antique and theres some scrummy pieces! :)

http://honitonlace.com/honitonlace/veils/index.htm
by Annie C
Sat Sep 09, 2006 3:46 pm
Forum: Costumes
Topic: Black moire/watered "silk"
Replies: 13
Views: 1505

silk supplier

Hi there! Just in case anone hasn't reccommended them already on another thread try http://www.henrybertrand.co.uk Used to sell smaller sample amounts if already a customer or could try the student sample section.(they did have very different pricing structure for the trade and the off the street cu...
by Annie C
Mon Sep 04, 2006 10:35 pm
Forum: General History
Topic: Blue Bags/bag blue
Replies: 15
Views: 3127

No offence meant. None taken :D Try here...have fun...sweet dreams... :D http://www.carbolicsoap.com/reckitts-blue-p-864.html You bought one? You weren't that impoverished then!!! We got ours from the people in the flat downstairs when they were chucking it out - it had a hole in the thing that swi...
by Annie C
Mon Sep 04, 2006 1:40 pm
Forum: General History
Topic: Blue Bags/bag blue
Replies: 15
Views: 3127

oy ! I'm not that old either... but ....when an impoverished Art student in 1980 we were the envy of many other housefulls when we bought a washing machine with a mangle on the top...no more washing jeans in the bath for us! It was soon realised that it was also the ideal container to heat up many g...
by Annie C
Mon Sep 04, 2006 12:04 pm
Forum: General History
Topic: Blue Bags/bag blue
Replies: 15
Views: 3127

As far as can recall ... The 'blue bag'was a whitening aid for laundry consisting of synthectic ultramarine and sodium bicarbonate., the famous make being produced by Reckitts in Hull from about 1850 (?) thus known as Reckitts Blue. It works simply by the rules of optics, blue pigment absorbs yellow...
by Annie C
Tue Jul 25, 2006 9:20 pm
Forum: General History
Topic: Portable Wooden Forge
Replies: 23
Views: 3706

Apologies if I have the wrong end of the stick here, knowing nothing about forging..but potclays,( http://www.potclays.co.uk) if memory serves correct, do several fireclays, I think that they are workable up to cone 11... With ref to your other post awhile ago,..Hows the potters wheel coming on, I'd...
by Annie C
Wed May 24, 2006 9:00 pm
Forum: General History
Topic: 14th Century Potter
Replies: 4
Views: 1150

...ooooh...gosh ...first tentative post...... :oops: Have you seen the article in Ceramic Review 215 (sept/oct 05) which gives details of wheel made using fifteenth century playing card illustrations as one of the main reference points! P.M. me if you can't get hold of a copy and I'll pass you the i...

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