Paula in her cap and apron side view from Katie_s Mercantile

My neighbor took this picture for me. The apron and cap are from Katie's Mercantile.

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Comment by carolyn taylor on 11th mo. 11, 2013 at 12:04pm

I like this picture of you, Paula.  And if you don't wear the cap you still look very pretty and

serene.

Comment by Patrice Wassmann on 11th mo. 11, 2013 at 8:09am

oh my, I just LOVE your smile in that photo!

 

Comment by Paula Roberts on 11th mo. 10, 2013 at 7:29am

Patrice that was an earlier experiment. I don't wear the cap anymore -it was pulling out my hair at the hair line. I wear a snood now http://katiesmercantile.com/bonnets_snood.html  You might be able to see it in this picture of me and my new dog from October http://www.flickr.com/photos/52967336@N00/9844267115/sizes/m/in/pho...

Comment by Patrice Wassmann on 11th mo. 8, 2013 at 7:02pm

I love that! Beautiful color! I can't see the cap tho.

Comment by Paula Roberts on 1st mo. 18, 2013 at 8:18pm

I am not offended at all, Friend Timothy.  My neighbor's garden was at its peak for that phot0 -I was lucky. 

Comment by Timothy on 1st mo. 18, 2013 at 2:10pm

Sometimes, I suppose, people just assume: "That must be hand sewn garments. See the way they dress?" If I offended thee, pray, forgive me. I have just returned to this site from being away from insomnia nearly three months, despondency, and most recently the pain of oral surgery (three wisdom teeth extracted). I just hope these posts sounds coherently. It is good to know that others purchase or have others to make things also. That makes us feel a bit more encouraged! My wife's cap and bonnet comes from: http://www.rachelsseamstressservices.com/ and her Garden Coat from: http://www.gracefulthreads.com/. She has ordered long white veilings from both: http://www.prayercoverings.com  and http://www.christiancoverings.com so hope these may be of some help to thee! Again, great picture. I like the drawings of little people on the walkway!! :):)

Comment by Paula Roberts on 1st mo. 18, 2013 at 1:43pm

Actually the dress is from Shukronline.com -a store that caters to Western observant Muslims. I got the link from Quaker Jane's blog. It's a great source for modest clothing that is contemporary http://www.shukr.co.uk/Default.aspx  Most of my clothing comes from Katie's Mercantile here in the US, but there is a shukr UK store.

Paul

Comment by Timothy on 1st mo. 18, 2013 at 12:47pm

I am always glad to see snoods, aprons, and modest dress! I wish I was the tailour here, and I would make up dresses, caps, bonnets, aprons, and things. Unfortunately, none of us can sew that well yet, which means we must order, and my wife's sister makes up Mennonite type of cape dresses (which I had made one for my wife and one for my daughter in 2003), so that is what they wear. Mostly petite prints, though I like solids too. Truly, this is a lovely picture, for sure and certain! Fantastic choice of colours!!! :):)

Comment by Marian Bruffy on 1st mo. 18, 2013 at 12:44pm

Very beautiful!!

I love this picture!

Peace and blessings to thee,

 

Marian

Comment by Chris Beauchamp on 1st mo. 16, 2013 at 1:09pm

Wow, and your apron matches the beautiful flowers. .  so you are a gift to the flowers, as the flowers are a gift to you. 

Truly a beautiful picture to behold. 

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