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I have added two more items to my wardrobe of vintage clothing and accessories this week –

The purple-trimmed small late Victorian bonnet, and a small vintage-style handbag - all made by hand.

The purple-trimmed small late Victorian bonnet, and a small vintage-style handbag – all made by hand.

The bonnet is really not much more than rows of ruffled ribbon, lace, tulle and flowers all piled onto a small beanie. The bag is made of textured fabric made to look like patterned suede. Must get ready for the spring and summer author events!

2 Comments

  1. Just finished Adelsverein Trilogy and Quivera Trail. As. a 20 year Boerne resident, I was fascinated by the history and throughly envolved with the family.
    I am so glad that I met your daughter at the Boerne Holiday Market.
    Thank you for hours of reading enjoyment.

  2. Celia

    Hi, Frankeen! I am so glad you enjoyed the books! I tried to touch on as many elements of local history and real people as I could! And to participate in as many local markets as I can.
    Now – if you loved the Beckers and Steinmetzes – there is a kind of prelude – Daughter of Texas and Deep in the Heart which focus on Carl’s sister Margaret and her family – all of the things which he never knew about because she was minding the home fires. There are also two more books – Sunset and Steel Rails, and The Golden Road – which touch on Fredi Steinmetz and what he was up to as well…