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Take a (virtual) seat.  I have so much I want to share with you!
  ... in presentations ...
I'll come and speak for your class or group:
Go to my "Talks and Presentations" page.
... in supplemental reading lists ...
If you're a student, teacher, or parent and want some good reading suggestions in the genre of children's literature:
Go to my "Twig-is-Bent Schoolhouse and Library" page.
... in advice and opinions ...
I'm posting recommended reading lists and some blog-like essays of opinions on various topics ... on "The Salon and Reading List" page.
... with original artifacts and garments ...
Soon as I can overcome some technical challenges, I'll be posting photos of original garments in my collection:
On the "Museum" page.

...but I won't be posting pictures of me ..
and that's definitely not me in the picture at the right!
It's a photo from an original carte de visite, one of two dozen in the portofolio of a mid-19th century actress.  If you want to know who really is the sponsor of this website,
Go to the "About Us" page.

January 2013 Update

The 2013 Symphony of Stitches event in Edinburg, VA will be held March 2. I'm introducing "Undergarments 101" before Colleen Callahan's talk.
Download the registration form here!
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