If you've seen the movie "Becoming
Jane" then you know a little something
about Jane Austen's relationship
with the Irish fellow Thomas Lefroy
and maybe you are the one who
really knows the answer to the
was Thomas Lefroy the inspiration for
With Saturday being St. Patrick's Day
I thought it best to stay on this journey
of Irish tribute and tea time - at least
for this blog posting.
I do love the clothing of this Regency Period
of time. Do you? The Regency styles remind me of the sewing I did in the 70's when we wore those puff capped sleeves gathered at the top and then drawn in and went down tightly to the wrist. The empire style had a lovely raised waist. That sure brings back memories!
brings back memories of a Jane Austen
Tea Event. I am retired now and both
of these ladies (Elizabeth and Katrina)
are now married and
Elizabeth on the left has 2 children.
These young women were delightfully wonderful!
As you can see we have some lovely Irish
Raisin Apple Scones and you can find
this recipe - HERE. I suggest a little
more sugar - maybe 2/3 cup.
This tea cozy has Jane Austen fabric: