Saturday, September 26, 2009

Matlida....ready to greet!

After breakfast DH performed surgery on Matilda. No worries, she is fine. Apparently after sitting for many years, the old girl's spine was a bit rusty and needed a lift. Now she stands 5'6" and wears a vintage silk dress slip with handmade lace made by a lady in Valpo many years ago.

 I purchased it about 8 years ago at an estate sale. It hung behind the door of my studio all those years waiting for Matilda to arrive.

 Matilda has four green feet which will remain as is.:-)

Matilda is happy and waiting to greet all.


  1. Matilda is a treasure, especially all dressed up in her finery. A great pre-birthday present I would say!

  2. How nice to have a "surgeon" on call! Matilda's feet match your color scheme, don't they? You did a great rescue job, I think, and your classroom looks wonderful.

  3. Matilda is ready to go Waltzing!! HTe dress could not be more perfect- except for a bit of CQ jewelry!!!! How lucky is she to ahve found you????!!!

  4. I am so glad to meet Matilda. The dress is gorgeous!! Such a wonderful find. So happy for you!
    Hugs, Pat

  5. Beautiful and dressed to the max!

  6. I just new you would do her proud - what a transformation. The dress is perfect!

  7. She's wonderful and looks at home. Leslie

  8. Congrats on your studio - it is lovely! Love Matilda too! Hope your first classes were lots of fun.

  9. Both Matilda and that dress are beauties! Hugs, Paulette


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