September 2021
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Saturday, September 18, 2021

Posts Tagged ‘Ladies of Loveland’

Change of Seasons, Change of Clothes

Change of Seasons, Change of Clothes

The style of historical Colorado women comes alive for the "Change of Seasons, Change of Clothes" doll exhibition at the McCarty-Fickel house on June 10 at 7 p. m. As the seasons change, so did the elaborate outfits of Colorado's notable ladies. Petticoats, hats, and exquisitely intricate dresses were part of the daily costume of women from all walks of life in the 19th and early 20th centuries, and the local ladies kept up with the looks of the time. As summer weather grew warmer, women ... Full Story

“Hello Dolly,” the ladies of Loveland come

“Hello Dolly,” the ladies of Loveland come to Berthoud

Virginia Huppe and Fran Robison “I’m not a doll person, I’m a clothes person.” said Fran Robison as she began her presentation to those gathered at the McCarty-Fickel house to hear about the Ladies of Loveland. Robison said she never had doll when she was a girl. Instead, she cut out the models from the Sears and Roebuck catalogue and made dresses for them. She has always liked clothing and when she was blessed with a daughter, she delighted in making her clothes. “Until she ... Full Story