Where: Clark County Historical Museum, 1511 Main St., downtown Vancouver
When: Monday, March 19th, 2012 from 11 am to 1 pm
Tickets are $35 for CCHS members and $40 for non-members. Space is limited to 80 guests. Tickets must be reserved in advance.
Our guest speaker this year was Rebecca Morrison-Peck, who gave a presentation entitled Staying the Corset: a Look at Women’s Underwear 1790-1950. Rebecca’s presentation was followed by a catered luncheon.
About Rebecca Morrison-Peck
Rebecca has been sewing and costuming for over 50 years. She spent 13 years in England, in market research and as owner of a craft-artist consulting business, as well as a designer of American-style quilts and a childrens clothing line.
She and her English husband and son came to Clark County in 1991, where she worked as the buyer for a local quilt shop, and managed the book stores/gift shops at Fort Vancouver, the OO Howard House, and the Grant House Folk Art Center.
Her business, Lacings, was in operation from 2000 to 2006, with historic costuming classes at the Clark County Historical Museum and the Historic Covington House, and a custom design and creation side, reaching out to hundreds of eager costumers!
Rebecca has created costumes for Fort Vancouver, the FV National Historic Trust, the City of Vancouver, the Heritage Ambassadors, the Jane Austen Society of North America, and many private individuals. She lives and works in Yacolt and does business online.
Call (360) 993-5679, email us, or drop by to reserve your spot!