dee_burris: (Default)
[personal profile] dee_burris
This one has got to be one of my favorites...

I understand my grandmother made her suit herself.

She was always good with a needle.

Look at her monogram...

Photobucket
Doris Geneva Balding, early 1920s



This is a Sepia Saturday post. Head over there for other wonderful images.

Date: 2013-01-09 10:59 am (UTC)
From: (Anonymous)
It's all about the pose. She could sew it because they were made out of cotton - very water absorbent and increased in weight ten fold! Fine for the beach as long as you didn't go in the water very far. I think I like this better than the skimpy suit my teenage granddaughter wears.

Margel

Date: 2013-01-11 05:30 am (UTC)
ext_794499: (Default)
From: [identity profile] https://me.yahoo.com/claimingkin#ccd38
Happy New Year to you and yours Dee! Your grandmother was not only beautiful, but I see she had (as the kids say) 'mad skills" when it came to needle and thread. I love her pose and carefree smile. She is truly basking in the sunlight. Great photo indeed!

Bob Scotney

Date: 2013-01-11 09:55 am (UTC)
From: (Anonymous)
My grandmas never looked like that. Grrat photo, Dee.

Re: Bob Scotney

Date: 2013-01-12 04:47 pm (UTC)
From: (Anonymous)
She is beautiful, and she looks so happy!

Kathy M.
Oregon Gifts of Comfort and Joy

Grandma's photo

Date: 2013-01-11 05:39 pm (UTC)
From: (Anonymous)
Your Grandmother was gorgeous and apparently very talented. The monogram looks very "today" or maybe that was an art deco kind of graphic? I love her attitude.

Date: 2013-01-12 04:35 pm (UTC)
From: (Anonymous)
Love this! She looks so cute! I am curious about what she is holding in her hand.

Date: 2013-01-12 09:35 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] rootsnleaves.blogspot.com
A cutie, she was. Great stockings too.

Date: 2013-01-13 05:10 am (UTC)
From: (Anonymous)
What a great photo! Your grandmother was so pretty, and quite the seamstress too.

From Alan Burnett

Date: 2013-01-13 09:23 am (UTC)
From: (Anonymous)
It is a fabulous photograph. That look, that expression - it is full to the brim with life.

Date: 2013-01-13 05:05 pm (UTC)
From: (Anonymous)
Wow, what a seamstress she was! This is a great photo too! Karen S. from twincitiesblather@blogspot.com (21 Wits)

Stunning suit

Date: 2013-01-14 05:47 am (UTC)
From: (Anonymous)
I love the old bathing suits. Back when they really were for taking dips and not swimming. I wonder if this suit, like so many, was made from wool. I've never been able to wrap my head around swimming in wool.

--Tattered and Lost

Date: 2013-01-14 05:27 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] hangingonmyword.blogspot.com
Dee I thought I'd commented but perhaps not, unless it was anonymously! Sorry. Anyway I enjoyed this picture of your grandma in her swimsuit.

Stockings

Date: 2013-01-15 03:10 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] acadianeire.blogspot.com
I'm fascinated by the idea of wearing knee-high stockings with a swimsuit.
This is a fantastic photo! What a great pose too.

granny

Date: 2013-01-22 07:43 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] ticklebear4u.com
Never saw mine in a bathing suit,
but yours did it flawlessly.
:)
HUGZ

Profile

dee_burris: (Default)
Dee Burris Blakley

June 2015

S M T W T F S
 12 3456
78 910 111213
1415161718 1920
21222324252627
28 2930    

Shakin' the Family Tree on Facebook

Most Popular Tags

Style Credit

Expand Cut Tags

No cut tags
Page generated Aug. 3rd, 2015 09:23 pm
Powered by Dreamwidth Studios