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Downton Abbey Tea Party at The Fabric Garden
Thursday December 5th
10:00 am -or- 3:00 pm

Call 207-474-9628 to reserve

Downton Abbey Tea Party

Come join us for a very special
Downton Abbey Tea Party, featuring:

Special Downton Abbey Presentation:
Come view pieces from the Downton Abbey Project Collection, graciously on loan from Andover Fabrics. See the quilts, clothes, accessories and more created specifically by Downton Abbey designers and Andover Fabrics to highlight the line of fabrics. These were exclusively shown at International Quilt Market at a special presentation of their "Schoolhouse Series". You now have the rare opportunity to view them here at The Fabric Garden.
Downton Tea and Sweets (Feel free to bring your favorite Tea Cup!)
A true English tea party, featuring the brand-new Downton Abbey Teas and little scrumptious goodies.. A very proper party indeed.

Downton Abbey Games & Fun
Test your knowledge of Downton Abbey, games and more.

Dress as Your Favorite Downton Character
Prize drawing for all who sport their favorite Downton Duds. We have tiaras and aren't afraid to wear them!

View New Exclusive Patterns
Designed specifically for Downton Abbey Fabrics

Door Prizes
Each guest receives a door prize entry. Who will win? Only the Dowager Countess knows for sure...

Do come join us, won't you?

  • Two time slots: 10:00 am or 3:00 pm
  • Limited Seating (20 guests per Tea Party)
  • Pre-register: Call 207-474-9628 or stop in to reserve your spot
  • $10.00 Admission Fee: $10 Admission fee will be applied to any purchase the day of Downton Tea Party.

 

If you are unable to join us for the Downton Abbey Tea Parties,
the Downton Abbey Projects which are graciously on loan
will be on display here at The Fabric Garden
from Friday December 6th -thru- Sunday December 8th.

A Celebration in Fabrics for a beloved television series, by Andover Fabrics

Andover Fabrics has recently launched their officially licensed Downton Abbey® line of fabrics.
The Fabric Garden is pleased to offer the entire line.

Playing on the strength of the upstairs women of Downton, the exciting premiere collection is be THE WOMEN'S COLLECTION, featuring designs chosen in collaboration with the award-winning Downton Abbey production team.

Downton Abbey Production Team

(above) Kala at International Quilt Market in Houston this past October, meeting two key creative people from the "Downton Abbey" television series. On Kala's left is Carolyn McCall, award-winning Costume Designer for the Downton Abbey series. And on Kala's right is Donal Woods, award-winning Production Designer for the 'Downton Abbey' series.

Below are the 'mood boards' which inspired and feature fabrics designed around each of the characters.


Mood board for the Supporting Cast, featuring the "DA" Downton Abbey insignia

In addition to the women’s fabric collections, Andover Fabrics has also included four additional patterns that are unmistakably Downton. Each companion print is colored to complement and tie together the women’s collections, and set the scene for their characters, just as Downton Abbey does.

Mood board for Lady Mary

A resolute, breathtaking beauty; Mary’s fabrics showcase both her strength and style. Dark burgundy, blue, and green jewel tones saturate her patterns, some of which are inspired by her stunning headdress.



Mood board for the Dowager Countess

Bold and elegant, like the Dowager herself, this collection of fabrics is punctuated by prints and paisleys as big as her presence. The gray, purple, and black colors come straight from her wardrobe, and the patterns speak to her undeniable flair, steeped in refined tradition.


Mood board for Lady Edith

Enterprising and avant-garde both in character and fashion, Edith’s collection features breakthrough colors and patterns from the Edwardian era. Edith’s fabrics suggest the transition towards art deco, as demonstrated by her stylized floral patterns.

Mood board for Lady Sybil

Sybil’s fabric collection embodies her kindness, cheer, and dynamic character.  The production team felt the bold geometric and large floral really spoke of Sybil.  Her colors are a darker seafoam and blue gray with mauve purples.

 

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