April 3, 2019 We anticipate a gentle flood this year, not like the cruel flood of 2018. We had an interview with CTV news asking how we were preparing for the flood this year. Our message was that we prepared as we rebuilt using the appropriate building materials for living in the flood zone. A … More Flood Watch at Lang House April 2019
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https://atlantic.ctvnews.ca/video?clipId=1481750 Nick Moore did a fantastic job of splicing together new and old footage of the flood damage at Lang House in 2018.
A peek at Lang House over the Christmas Holiday. We had a beautiful and quiet holiday! We are looking forward to having a lovely summer season!
Lang House Rebuilds to Face Future Floods Marian and Bruce Langhus July 2018 In the 138 year history of the original Weston House, flood waters have never reached inside the structure. The 2018 Spring Freshet changed this secure notion as six inches of Saint John River sat in the house for many days. The resultant … More Preparing for the next flood!
Crinoline Girl – A rather unique variation of this fantasy lady. Beautifully quilted, thick cotton quilt in lavender and cream color. This quilt is suitable for a single bed and possibly a double bed, depending on your style. Edges are embroidered all around the dress, top, hat, and parasol! This lovely quilt is destined to … More Crinoline Girl – Quilts of the 1960s
We wore crimplene in the sixties and seventies but the look and touch of bring back memories of when moms sewed pant suits and dresses. For the most part it was a forgiving fabric, it didn’t unravel, it was resistant, the color never faded. Materials were plain or patterned. It was easy to sew but … More Crimplene: The fabric we love to hate!
Imagine a time when women worked as farm wives and their husband and hired hand came in for “dinner” at noon. The husband would often have a sleep after dinner, the main meal of the day, and the hired hand would settle down for a snooze on a cot in the kitchen. This was common … More Hired Man Heavy Wool Quilt
Lang House Bed and Breakfast offers comfort year round. You get the feel that you are getting into bed in a 1950s grandparents’ house as you slip into soft, flannel sheets that protect you from the itchy but beautiful wool blankets with their satin borders. The heavy wool quilt, pieced together from a collection of … More Flannel Sheets, Wool Blankets, and a Heavy Wool Quilt
Fixing antique quilts has become my winter activity here in Lang House Bed and Breakfast in the Village of Gagetown in New Brunswick, Canada. This year I am working my way through a stack of “Pinkies” from the mid 1800s. It seems like a fitting activity as Lang House was built in 1880 by a … More When I mend a quilt, I always think other things can be fixed.