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Rag Dolls and More Memories of My Mother

As I mentioned previously my mom sewed. She sewed and crocheted and knitted and did all kinds of handcrafts. She was very creative and did not have idle hands. She even made her own wedding dress out of white eyelet, and being the practical woman that she was she took it all apart afterwards, and… Continue reading Rag Dolls and More Memories of My Mother

sewing · This and That

Old Blue Jeans, Part 2

I’m a somewhat frugal person. I say somewhat because I can also be quite the spendthrift in certain situations. But when it comes to old blue jeans I have difficulty throwing them away. Just the other day I found an old pair in the laundry room trash can that my daughter had tossed. What did… Continue reading Old Blue Jeans, Part 2

sewing · This and That

Old Blue Jeans, Part 1

I was a child of the 60’s. Some of you may remember the 1960’s and others may only know about that decade from movies and music. The ’60’s was not an easy decade. No, it was fraught with rebellion and hippies, long hair, sit-ins, anti-war demonstrations, riots, civil rights’ unrest, assassinations… And denim blue jeans.… Continue reading Old Blue Jeans, Part 1