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In my opinion, the work of the hand signifies devotion, and there is a certain amount of devotion inherent in mending a favorite shirt.
Wordless Wednesday mending a red sweater with a whip stitch followed by a contrasting top stitch.
Mending my granny squares isn’t exactly like minding your p’s & q’s, as many teachers and grandmothers have been known to say to rude and unruly children. There is nothing ruled about this mending job. My approach is completely freeform. … Continue reading
The solstice ritual is over. The shirt is off the mountainside and on the operating table. No more dreaming of mending and daisies. Wrong side up – I had to surgically remove two small portions from the inner placket of … Continue reading
Sometimes mending requires anonymity. It can’t be known or visible to others. It’s not social, but best done in quiet contemplation, alone and with simplicity. It is the longest day of this year in my short life, the first day … Continue reading