Sunday, May 15, 2011
Born to Run and Socks
The reason this came to mind to try was because a "life-time" ago when DH's grandmother passed away they gave us one of her very wore out quilts. But I was thrilled to have it-it served as a reminder of all of her hard work that she put into it in order to provide for her family.
It is quiet fragil - gosh I bet it was made in 20's so it has a reason to be very tired. But as I sat studying it one time something caught my eye. I gently peeled back on of the squares and low and behold the batting was one full size piece of sewed together socks! Talk about not wasting anything! I believe that she was "green" before "green" was in style. Or that old saying , "what was old- is new again"! :)
I believe that there are many amazing stories in each of our past histories - if only we had a way to retrieve them. Women all along our history have paved the way for their families to be provided for.