Tuesday, April 19, 2011


I'm getting ready to head to the garage to get the snow tires removed from the little car I bebop around town in.  I know there is snow forecasted for later in the week but I'm ignoring that prediction and putting on my optimistic hat today.  Speaking of hats I have a great idea for a recycled winter hat, stay tuned hat lovers.  One of my customers who ordered a bag on the website last week reminded me of a wonderful tradition.  She was excited to get her new bag before Easter and reminded me of that excitement that you would feel about the new Easter outfit.  I had such a strong, warm memory of childhood expectation.  It reminded me of a picture I have of my Mum and I in our Easter outfits that I'm attaching.  The skirt I'm wearing is the first real garment I ever made.  I'm 10 in the picture.  My Mum had a friend spend her Saturdays tutoring me on the basics of laying out a pattern and putting thread to needle.  Thanks so much for everything Chris Poitrios wherever you may be.  I just noticed how my Mum's head looks like its being attacked by her beloved gold toned eagle wall hanging.  Oh well, the 70's.

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