Saturday, August 24, 2013

Four Generations

Four generations of needlework washed and drying. This is a small part of the collection. My mother had hundreds of doilies that she and her mother had made over the years. When I married, she gave me a small collection as keepsakes. She kept the kitchen towels that I made for her. My oldest daughter and I have since added to the collection. I plan on displaying the doilies in my china cabinets. They should look pretty and be safe there. Don't you think?

I still use the embroidered dresser clothes that I made, but my pineapple ruffled doilies are a bit too fancy for a house with 6 dogs and 2 cats. Maybe I'll starch them up and show them off this Christmas.
Mom  & Dad on their wedding day, September 13, 1947
with my maternal grandparents.
The people who inspired and guided me into adulthood.


My very talented daughter who inspires me today.
You are never too old to learn, and never too young to teach.

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