18 days and 10 washcloth edges later my mom in law has flown on to other family. she left so much behind in her wake. crochet instruction, tamale instruction and a pace of slow and steady wins the race. i realize how much i hurry through it all when i see her movement.
...and my crochet thread collection has more than doubled in size. a textile and craft thrift store in sebastopol ca, afforded us new variety in very vintage colors.
feeling very much like i have been on a needle arts retreat for the past 2 weeks but it is on to the holidays and all the many layers of preparation.
i am the creator of curiosities/artifacts for adorning one's life. i feel so blessed to be able to freely splash and play in so many collected, creative materials dear to my heart. the world of miss t is one part creative laboratory, one part homeschool, one part neighborhood of doll houses, one part bric-a-brac and one part disheveled dolly sanctuary. i love to sew, knit, crochet, collect and ponder things. i have tearoom and flower shop imaginings in which to expand the good use of my home economics and culinary degrees...but for the fleeting moment, me as "mommy" is my best and most purpose filled work.