Category Archives: Mothers

Plum Pudding Time

I was rearranging my bookshelf the other day, and rediscovered my mother’s cookbooks. For many years they stood on the bottom shelf of the built-in cupboard in her farmhouse kitchen. Well-worn, their spotted and yellowed pages contain her handwritten notes … Continue reading

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The making of a feedsack quilt, part 1

This Memorial Day weekend I’m thinking of my mother. There’s a reason.  It started when I was going through things in the basement and I re-discovered my mother’s collection of feedsacks. For years I’ve been talking about making a quilt … Continue reading

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