Chapter XII & XIII: Mary Frances’ Treasure Box & Making a Doll’s Apron.

Let me start with corrections and omissions regarding this passage from the last post: “Oh, ancestors go-to-China!” exclaimed Emery Bag. “We live in the present, and I demand—I demand justice. I leave it to anybody if it’s fair to have twenty needles stuck into your heart at once!” A friend of mine contacted me to … Continue reading Chapter XII & XIII: Mary Frances’ Treasure Box & Making a Doll’s Apron.

Chapter VIII & IX: Sewing Bird Fairy Lady & Magic and Mystery

After instructing Mary on hand stitching techniques, the Sewing Bird starts her on a grand sampler on canvas. I don’t intend to make one. Cross stitch doesn’t interest me much. I have no need to depict a small house terrorized by a giant black rabbit. Then the Sewing Bird reveals more about herself. ''Dear little … Continue reading Chapter VIII & IX: Sewing Bird Fairy Lady & Magic and Mystery