Continuing – When I was eight years old and learning to do Needlework – learning that the more you do it – the better you become with the project! Also, was learning , “Haste makes Waste.” You need to take your time and be careful so that the small stitches produce the look and design intended for the project. Large sloppy stitches and carelessness won’t pass muster, with the Nuns!
One visiting Sunday, I had told my Mother, that I was learning to do “Cross-stitch” and she thought that was “Terrific!” Some time later Mom brought me some threads of various colors, and a small linen hand towel, requiring someone to select the right colors of thread and do the design .
Well, that’s what I did, but I was in a hurry, and when I had completed it – I did not like the finished towel. I could see first hand sloppy work – looks bad no matter how you look at it. All I could do was to now be very careful to undo everything, I had just done?
It was close to “Christmas” – and I made up my mind – this is going to be done right – there’s no other way! This needs to be done and done perfectly, because I will be making this “Towel as a gift for my Mother!”
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