shala_beads (shala_beads) wrote,


My mother couldn't crochet. She wanted to learn so much, and I remember her struggling with the hook and my books *trying* to figure it out, and trying to teach her, but for whatever reason, she NEVER got it. She build coffee tables, made gorgeous clothes for me, and did needlepoint.

One of her favorite things to stitch was a saying from Eleanor Powell.
What we are is God's gift to us. What we become is our gift to God.
I'm not sure if it was a pattern she made up, or one she had, then modified to fit the sizes she did it in, so I can't really make a pattern off her original, but I downloaded some freeware crossstitch programs recently, and I think I'll make a pattern for cross stitch.
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