In Memory of my Mother on Mother’s Day.

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In memory of my mom who encouraged me to sew, embroider, knit and crochet.

I remember encouragement. Whatever I made was wonderful in my mother’s eyes.

This post celebrates my mom. She passed on two and one-half years ago now. I remember her every day. There is much I could write about, but I think I will focus on her encouragement with the needle arts.

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What Topics Do You Want me to Write About Concerning the Needle-arts?

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I Would like to Celebrate Needle-Art! I know what I am interested in but, I need to know what I should write. What do you want to read?

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I want to quilt! What next?

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Quilting is one of my favorite activities. Quilting is incredibly creative. The word “quilt”  derives from the Latin word “culcita” which means a sack stuffed with feathers, wool or hair used as a covering for warmth. Quilting was used as a means of survival for either blocking out the rays of the sun In Egypt during the time of the Pharaohs or for blocking out the cold and retaining body heat in China, India and Greece. Crusaders were quilting undergarments in the eleventh century. Survival quilting surfaced in the thirteenth and fourteenth century in Europe. It is well documented in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries in North America, and we carry on today, both for functional and decorative purposes.

So what do I need to get started?

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My Vision for Success and How I’m Going To Move Foreward To Make It A reality

I have dissatisfaction. I have a new vision for the future. Now, I have developed the first steps toward my successful blog, books, and website.

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