A memory of methods and mistakes
Spiral bound, bulging and misfitting pages
Resist all attempts at tidy closure.
First stitches and faltering steps,
Try outs, new techniques,
Avenues explored and cul-de-sacs,
Nice spots and no-go areas,
This messy map and souvenir collection,
As I write this I am reminding myself that nothing is wasted “en-route” in sewing and in life! Very hard to believe sometimes that things that seem to have “gone wrong” or been “unsuccessful” may be useful later! Mmmmm….