- the lying of a queen-sized sheet on the living room floor (the only place in this apartment there is space for such an endeavor).
- the opening of three large-ish bags of white 'bits' of fabrics/vintage pieces/doilies etc. and tossing the pieces in the general direction of the floored sheet
- much crawling about on said floor arranging and most probably re-arranging all the bits and even more crawling about pinning things down (hopefully not to the carpet!)
- hauling the lot to the sewing machine and sewing down, using one of my 'fancy' stitches
- a visit to the chiropractor to re-align my knees
- standing back and deciding whether I've created something worthwhile, or something that looks like critter barf
The Plot Thickens!!
Another in the ancestor series.
I have no idea who this couple is unfortunately.
Here's another of the autograph book pieces, dated July 17, 1938...
You'll find there's nothing sweeter
Clear to the journey's end
Than one who understands you
A good and faithful friend
So here's the whole thing in a line
I'm glad I'm yours and you are mine
Ohh, the grand plan!ReplyDelete
I can't wait to see it, You do like to tease.ReplyDelete
I highly doubt anything you create could look like "critter barf"! There is no way I could work on the floor. That is quite the "Dandy" couple in this photo.ReplyDelete
The grand plan sounds very interesting.... I'll look forward to hearing and seeing more! Great hat in the photo! Christine xReplyDelete
I'm intrigued by your description of this endeavor! What a lovely couple. I'm sorry no one remembers them, though.ReplyDelete
Looking forward to seeing your creation...BTW, I chuckled at the mention of the chiroReplyDelete
Another great photo and another great quote. :) Your grand plan does sound fun! I look forward to seeing how it turns out. And, I hope it is not too hard on the knees!ReplyDelete
Pretty photograph MA!ReplyDelete
I am wondering if you invented the Grand Plan or were inspired by someone else's GP? No matter, we are all eager to see what you have come up with!ReplyDelete
Such great clothing, they are snippets of times past but always amaze me how smart theyd be for their photos.ReplyDelete
A great shame smiles weren't always evident mind you - many of my folks sat rigid and dour back then too!