Sunday, March 03, 2013
I've Been Doing It All Wrong
Never try to sew with a sink full of dirty dishes or beds unmade. When there are urgent housekeeping chores, do these first so that your mind is free to enjoy sewing.
When you sew, make yourself as attractive as possible. Put on a clean dress. Keep a little bag of French chalk near your sewing machine to dust your fingers at intervals.
Have your hair in order, powder and lipstick put on. If you are constantly fearful that a visitor will drop in or your husband will come home, and you will not look neatly put together, you will not enjoy your sewing.'
Drat! I'm all out of French chalk... I wonder if the fact that I sew on a Pfaff and not a Singer machine matters?...M