Friday, October 06, 2006

I Thought I Was the Only One ...

... who does this:

"After I got in the car, I took the fabric I'd bought out of the bag and stretched it across my lap so I could sneak looks at it on the way home. Before I'd taken the first cut, I'd already transformed it a thousand times."


From The Art of Mending by Elizabeth Berg
(A good read, by the way.)

5 comments:

Hedgehog said...

This is terrific! Thanks for the quote and the recommendation.

joyce said...

I think every quilter has done that at least once. The book sounds like a good read although I am not a fan of mending.

Jane Ann said...

It's metaphorical mending, Joyce--the mending of relationships. It just happens the narrator is a quiltmaker whose specialty is restoring/repairing/mending quilts.

jenclair said...

Love the quote (no, you're not the only one, Jane Ann) and love the cover!

Angie said...

ROFL, don't all of us with that OCD do that??? I thought it was "normal" ROFL Will have to check out that book. THanks for the tip.