January 13, 2020
The subject given to create a story at a Writer’s Club meeting was “What is the oldest thing you have and why do you still have it?” For me it is an old and cherished quilt. It is nothing like today’s quilts which are made using brightly colored material in artistic patterns and mostly stitched using a quilting machine. This quilt is made with muted colors that have been softened with age. The tiny squares are of aged cotton. Some were cut from cotton patterned flour sacks. The stitches that connects the squares together are short and expertly placed just right.
One can only imag...