Close, but…

Close, but...

This is a “current” version of Sunbonnet Sue, one that I did on my embroidery machine from a purchased design. It’s nice. But it doesn’t quite evoke the same feeling as the vintage blocks I have. I think it’s because of the history that lives in those stitches from another time, another woman, another beloved child to receive it. It can’t be reproduced. But, perhaps my story will live on in my stitches…


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