It was My First Creation

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Title Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 24
Subject Pioneers
Description Stories and poems about early Southern Utah Pioneers
Publisher Snow College
Date 1992
Type Text
Format image/jpeg
Language eng
Rights Management Snow College
Holding Institution Snow College
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Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-03-01
Date Modified 2005-03-01
ID 325222
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Title It was My First Creation
Description and my mother showed me how to piece them together. I sewed the seams of the small pieces by hand. Then I remembered seeing little balls of wool that were torn from the sheep when they brushed sfisinst the barbed the lane to the pasture. I could gather these small balls of wool along the fences as we walked. When I had gathered what I felt was enough, I washed the pieces in cool water to rid them of dust and oil. Then I let the wool dry in the sunshine. Now I would need a backing for my small quilt, and wondered where I could find material for that. Then I remembered gathering the little tobacco sacks way when the sacks were empty. Slowly, I gathered enough terial. I had to wash the pieces to get the, smell of tobacco out. to make the backing just large enough to be the same size as the quilt top. Next, I needed to put the three layers where the searas were. It was so pleasing to me, like a work of art. riow it was time to put the three layers together • I used ttny pieces of scrap thread and pushed the needle and 1 tied the two ends carefully together with a double knot so it would never come undone. I followed the pattern of the crazy quilt until I had anchored every- 28
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Identifier 042_It was My First Creation.jpg
Source Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 24
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-02-19
Date Modified 2005-02-19
ID 325122
Reference URL