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lemonade whole

It’s very rewarding to face a design challenge and come away satisfied. I had almost completed three matching Thanksgiving outfits for my grandchildren using this brown plaid Viyella.  They were to be worn at a huge gathering of extended family.

Then my son’s plans changed. He and his family, including two of the three grandchildren, would not be joining us for dinner. Even  though I knew this was far short of a disaster, I was, nonetheless, disappointed. As mentioned in the previous post, since I had lemons I would make lemonade.

Our daughter’s family would be there with 8 month old Alastair. He, at least, would be decked out in his brown plaid Jon-Jon and button-on turkey bib. But his cousin Robert’s matching set and cousin Laurel’s dress needed another purpose for another day. Continue reading