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Contemporary Heirloom?

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This pillowcase and its mate will be included in a wedding gift I am putting together for my cousin’s daughter.  The first and only time I saw Jordan was when she was 14 and spent a week with us learning to sew.  Now she has just graduated from University of Nebraska and will be married next week by her father in the church he pastors.

Sewing for others always requires at least a cursory consideration of their personal taste. When her grandmother (my sweet Aunt Rheeta) told me the wedding colors were black and white, and  then the very contemporary invitation arrived, I knew Jordan was a 2012 Thoroughly Modern Millie.

But she is a beautiful young lady, both inside and out, who will be a lovely bride and a loving wife.  She is entitled to her own taste. Continue reading