Maggie Wilson Author

Historical Non-Fiction in Northern Ontario

Archive for July 24th, 2014

Dressing Down

Mom was handy with the sewing machine. She made a lot of our clothing or altered the neighbour’s hand-me-downs. She was forever lamenting how quickly we grew. Either she purchased, sewed, or mended our clothing and that meant additional expense, time, and effort to keep us outfitted. She was a “frequent flyer” at the nearby textile shop. Even though she browsed the bolts of fabric displayed on the “new this […]

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