Sewing for the neighbours

Scouting: it seems years ago that my mother sewed on my own badges, on my own rough brown shirt.

Now, in a fun twist of fate, I am sewing on badges for my lovely neighbours’ children. I am definitely seeking the title of Queen of the Sewing Machine in this apartment building! Come to think of it, I rather suspect there is no competition at all. Sewing is hardly a fashionable hobby around here, as far as I can see.

ScoutingCome to think of it, maybe my kiddies might soon enjoy scouting? But, living in the centre of the city, this seems rather an odd idea. I associate it with running around in the wild woods. But wilderness, in the city, might be just around the corner. Who knows?

Happy exploring! JJ


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Academic and quilter
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3 Responses to Sewing for the neighbours

  1. Pamela says:

    You are very kind to help your neighbor. That scout will be proud to have the badges sewn on.

  2. Josefina says:

    You’re a great neighbor! Bless you heart.

  3. Hilary S says:

    At the school where I work, Gstaad International School, we have just introduced a module entitled Life Skills and one of the skills will be sewing on a button (or maybe a badge)!

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