Underneath the desert sun, beads of sweat trickled down the face of a brave black soldier. He was a man whose courage was as strong as the ironclad walls of the military base he called home, miles away from his birthplace. His name, Jeremiah, echoed through the silent nights and into the hearts of his […]
Seams of Influence: Sewing Stories That Shape Lives
These are inspirational short stories about sewing and quilting and how they connect the fabric of so many lives.
In the bustling heart of Philadelphia, amid the cacophony of clattering horse hooves and murmuring voices, Betsy Ross resided in her quaint upholstery shop. Her nimble fingers, often laced through the elegant threads of fabric, were used to weaving tales as much as they were to sewing seams. One day, as evening descended, casting long […]
The August sun beat down on the back porch as Eleanor watched her grandmother’s wrinkled hands work their magic. At eighty-two years old, Grandma Jean’s knobby fingers nimbly guided the fabric through her antique Singer sewing machine with ease. The staccato whirl of the motor and occasional cluck of Grandma’s tongue were the only sounds […]
In a town so small you could throw a stone from one end to the other, there were two best buddies, Emma and Lily. Now these weren’t your average run-of-the-mill friends. Oh no, these two were like peanut butter and jelly – different, but perfectly complementary. And boy, did they love quilting. Emma’s Story Now, […]