1. "She seeketh wool and flax And worketh willingly with her hands." Proverbs (from Lee)
2. "A woman with needlework in her hands is generally assumed to have no other thoughts in her head, and can safely harbor any number of improprieties." Patricia A McKillip, Od Magic (from Melissa)
3. "I pray that risen from the dead/ I may in Glory stand/ A crown, perhaps, upon my head/ But a needle in my hand." I found that but I can't remember where. Mind like a sieve.
4. "I cannot count a day complete, 'til needle, thread, and fabric meet" best pal's inspiration quote
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Today's UFO, pictured above, is Majestic Rooster by Eileen Bennett. It's from an old issue of Cross Stitch and Country Crafts. I started it sometime in the mid-90s, and abandoned it because I started stitching in the middle, then jumped around. Theres not a mistake in the stitching--the whole thing is riddled with mistakes. So, I put it aside. After all that, my mother changed her decor...