HNW - kids and sewing/needlework (was Re: Dolls and no daughters)

Carolyn Kayta Barrows kayta at
Thu Jan 4 23:34:03 PST 2001

Sue Clemenger writes, in a message sent 07:28 P 01/04/01 -0700:
>*snort*--Sounds like me and my sister.  She doesn't sew at all, and
>looks like a d***ed fashion plate, and I'm usually grubbing around in
>jeans and tee shirts, except on weekends, when I'm usually in
>Elizabethan. <ggg>
>Carolyn Kayta Barrows wrote:
>> My almost-17-year-old wants to design fashionable clothes and, of course,
>> wear them.  She does no needlework.  She claims she knows how to sew but
>> nothing yet is worth sewing (not if she can get me to do it, that is).  

This is the same daughter who was into those super-ruffly girly dresses
when she was 4 years old.  No, I did not sew these for her,nor waste any
time on 'French handsewing'.  I bought them used, until she got over it.

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