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'Twas A Day in October (Part 2) ~

October 25, 2018

Some orange and green,

And purple, too;

A big smile from Phyllis Smith of St. Jacob,

Is wonderful proof;

Now what have we here?

An industrious soul;

Cutting strips of fabric diligently by hand,

And collecting them in a basket right by her stand;

Do you recognize her, yet . . .

Of course you do, 

It's Sheri Glasscock, the owner of Calico Moon;

Came all the way from Lebanon, Illinois, indeed she did,

Her shop specializes in civil war fabrics, antiques, and gifts;

And here we see her with a mighty big rig,

A whopper of a rug needs a frame to weave;

Those little strips of fabric she cut, oh so patiently.

This one became the cover for an antique stool at Calico Moon!

 Photos courtesy of Lois Metzger.

Next time we'll continue on with Part 3,

the completed rugs you'll love to see . . . 

 

to be continued . . . 

Did you miss Part 1 of our poem?  Click right here to go back there. 

Click here to read Part 3 . . .

 

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