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Grandma’s Kitchen Block of the Week #19 of 25

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Grandma’s Kitchen Block of the Week #19 by Pat Sloan  is called Mending Basket and our memory stories are supposed to relate to that, so here goes mine.

My Mammaw and all of my aunts had a sewing basket where all the mending resided until it was repaired. Unless it was an emergency repair it had to wait until a rainy day or winter time as summers were pretty busy around the farm. I remember lots of denim scraps to patch jeans and overalls and lots of buttons in jars.  I can remember my aunt sewing on buttons and patches while we watched Bonanza, the Rifleman, and Roy Rogers on TV.

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