Using wedding dresses to make the pages of my books has made me re-examine all of my family heirlooms -- those cherished handmade items by my grandmother and other family members that sit in boxes, waiting for the perfect living room, the perfect house, the perfect place to put them, the perfect project . . .
Each year I say I am going to do something with them. Another year goes by. This beautiful needle point design was hand stitched more than 50 years ago by a family member.