Monday, August 9, 2010

Learn From Your Grandmother

Even though all of my Grandmothers have long since passed away, I still remember many of the things they taught me. (Grandmothers are smart.) So I was delighted when I came across Erin Bried's How To Sew A Button: And Other Nifty Things Your Grandmother Knew. A light, but educational book, it would make a perfect graduation/off to college or wedding/commitment ceremony gift. The intended audience is women, but the majority of the tips are non-gender specific.

One of my favorite tips from the book--

Topic: How To Knit A Scarf:

If you poop out early, either set aside your project for later or cast off and congratulate yourself for making one amazing pot holder.

Go call your Grandmother, she'd love to hear from you.
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