This isn't on the topic of needlework, but I can't resist writing about a recent favorite article in the New York Times. Maybe my excuse is that the article has a photo of an American Doll sitting in a basket much like my Jane Austen Stitching Society basket.
Here is the article, a story about a librarian and an American Doll. Do read it and be certain to read the note included from the little girl Flora.
A lesson about the success of tweaking conventional ways of doing things and how the results can be wonderful.