Do you follow the Literary Sewing Circle? Bless Melanie’s fiction-loving heart, she’s organized the fourth instalment of this sewing and reading event. Since its inception, participants in the Literary Sewing Circle have read, and maybe sewn something inspired by, Something Wicked This Way Comes by Ray Bradbury, Dance, Gladys, Dance by Cassie Stocks, The New Moon’s Arms by Nalo Hopkinson, and now The Painted Girls by Cathy Marie Buchanan. Melanie always picks interesting books and leads great discussions about each book on her blog Following the Thread. She also conducts interviews with the authors when possible, posts lots of sewing inspiration related to the book, and this time has even arranged for some prizes. Thank you, Melanie, for bringing together two of my favourite pastimes: reading and sewing!
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