"Along the way, I also stitched together a version of motherhood, like my quilt, tailored only to me, pieced together from fragments that seemed to fit. Like setting out to sew a simple little quilt, only to watch it grow to a kingsized project, I stumbled and persevered through motherhood. Like sewing, I just kept going, noticing all the many ways I could enlarge it and do it the way that felt right. The further along I got, the better I liked the still-unfolding results of both projects."
-An excerpt from writer Lisa Romeo's wonderful Depression-Era Quilt essay on Skirt!.com.
Read it in its entirety here.