Grandma’s Napkins; A Granny Inspired Green Project
April 6, 2010
As we looked through Grandma’s things, and memories associated with each item came back to our minds, Angela and I went down to the basement. While down in the depths of the earth, we stumbled upon a giant treasure chest filled with wonders. It was actually the chest that her family used when they immigrated to America from Germany, and she had recently been using it to store all her sewing supplies and fabric scraps. There were tons of great swatches, from years past, that would be quite difficult to find in stores today. Unfortunately, many of the fabric swatches were rather small, but I knew Angela would find something creative to do with them. We loaded them up, happy to have found our treasure.
Fast forward to today. Well, it took a while, but we found a great use for some of those small fabric scraps and we thought the idea fit in great with this months theme of “reduce, reuse, repurpose, recycle.” See I’m Busting My Stash Up This Month and Going Green for more info. Grandma’s leftover fabric scraps are now our nightly dinner napkins.