Contributed by Darla Mercer

Darla Mercer
Bend, OR
Grandmothers, Handmade

Grandma never wasted a thing! I’ve seen her wash off a partially used ice cube and put it back in the freezer for future use. Every scrap of fabric was used and re-used and when it could be used no more, it would find its final resting place somewhere in a patchwork quilt.