They arrive as soon as the library opens.
Women with sewing machines, suitcases, bags.
There is one man today.
The teacher is a genius, making 350 quilts
in her adult years, any one of which would
take me 10 years. She demonstrates
the New York Beauty with paper pieces.
It's not easy to picture the seam under
two layers of fabric and a piece of paper.
But it's worth it. Although I "unsew"
a dozen times, my finished arc has nice points.
My arcs go together, then the quarter circle
inside them, a finishing outer corner and
Voila! I can do it!