I’m so excited! Melanie from followingthethread.ca is hosting a literary sewalong! I have been thinking about how great it would be to do something like that for a while now, and the universe answered my half-baked thoughts about it by sending a fairy-literary-sewalong-mother in the shape of Melanie to organize and host it. Woo-hoo!

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The first book Melanie has proposed for her Literary Sewing Circle is Ray Bradbury’s Something Wicked This Way Comes. I’m such a keener that I’ve already finished the book — which I really enjoyed — and found my sewing inspiration. Tom Fury is a lightning rod salesman that ambles into town “all dressed in storm-colored clothes” while “somewhere not so far back, vast lightnings stomped the earth. Somewhere, a storm like a great beast with terrible teeth could not be denied.”  And all this on page... [read more]