Friday, March 6, 2009

One of my favorite things........Bonnets!

With Easter on its way, I was thinking of bonnets......not the kind with "all the things upon it."
No, I love the wonderful, earthy farm bonnets that shaded the faces of those who loved
the earth and worked it on a daily basis for survival and to add some beauty to their homesteads.
Such care was taken with these utilitarian pieces of their wardrobes. Hand stitching and homespuns that were handily woven for the purpose of household needs and family. Enjoy  these
reminders of a simpler time when physical labor was a necessity but the rewards of a bountiful table and no problems falling asleep were the blessings of the day. Just a side note....isn't it funny that in todays world, a tan face and body is worth paying for and in simpler was the last thing you wanted and you did your very best to keep your face and arms milky white and smooth
as silk........maybe we should revisit those times and learn from those who have gone before us....
happy friday,


SweetAnnee said...

Yummy yum yum yum
I love them too sweet Sarah

fondly, Deena

Lori said...

Oh too..heavy sigh..