The Dressmaker ticks off the female author writing about a female protagonist for the BWB reading challenge. Really enjoying the book, others haven't been so keen, but the diversity of the characters, none if whom come out well. Little people in a little town.
"Just this week I completed my pressing ham collection. Yes. Completed. I’ve had a seam roll and 6×9 Dritz pressing ham for about four years now. But, I never really knew there were more hams until a post by Els at the Sewing Divas. A few months later I picked up the Dritz Guide to Modern Sewing and read about the difference between a dressmaker’s ham and a tailor’s ham..."