market needlework

My mom made all of my clothes (except for my Girl Scout uniforms and swim suits). And while I absolutely did not get her abilities for or interest in sewing, I appreciate the art involved.

And maybe that’s why these clothes (which were hanging from a metal panel that had a bit of a makeshift look to it) at a Sicilian market caught my attention. But, really, though, why would anyone overlook that delicate pink and white edging on that sleeve?

La Vucciria Market
Palermo, Sicily
photographed 8.30.2022

Posted on October 25, 2022, in Photography and tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 2 Comments.

  1. My mother made me a swimsuit. But she didn’t know about getting swimsuit elastic. The first time I jumped into the water, the elastic lost its stretchy and my bottoms came down as I came up. Fortunately no one noticed but me.

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