"One dollar and eighty-seven cents. That was all. And sixty cents of it was in pennies. Pennies saved one and two at a time by bulldozing the grocer and the vegetable man and the butcher.... Three times Della counted it. One dollar and eighty-seven cents. And the next day would be Christmas."
--The Gift of the Magi, by O. Henry
Today's post is brought to you by the color purple!
Served with Tazo Passion herbal infusion -- a magical blend of hibiscus, lemon grass, rose hips, mango and passion fruit flavors.
Often described as an herbal tea, there is actually no tea in it at all.
It's a good cuppa!
So this is what 170 purple 4-patches look like ...
All posing as a single act just one more time ...
Ready for the next step!
Sew forth and sew on...