I was amazed to ﬁnd out that a friend’s grandmother was 83 years old. She didn’t look a day over 60. She spent a lot of time working in her garden in the sunshine, but she always wore a wide-brim hat and long sleeves to protect her skin.
Originally designed by Mabel Levin in 1926, the easy two-row edging adds bling to this set of two simple borders. Along with the matching insertion, they are suitable for many purposes, and may be used separately or in combination.
This set of seven charming animal and insect insertions—a happy dog, busy bees, a butterﬂy, a mother duck and duckling swimming along, an owl, a pony, and a pair of playful cats—were designed by Ethel Herrick Stetson in 1912.