Encouraging news from the modern dance scene here in Dallas/Fort Worth--Bruce Wood may be back. Sunday when I spied these fungi growing on a dead tree at Oak Point I was reminded of a Bruce Wood Dance Company production five years ago. Subdued colors. Swirling skirts. Intricate patterns. How would Bruce have choreographed these mushrooms? When will I see his work again???
In our junior high 4-H club we learned to sew "dirndls". These were the simplest possible skirts made with a rectangle of fabric and elastic to gather the waist.
"Dirndl" is an even stranger word than "drivel".
Our 4-H efforts were much simpler than this Folkwear pattern:
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