Thursday, August 6, 2009
Main Entry: un·sew
Function: transitive verb
Inflected Form(s): un·sewed; un·sewn\-ˈsōn\ or un·sewed; un·sew·ing
Date: 14th century
: to undo the sewing of
Spending time these days unsewing old jeans.
(The plan is to re-sew the material into some improvised quilts.)
The ripping of their stitches and the opening up of their folded hems and seams is very relaxing. I adore the variations in color and subtle textures revealed in this process.