Contributed by Glenn Pease on Mar 20, 2021
When it comes t winning prizes for creativity with thread and needle, women have it sewed up,
and we want to focus our attention on a woman who sewed herself right into the fabric of biblical
history. Dorcas is her name, and her needle was her fame.
Grace Synder was born in 1885 and grew up on a lonely prairie in Nebraska. She lived in a sod
house that cost about twelve dollars to build. Water was scarce, and so they used their Saturday
night bath water to water the flowers. There was not much to do, and so Grace took up quilting.