By Lillian Skelton Fisher
by Lillian Skelton Fisher
My Aunt T used to be this sort of striking girl. i needed others to grasp approximately her. That’s why I wrote this tale. She died in 2002. She used to be 100 years previous. a person who knew her in simple terms had the main amazing reviews approximately her and knew me as her baby.
Aunt T is on the middle of this tale, spanning 3 generations of girls who persisted abuse, humiliation, and heartaches from an abusive father. This tale will make clear the reprehensible facet of African-American existence in a small southern city and a nurturing and supportive lady who continuously considered others first.
Aunt T had an extraordinary expertise for dressmaking with none formal education. She made outfits from styles she reduce from newspapers. She used to be regularly good dressed and taught me to stitch at 5 years old.
About the Author
Lillian Skelton Fisher used to be born October 31, 1940, on Halloween, in a truly small city known as Silsbee, Texas. She lived together with her Aunt T from delivery till she used to be 8 years previous. Aunt T advised her she observed her prior to her mom did.
Lillian met her organic mom and siblings for the 1st time whilst she used to be 8. Her mom left Texas almost immediately after her delivery to trip to California with buddies to shape a church (Palm Lane Church of God in Christ) in l. a. (Watts).
Lillian was once 5 years previous the 1st time Aunt T gave her a stitching activity. She used to be stunned at how good Lillian tailored to the projects. Aunt T directed and encouraged her into type layout. Lillian excelled within the garments periods in junior and senior highschool. to augment her skills in type, she attended l. a. alternate Tech, lengthy seashore nation, and El Camino faculties. She labored within the garment for a few years. Lillian has taught type layout periods and fashion-related matters at exchange Tech collage, El Camino university, and the style Institute of layout and advertising (FIDM) in Los Angeles.
(2010, paperback, one hundred thirty pages)