Throughout his life, Benjamin was fascinated by the idea of time; how to use it, how to save it, and how to make the most of it. At one point during his youth, he asked his most pious father why Grace could not be said but once over the cow thus saving time by omitting it before every meal! He also thought of advancing the hour of the day to coincide with the sun; today we know it as Daylight Savings Time...
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Hour Glass block tutorial
Start the Hour Glass block D units by drawing a diagonal line across the Beige scrap 2 7/8-inch squares. Next layer these prepared Beige squares on top of a Blue scrap 2 7/8-inch square...sew 1/4-inch to each side of the drawn line.
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