Our favorite cover for Reversible Skirt

by | Nov 13, 2010 | Memoir, Musings, Reversible Skirt | 2 comments


Reversible Skirt front cover

This is a beautiful version of the cover for Reversible Skirt that my sister Kathy did a while back. She is thinking of adding some subtle color to it. I can hardly wait to see what she does next.

This isn’t proportional to the dimensions of what the actual book will be (this looks like a 6×9 cover, and the book will be 5.25 x 8), so there will be less of the lower part of our mother’s picture, which, I believe, will be a good thing.

I think the picture of our mother ghosted in the background is so fitting, but maybe it should be a bit lighter. In the next version, I expect we’ll dispense with the notice of the RockWay Press award, too.

What do you think? Isn’t Kathy brilliant?

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2 Comments

  1. Chris Predick

    love it! No color necessary… we are talking the ’50’s, right! I remember showing my first grade class (as their teacher) a photo of me when I was in first grade… one little girl queried, “Mrs. Predick, when did you turn color??” Love it.

  2. admin

    Thanks for the enthusiastic feedback, Chris. That’s a funny anecdote It’s similar to a question one of my nephews asked his mom the first time he saw an old black and white movie: “When did the world get color?” :o)

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