“But no one will look at the hem!”

“Yes they will,” retorted her mother “if it’s worth looking at; now, do you want pin tucks and lace…

…or scallops and tulle?.”

Pouting and frowning were getting the willful, puling child nowhere!

“Why can’t I just have a plain border? Why do my dresses always have to have a fancy hem?”

“Well, because I’m making the dress and everyone knows that, and it’s not just about you, it’s about me too!”


Each week, the lovely and talented Ivy Walker hosts a link-up challenging writers to spin a tale in six sentences – no more, no less. Click on the link right here to find out more and link your own post. While you’re there, click on the blue frog button to find more stories from some wonderful storytellers.

This week’s prompt was border.