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Wild Daffodil

A newcomer has a business that is sew good.


January 22, 2020


SEW SHOP: Willeke Pratt is the owner of a new sewing-oriented shop in town on Main Street.

Goldendale has needed a sewing shop for quite some time now, ever since Nettie Browning closed her store outside of town several years ago. We now have one right in the middle of town for easy access-Wild Daffodil opened in December by the very capable Willeke Pratt.

Willeke (pronounced with a "V") is one of seven girls in her family, born and raised in South Africa. She enjoyed sewing and knitting while in school and went on to Cape Town University to earn her degree in Home Economics and became the manager of a yarn and sewing managing store.

Circumstances led her to Holland, where she worked in a fashion store. While attending church, she met Douglas, an Englishman, and they were marr...

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