I realized the bottom bar was coming out wonky despite following the stitch and row counts (from an earlier blanket) precisely. Argh! I ripped back HALF of my work and started again: And last night I finished the body of the blanket. Border to follow. (Poor lighting at night.) Father watched me struggle to untangle … Continue reading Three-Bar Cross Blanket Progress
Was about to start making prosphora and looked up to see this...
I originally posted this many years ago, sometime in 2012. I was going through old drafts today and read this and found it funny. If I had to write the same thing today, things would change for babies 6-11, because everything changes once you lose a child. I had lost two babies at the time … Continue reading Evolution
~ I think I may just keep blogging here with photos as the spirit moves me. I just got a bit burned out by posting actual posts with not much feedback (and I am very grateful to those who did comment much of the time!). My day-to-day blogging will be on Instagram.
I've had this blog for 9 1/2 years now. Partly because our family is outgrowing the title and partly because I feel like I'm talking to a largely empty room, I'm taking a bit of a break. I really enjoy sharing photos and so I've established an Instagram account where you can find me if … Continue reading [pause]
My first log cabin quilt (top). It's approximately 48 inches square. My plan is to go purchase some fabric for backing some of these quilt tops this afternoon.
We have not committed ourselves to the will of God - we believe that everything is in our hands and that we must decide about everything, that God had other things to do in the world. "Will He think about us?" we often ask. This means that we have very little faith and that we … Continue reading God’s Will
All bags are marked down! Anything $25 is reduced to $18; anything $20 is reduced to $15. All but one are reversible (and that one is lined). Four are for children and five are adult-sized. See all of them here!