Over the past year, I’ve had several discussions with people about my method for making banners or wall hangings. Let me tell you, it’s not a one step process! In fact, even though I’ve made quite a few wall hangings by now, I still follow a detailed checklist I made for myself so that I’mContinue reading “Baptism Banner Reflections”
I go back and forth with whether to include photos of my kids (often just their extremities) on my Reclaimed for Good posts. I don’t want to use them for “likes”, and I definitely don’t want to give the impression that I’m such an awesome mom with the best kiddos ever because, “Look! My kidsContinue reading “Mending, Making, and Motherhood”
Memorial projects are incredibly special to me. I love hearing stories about the person’s life and keep them in the forefront of my mind as I cut and sew, doing my best to incorporate bits and pieces of who they were into the design. My goal is always to create a piece that can be a tangible reminder of a beautiful person whose memory lives on in the hearts of those who loved him or her. Here is a peek at my process.
Who do you hope your kids look up to?
I’m on my fifth rodeo involving parenting a toddler in church. Rodeo, I say, because containing a toddler in the pew and riding a bucking bronco are pretty much the same thing sometimes.
My kids teach me so much about life.
Our youngest is every bit of two and a half with a strong will to boot. Her favorite phrase for the past 6 months?
“Do it self!”
“I got it! Do. It. SELF!”