Baptism Banner Reflections

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”

Mending, Making, and Motherhood

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”

No Wasted Memories

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.