Almost exactly two years ago I wrote a post about my Compassion International Child, Helen Angela, and her Almost Smile Photo - a photo that I was so happy to get because it was the first time I had seen her remotely happy. Always a serious photo taker, Helen Angela comes off as stern and no-nonsense, … Continue reading Look at that Smile!
Today I am returning to work from my wonderful trip with Compassion International last week. Words still escape me - the expierence was, once again, amazing - and hopefully I'll be able to share many moments with you all soon. Until then, enjoy your Tuesday! "But when Jesus saw it, he was indignant and said to … Continue reading ReEntry
I'm sharing my 8" block created as part of the 52 Quilters Project over here today. Won't you join me?
"The soul is healed by being with children." English proverb
Back in January I came across a call-out on instagram (where you can always find me - I swear I'm addicted to it!) for bloggers who quilt and jumped at the chance to participate. It's been on my "big goal" list for several years now to guest-post at least 6 times on various blogs in … Continue reading 52 Quilters
This past October, I signed up to participate in a year-long quilting bee in an effort to grow my sewing skills and continue to use some of the fabric in my stash. The appropriately named StashBee2015 is quite different from the last quilting bee I participated in. This time, each bee member is responsible for posting once a month … Continue reading StashBee 2015: March Block
Today I'm sharing the final quilt I made to take to my sponsored child Josuè in Ecuador week after next. (To see the other quilts I made for this trip click here or here.) First off, I love this quilt. It is busy and happy and so Josuè. I cannot wait to give it to him … Continue reading Josue’s Red, Beige, & Blue Quilt