my quilted born again crosses ~

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mornin’ ~i always enjoy making “born again crosses.”  these are quilts of all kinds; placemats, wall hangings, paper quilts, or just leftover painted fabric, embellished.  i’ve been cutting up some older quilts, and i quite enjoy seeing each one of these exhibit their “new life” into the shape of a cross.  such nice little tokens of faith, of Christ, Easter, and baptism.  and …

faux leather ~ masculine crosses for 2014

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morning everyone ~i love creating these little crosses… this time it was with leftover leather fabric.in black and brown.  each backed with sturdy cardstock, and zig zagged stitched and a ribbon attached.  great little bookmarks, thank you gifts, baptism, graduation, and more.i tried for a more masculine look.  did i succeed?  what do you think?  and yes… i was wanting not …

New Crosses ~ Part Two

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hi there ~ happy monday! i’m catchin’ up… announcing the winner of the cross give-a-way, which i’m a tad bit late doing, but heck ~ that’s kind of a slice of life, isn’t it?  and it’s all good.   i really do love making these crosses…  and here’s a new colorway from the brighter-toned ones i posted about earlier.  the …