good tidings of great joy ~ a quilted wallhanging

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dear friends ~Merry Christmas from the depths of my heart, and i pray you the angel’s tidings for your hearts, that are for all men.  Amen. Luke 2:8-14: “now there were in the same country shepherds living out in the fields, keeping watch over their flock by night. and behold, an angel of the Lord stood before them, and the glory of …

grace… specially for grace ~

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grace ~  for grace.a couple weeks ago, i finished this piece, just now got around to getting the pictures loaded here on the blog… a special order for her.  a special blessing for me.{thank you grace!}inside shot above.   i finished this piece using my ‘faux piping’ technique {click here to see that post} outside shot below. quilted with silver metallic …

feathering my nest ~

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hello! really ~ it’s as simple as this:~ start with a beautiful luminous hand-dyed fabric {by chris daly of dyecandy.etsy.com}~ play with drawing a feather ~ make a plan to add delicious neon thread color {i got mine in the set of twelve, partytime pack!} of magnifico threads from superiorthreads.com ~ go for a little hand painting with acrylic inks~ have …