{more} grace and a watercolor card {or two!} ~

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hi friends, and a happy, joyful friday to you all!  life recently has, at times, left me more-than-weary lately.  has that happened to you?perhaps i feel that way because i’ve  tried to “manage”  life and be strong in my own power and strength.  and I’ve become grace-less.  selfish.  self-absorbed.perhaps because i have not dipped into the deep of the Only One’s limitless well of living water… filled …

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 …

all about grace ~

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“what in the world, in all this world, is grace?“ “One act of thanksgiving,  when things go wrong with us, is worth a thousand thanks when things  are agreeable to our inclinations.” Saint John of Avila  from one thousand gifts by ann voskamp chapter five and good morning!  i’m reading ann voskamp’s book, “one thousand gifts” and it’s an amazing …

Grace Overflowing ~

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Little by little.   Inch by inch.  Hour by hour. Stitch by stitch.  thread change by thread change. Thanking God. For Grace.   Unstoppable.  Overflowing.  A Grace-Full Finish. ~ Soli Deo Gloria ~ Linking up with Studio JRU Have a great weekend! Leslie says:

Filling up the Space of Grace ~

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Here’s some of the progress I made this past weekend,  on my newest piece, “Grace.” FMQ on the letters is done is done with King Tut, 40 wt. 100% ELS cotton thread in white.  The FMQ for the all of the feathers has been done with Rainbows tri-lobals, 40 weight, variegated and solid polyesters.  And the bobbin thread for all …

Grace on My Mind ~

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I enjoy ‘foiling’ – it’s rather addictive, partly because it’s mostly instant gratification. I want to also try it with stamps, and thermofax screens… when I have more t-i-m-e!  You know – that “T” word! And…a continuation from my Sunday Clean-Up & round robin ‘event’ – ha!  Found this small piece of leftover hand dyed fabric found stuffed in the …