journal entry: Easier than the last batch of cushions. For sure. This was Afton’s birthday cushion. I made it and she loved it. She plopped right down on it. That is the test. Two 36″ circles of duck fabric.
journal entry: As I continued to prowl around for Bristle Animals for my new Christmas Nativity, I found two very angelic raccoons. Perhaps they didn’t look very angelic when I found them with their black masks and shiny, black eyes,
journal entry: Christmas Trees. Most people have one. Some trees are live and some are not. Ours is not. It is covered with ornaments that children love. Dinosaurs, snowmen, monkeys, frogs, camels, children, treasures, knights, robots. Chains of pearls
journal entry: Swans. Swimming and sailing and sweeping through the sky. Companion print to the multiplying giraffes which is found on this site in another post. I wanted puffy and poofy. I wanted someone I love to feel that the
journal entry: I dreamed about giraffes for weeks. They multiplied before my eyes. Every time I finished one, another appeared. That is how it seemed to me. Grandpa often asked if I was still working on the giraffes. Yes.
journal entry: How can it possibly be Christmas without quilts for the dollys ? This may have been one of my most delightful Christmas projects ever. Dolly Quilts. For little, tiny people. I mostly used scraps and in the case of the quilt
journal entry: We know there were shepherds watching over their flocks by night when the Angel of the Lord came before them and made them sore afraid. I don’t know how much those special lambs
journal entry: I took my time. Isn’t that what we tell children to do ? My vision was a Nativity made up of Bristle Animals. First, I had to find them. That can be a trick. Then, I had to bring