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Five Realities of Fear

Five Realities of Fear

Fear has become a part of my daily life. Yet, I'm not letting it hold me back from reaching for my dreams. Let these 5 realities encourage you to reach for yours too. »

When God's Will is Gray

When God’s Will is Gray

As a young child I was taught the black and white of God’s truth.  All things had a right and a wrong, and my supreme goal in life was to discern the right from the wrong and choose the right, all the while depending on God’s grace to cover me in those moments when I chose the black, not the white. The overriding principle taught to me at church as a teen, aside from becoming like Chri... »

Free Monogrammed Knit Dishcloth Pattern

FREE Monogrammed Knit Pattern

If you like to knit, you'll LOVE my monogrammed dishcloth patterns! Now you can try one for free from my Ravelry store. »

5 Things You Probably Don’t Know About Sewing Boy Scout Patches

5 Things You Probably Don’t Know About Sewing Boy Scout Patches

I was so proud of myself after sewing on these boy scout patches that I decided to write an instructional blog about it.  And then I went looking for other online tutorials to see how you’re “supposed” to sew on patches, and I discovered that I could have done it so much more easily! So instead of writing a fresh tutorial for you, I’m going to link to a great tutorial that ... »

Heavenly Face and Body Cream

Heavenly Face and Body Cream

Well over a month ago I posted about my facial cream experiment.  What started out as a simple attempt to find an all-natural facial cream that I both like and am not allergic to turned into a full-blown semi-scientific endeavor that has ended up in my complete obsession with making lotion.  This is evidenced by the fact that I recently told my kids I could not…{fill in the blank}… bec... »

How to Make Continuous Bias Tape

How to Make Continuous Bias Tape

I’ve tried several ways of making custom bias tape, and by far my favorite way is to make it in a continuous loop all at once, so that you don’t have to piece together a dozen strips of fabric and then stitch and tie and cut a billion times.  I found several tutorials online, which I will share with you here.  They all have their own benefits, but I think my favorite is the one at Sew-... »

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