Three Generations

Three Generations

This is one of my latest projects.  It seems I need a project going all the time.  After daddy passed this winter, there was much to sort through and so many memories with each new box or drawer.  Mother had kept some of our baby…

The Selah Project

The Selah Project

Some of the ladies at our church have started meeting to do mission projects.  We started with the Shelah Project.  We are making baby gowns for newborns that are still born or live only a short time after birth.  The gowns are made from donated…

The “Christ”mas Tree

The “Christ”mas Tree

I am always on a project.  My little grandaughter seems to have inherited that same quality (good or bad).  When she comes over we get out the scissors, glue, markers, paper, glitter, stickers and anything else we can find to make with. She doesn’t just…

My Small Gift

My Small Gift

I am always on to a new project.  My husband went shopping the other day and brought me home a set of stackable dolls to paint.  Of course I couldn’t wait to get started.  I painted a nativity set with Mary, Joseph, baby Jesus and…

’tis the season . .

’tis the season . .

It is so easy to experience sadness and disappointment during the Christmas season.  Age is no factor.  It affects many.  There are always members of the family who can’t come home for Christmas.  The budget doesn’t always cover the shopping list.  We become so busy…

Clay Pots

Clay Pots

While getting my art degree, I took some ceramic classes.  Although I did not pursue being a potter, it has become a valuable skill to have.  I have made artifacts for my archaeology units.  I have made items for my Bible museum.  I have made…

Classroom Quilts

Classroom Quilts

I have designed and created lots of teaching material throughout my 31 year teaching career, but one of my favorite was the classroom quilts.  Every three weeks we would begin a new unit.  The unit might be archaeology, architecture,  detective, etc.  The setting for each…

The Fabric of Our Lives

The Fabric of Our Lives

I love that so many people make up the fabric of our lives.  I thought how fun that would be to weave together a reminder of those people.  I acquired a pattern for making rag rugs.  Then I cut into strips a pair of my…