Green Altar Parament

I’ve been needing to document this project for a while now. Today is the day. I received permission to create a green parament for the altar at my church – collected green samples and purchased yardage for the chosen few. First job was to create a pattern. It was to be a stained glass affect. I love this art because it is so freeing to think outside the box and create whatever God may place within my reach.

Here are some pictures of the process. Hope you don’t find it too boring:) I love the art and am dreaming of a purple parament for Advent!

After drawing the pattern to lay on the table, I copied it to cut up and use to cut the fabric. Each piece is numbered.

It all looks so easy with these few pictures. It was a work of love!

Corn Flower Zipper Bag

Corn Flower Zipper Bag

A wonderful neighbor has been ‘getting her exercise’ by mowing our lawn along with hers.  She has mowed around the wild flowers, leaving beautiful sprays of nature’s color as the seasons change.  I took a picture of the cornflower crop and sent it to, a company that creates fabric and paper products from photos.  As a gift for her, this zipper bag was made from twill fabric and lined with quilting fabric and batting, with free-motion quilting. The bag is 8 x 10 inches with a 48″ strap — just the right size for quick errands. She loved it!