I spend a good deal of my time sewing, so I see the world a little differently than most people. Everything is full of lines and colors, problems and patterns — and good planning in the beginning usually helps everything to work out in the end.
My friend Pat White sent me a box of fabrics to make a quilt for a charity we both support, Mothers Fighting for Others, and this is the end result. When I first saw the fabrics, the sweet calico prints made me think of Little House on the Prairie. Since the aim is to raise […]
In 2001, Tracy Alva Lawder lost her mother. Two months later, 35-year-old Tracy felt tingling and numbness in her arms and legs on her entire left side. Family and friends assured her that she was probably experiencing depression or anxiety brought on by the loss of her mother. It wasnâ€™t until she went for an […]
I don’t usually go to the movies. It’s just too darn expensive. But I am going tomorrow. I know this will be worth every penny. You see, tomorrow is International Women’s Day, and I am celebrating by going to see this movie. I watched the preview and I felt inspired. I hope you do too. […]