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Stuffed Fabric and Yoyo Owls

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This Independence Day Bob and I went to a wedding in Arizona. This meant I would have a 6 to 7 hour drive both ways to work on these owls. Deciding to do hand projects while driving gave me a big block of time to work on projects. The stuffed fabric owls I had to […]

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Sewing Room Organization Part 2

This is part to of the Sewing Room Organization Series. Here it has been 2 weeks of going through my books and figuring out if I want them or out the door. This process has been enlightening like said before, but I also felt some remorse at letting go of my books from my youth. […]

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Sewing Room Organization – Part 1

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What to do when your sewing room organization is not working for you? I wasn’t sure of what to write about this time with my room being in such an upheaval. This does not make me feel like sewing but organizing and cleaning. That gave me the idea for writing about this process! My mom […]

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How to make a Table Runner into a Blind

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This blind started out as a table runner. I gave it to my sister Kim when I was visiting her and I thought I was done with it. She loved it and wanted it to be part a window cover. It gets very hot inside the room during the summer so something to block the […]

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4 Quick and Easy Gifts

Here are four fun and quick sewing gifts to give. Placemats These beautiful sunflower placemats I made for Charlotte who is my son Robert’s wife and she loves sunflowers. We bought this great fabric while I was out there last summer. I made them up quickly and here they are. I used this fast pattern […]

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Pentecost Banner

The Pentecost is found in the book Acts and marked the anointing and coming of the Holy Spirit and creation of the church.  We annually celebrate the birth of our universal church 50 days after Easter Sunday. The color for the entire Pentecost season is red, although many traditions use green in the “Ordinary Season” […]

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Jesus Holding a lamb

Shepherd: As the dictionary says: #2- One who cares for and guides a group of people, as a minister or teacher. As a symbol it is use as a beloved theme in Christian literary and pictorial imagery. The usage of spiritual leaders as shepherds or pastors has its roots in the Old Testament. They learn […]

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MARINERS VISION

Mariners vision was made for my dad, Richard Hawthorne, who was a Libra. There are four different constellations representing my mom, Priscilla, the Aquarius. My brother, Dana and my sister Vicky are Sagittarius, plus my youngest sister Kim the Aries. I am the Gemini, Pam. As you look at this quilt you should look for […]

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Memorial Banner

Dove: The Dove is the primary symbol of the Holy Spirit, because the Holy Sprit was present as a dove at the baptism of Christ. In Christian art, the dove is depicted in representations of the Trinity and the Annunciation. In the Old Testament, the dove, with an olive branch in its mouth, became a […]

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Mission Statement Banner

At First Presbyterian Church we invite people to follow Jesus Christ in a community where we EXALT god in Worship, EMBRACE one another in love, ENCOURAGE spiritual growth, and EQUIP every person for ministry in the church and world.

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