Wednesday, August 24, 2016

Peaceful Lull

During a quiet period between company, I've been sewing. It's not too soon to prepare for Christmas.  For the record, I've been sprinkled with glitter from the fabric during the last week.
An airplane trip with six children is in my future.
I like making bags.  These are very study with doubled fabric and flat-felled seams.
I spent all my recently-acquired Amazon points on used books.  That equates to lots of books, most of which are on my shelf waiting for Jacob to return, but some will go on the plane.
A wedding is also in my future.  Not mine, but the reception will be here.  My creativity well overfilled in making this.  No online help.
I giggled the whole time I sewed these bears to the wreath and saw no reason in waiting to hang it.

1965-1967 Pictures from Ben's Japanese Mission

Nineteen-year-old Ben received his mission call to the Northern Far East Mission in early 1965.  Included in the call were flight instruct...