He knows my name!

My life verse: "I will give you the treasures of darkness And hidden riches of secret places, That you may know that I, the Lord, Who call you by your name, Am the God of Israel." (Isaiah 45:3). For me, "the treasures of darkness" has been the medically-treated depression that I have suffered off and on with for years. More than anything else in my life, I think this has made me realize how much my Savior loves me and has deepened my relationship with God. The "hidden riches of secret places" are my wonderful family and this fabulous craft--tatting! I thank God for both!
I think it is awesome that God knows my name! Did you know that He knows yours?

Friday, January 3, 2014

Dragon Pillow

My youngest son (who is now 25) requested Martha Ess's Regal Dragon from her new Flights of Fantasy book on a black pillowcase for Christmas.  He went through my thread stash and picked the colors for this beast.  He is done in Lizbeth, size 20, colors#671-Christmas Red, #611-Gold, and #100-Falling Leaves.  I found the black pillowcases at Walmart.  This was a fun pattern to work!  Martha holds your hand all the way through all the thread direction changes and changes in bobbin colors with well written directions.   I regret not scanning the dragon before I sewed it on the pillowcase with the "transparent" thread... the "transparent" thread shows up so badly.