Marilyn and I are wearing two of the many hats that Louella/Martina brought for the audience to wear.
We woke up to snow on Sunday!
Our Sunday church service was bittersweet: the last service in the Winthrop Harbor UMC church building. The congregation is merging with Living Faith UMC in Waukegan. It's a matter of membership and money. We share a 3/4 time pastor. The 90-year-old WH church building and its 65-year-old parsonage are boxes of deferred maintenance. Living Faith has a much newer building (with an elevator! in contrast to WH's crotchety stair lift chair).
Rev. Sally Dyck, bishop of the Northern Illinois Conference, formally deconsecrated the building. (It's been sold to the people who own the other half of the block (former elementary school).)
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In the studio:
I'm 3/4 finished quilting Crown of Thorns. The photo shows it just after I completed basting it.
[Why do we call it basting? That's something to investigate.]
On the design wall: scrappy batik blocks. Each has a common strip (black with bright polka dots). They're 9-1/2" because that's the size of the ruler I've used to square them up.
I don't have an immediate use for them -- it's just fun to put the scraps together.
Monday link ups:
Moving It Forward