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Category: Quilt Theology

This is an archived listing of articles published on the Scissortail Quilting blog where the author explains how quilting relates to her view of God, spirituality, and the hurting world’s need for love, kindness and acts of charity.

A quilter’s story: How my friend Emma overcame adversity and learned to quilt

My friend Laura over at Almost Empty Nest is doing a roundup on “empty nest hobbies.” She honored me by asking if I would write a post on how I became a quilter. You can read that post here. While I was writing it, it occurred to me…

A Binding that Lasts

When I wrote those last few blog posts on quilt binding, my goal was to help you make binding that lasts. The beauty of your quilt should stand the test of time. But my mind kept meandering to that word “bind.”  It’s sort of an old…

Disappointments in Quilting

Sometimes things just don’t go the way we plan when we start off making a quilt. Today I want to share what I did in the face of a disappointing experience as a quilter. I’m not sharing it because I have a need to vent – I’m pretty…

Tree of Life Quilt Block

  Tonight I decided it was time to pick up the pieces and move on.  Literally.  I found a bunch of little pieces, completed this Tree of Life Quilt Block and it felt good. The past few weeks have been a bit of an emotional roller coaster:  Highs, lows, bad…