I’ve finally finished the first kits for the quilt squares. The kits contain almost everything you need to make two squares for the first Quilt of Hope. Contents: Instructions Two x 6×6 inch cotton squares One smaller cotton square (for a heart) A piece of heat and bond Four metres of embroidery thread in 4Continue reading “Quilt Kits for sale”
Today, in the Salvation Army we observe Human Trafficking Sunday. It’s a day when, as a whole church we talk about and pray about human trafficking. It’s one of those difficult Sundays for me, with all my openness about homelessness and poverty, there are still some things I don’t talk about. I sit through theseContinue reading “The price of a coffee”
I seem to be heading into a series of posts called “of the cloth”. The idea of textiles in spirituality is interesting to me both as a textile student and a member of the Salvation Army. I feel I have a love/hate relationship with my church, but one that is certain, I don’t like theContinue reading “Of the Cloth – My Uniform and Me”
A short memorial service is going to be held at 2.30pm on Sunday 3rd January 2016. SPRINGWELL ROAD, Leeds. Not Holbeck lane as previously said. Please come if you can, bring a candle, flowers, something to let the world know she was valuable. Instead of starting another post about this I’ll just respond to commentsContinue reading “Daria Pionko Memorial Service – Updated”
This is what the Christmas message is about. The light that came in darkness. Help in times of trouble. Love and light overcoming the world of darkness.
It’s almost a week since Daria lost her life and I want to do something, no life should end this way.
The last few weeks at Uni we’ve been looking at the role of a Contemporary Practitioner. As far as I can gather this is an artist/crafter who works on commission based projects and community groups. We’ve looked at the work of Lise Bjorne Linnert and her DESCONOCIDA UNKNOWN UKJENT project, trying to raise awareness ofContinue reading “Being a Contemporary Practitioner”