Church Banner Triptych Set

Hi Friends! Now that you’ve seen the 3 banners for church develop individually, I’d like to explain a little more about the inspirations, and also tell you some of the hidden secrets! A stained glass window at church, with some of the symbols of Rocco: Hat, dog, staff. One of the inspirations was too look

Church Banner – St. Andrew

Sketch for St. Andrew banner Hi Friends, This banner was fun but oh, so much harder to put onto fabric what I had in my head!!! As you can see in the sketch above, St. Andrew (a fisherman) is being represented in a nautical way, with a large fish in the center. To begin with,

Church Banner – St. Rocco

Banner plan sketch detail. Hi Friends, The second banner I worked on for church represents St. Rocco. Unlike the St. James, who I already posted about, and St. Andrew (yet to come), Rocco was alive in the 1300s, and this means that part of my research could be in medieval manuscripts! Fun! In fact, this

Church Banner – St. James

Hi Friends, Last year, our parish priest requested that I make a three-banner set for the church, representing 3 saints that are important to that church. Based on when he asked me and how soon he wanted them ready for display, I agreed to try to have them finished by the saint’s day for each

No Smash Cake!

Hi Friends, Charlie’s party went beautifully. On Saturday night, hubby was working overnight, so I was alone in the house. I’d been doing ok, knitting and watching movies, but once I started getting ready for bed, it hit me that it was Father’s Day (it was past midnight), which was the day Charlie was born