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The Story Behind Daisy Jane

I managed to create a flower using the coffins as petals. It looked just like a daisy. Its very existence declared beauty in spite of tragedy, joy in spite of sorrow. And, the Daisy Jane block was born.

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The Story Behind Daisy Jane

I managed to create a flower using the coffins as petals. It looked just like a daisy. Its very existence declared beauty in spite of tragedy, joy in spite of sorrow. And, the Daisy Jane block was born.

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What I’ve Learned While Stuck in Malawi

We have been “stuck” in Malawi due to COVID-19. There has been plenty to reflect on over the past few months. We have had several new experiences, as well as a few moments of reckoning with reality. Here are a few takeaways.

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A Two Cent Quilt Story

This quilt came to life as I mulled over this woman’s two cents in my heart. She didn’t compare herself to others or shrink back with insecurity.

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Christmas in July: A Quilt Lesson

While I’ve always chuckled at the idea of “Christmas in July,” it feels like a strange mash up from where I sit. I’m enjoying all the cozy “hygge” things like hot tea and sweater weather, but at the wrong time of year, at least in my experience.

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A Quilted Rose and a Retreat

Life over the last few months felt like a blinding rollercoaster of emotion, scheduling, and overwhelm with a fairly significant case of vulnerability whiplash. Three

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Welcome!

Hi, and welcome to Stitching the Journey! I’m Lisa and thank you so much for stopping by. I live in Malawi with my husband and

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Stitching the Journey

This phrase initially came to me as a tiny sentence to describe myself in my Instagram profile. I know, super enlightening, right? But at that

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Just Keep Stitching

Prostrate in my heart I sat on the rogue mattress in our loft silently pouring out unutterable longings before my Maker. What are we doing

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