The Loss of My Child

There is no tragedy in life like the death of a child. Things never go back to the way they were. – Dwight D. Eisenhower

I miss you baby girl. My heart is broken, and I wish I could have just one more day. The things that I would say. The things that I would tell you. The hole left in my soul is immeasurable.

Rest in peace, Mary. May the Goddess love and keep you.

Mary Emma Elizabeth Buras August 18, 1994 – January 6, 2017

Mary Emma Elizabeth Buras

Mary Emma Elizabeth Buras

Completed Sewing Projects

Finished my first magic pillowcase (magic because all seams are hidden)! I used 3 different cotton fabrics by Buttercream from their Cosette Collection. This was really easy, and I learned how to do a french seam along the way. Lovin’ my new sewing machine, and feeling really good because I made a few things by hand from scratch.

My all white rag quilt finally got washed and dried today (twice lol). I’m in love with it. 
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Moda Layer Cake Rag Quilt

I received my first sewing machine for my birthday last November (Brother CS6000i), and then broke my ankle in early December and couldn’t use the machine. By the time I was ready to sew, I had spent more than several weeks viewing quilt tutorials online and on YouTube. I couldn’t wait to get started! Unfortunately, I spent several days trying to get the sewing machine to work properly and had only sewn three 10×10 layer cakes before it went totally F.U.B.A.R.. Here’s the first one;
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