Update: This giveaway is over. The winner is Fraulein Adkins. Congratulations, Fraulein, you have won a framed print of an Amish painting from Rachel’s Country Store! It’s December and reminders of Christmas are everywhere! I’m often asked about how the Amish celebrate holidays such as Christmas. A few weeks ago, I shared a post titled… Read more »
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Update: This giveaway is over. The winner is Alana Rowden. Congratulations, Alana, you have won an Amish-made fabric bag from Rachel’s Country Store! As the Christmas season approaches, many of us are brainstorming on what to do about gifts for family and friends. Today, I’d like to share with you again about a store that… Read more »
Update: This giveaway is over. The winner is Marsha Bashline. Congratulations, Marsha, you have won an autographed copy of The Dawn of Christmas! October was a beautiful month in many ways, but it’s now gone for the year, and I’m beginning to mull over ideas of decorating for Christmas. Last week’s guest post by Melissa… Read more »
Update: This giveaway is over. The winner is Jan Metivier. Congratulations, Jan, you have won an autographed copy of each of the Christmas novellas: The Sound of Sleigh Bells, The Christmas Singing, and The Dawn of Christmas! For today’s blog post, I wanted to feature a recent Q&A I did about my Christmas novellas. I hope you… Read more »
In the past, Amish quilters used only scraps of material left over from other sewing projects or worn out clothing to create their quilts. For this reason, the colors of the quilts matched the clothes they wore: dark, earthy tones such as green, mauve, blue, and purple. But Amish quilts have changed over the years. Now, it is common for an Amish woman to shop for fabrics specifically for quilts. They will use bright colors and patterns and create eye-catching arrangements.