Fabric of Faith.Fabric of Faith
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Written by Kimberly Winston, recipient of the 2005 American Academy of Religion The American Academy of Religion is the world's largest association of scholars in the field of religion and related topics. It was founded in 1909.
As a learned society and professional association of teachers and research scholars, the American Academy of Religion has over Award for Best In-Depth Reporting on Religion, Fabric of Faith: A Guide to the Prayer Quilt Ministry is a how-to guide to the physical and spiritual process of creating a prayer quilt. Chapters discuss a history of the prayer quilt, the basic methodology and finishing techniques for making a prayer quilt, the power of quilting quilting, form of needlework, almost always created by women, most of them anonymous, in which two layers of fabric on either side of an interlining (batting) are sewn together, usually with a pattern of back or running (quilting) stitches that hold the layers contemplatively or quilting from the heart, spiritual expression through quiltmaking, and much more. Fabric of Faith tends to focus on the devotional side of quilting rather than "how-to" nuts-and-bolts instructions, and is geared more toward mildly experienced to intermediate and expert quiltmakers seeking to express their faith than novice quilters. Sidebars on most pages with insightful quotes from great religious leaders and an inset section of color not of the white race; - commonly meaning, esp. in the United States, of negro blood, pure or mixed.
See also: Color plates enhance this superb introduction to expressing one's faith through needlecraft. A sample prayer provided for the dedication or rededication Noun 1. rededication - a new dedication; "the rededication of the Temple of Jerusalem"
dedication - a ceremony in which something (as a building) is dedicated to some goal or purpose of quilts is, "Your promise, O God, Giver of all Life / That wherever we go / You will be with us. May we never forget your comforting care / And may our growing faith be a sign to [recipient's name] / That you will never stop loving us."