Weekly Photo Challenge: Repurpose

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I took the scraps of material that remained from aprons that my mother made.  Cut the scraps into squares and made a queen size quilt.    It is completely hand sewn and I had absolutely no experience in putting this together.  It took me 9 months to complete the project.  I consider it a tremendous achievement, not to mention that is nice and warm in the winter.

Weekly Photo Challenge: Resilient

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Holy Name Cathedral opened in 1874 and became the seat of the Archdiocese of Chicago.  It was built after the Chicago Fire destroyed the Cathedral of St. Mary. An attic fire closed it for most of 2008 and 2009. It’s Midnight Mass on Christmas is broadcast around the world via WGN TV.