Tuesday, March 22, 2011

Sewing Skills??

It's been so difficult for me to blog these days. Life has been super busy (good busy) to say the least. However, I have been doing a bit of sewing by the side, in fact I got emotional with one of my recent projects.
  
I recently made a blouse for a client who is a cancer survivor to wear to a fund raising program. No pattern was used, she  brought an old top and asked me to copy the style. I managed to make a pattern from it by measuring/ drawing method, did a muslin and asked her to try it out, and oh boy it came out better than I expected with just a  little tweakling.

However, it didn't hit me until she came for the final fitting and said "Aminat thank you so much, I really love this, it will accentuate my shape and make me look elegant". Then I felt so good and happy that I could put a smile on her face.

Sometimes we take for granted our God given skills/talent, we underestimate what we can do with it, but if we try harder and push ourselves out of our comfort zone, we might be able to make someone or the world a better place.

Thank you God for my sewing skill , I pray/ hope to get better and do better things with it.........
I have been seeing lots of beautiful projects going on the blogosphere, you guys rock!! and have always been an inspiration. Hopefully I catch up  with  some sewing for me soonest....

Have a great one you all!!!

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10 comments:

  1. What a fantastic way to view your talent.

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  2. What a wonderful post! Thank you so much for sharing this story. You're right,sometimes we do take for granted the gifts that God has bestowed upon each of us.

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  3. You are truly blessed and sharing your blessings is what happiness is all about.

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  4. You area blessed and so is the friend you sewed for. I am blessed because I get to read your blog.

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  5. @ everyone, thank you for stopping by...@ Sheila right on spot.. true happiness is sharing your blessings, you could not know how happy I was after her comment

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  6. What a very nice thing to do for someone else! I believe we have our talents to make the world a better place...just look at the creativity of our sewing community, it's alive and doing very well! I'm really happy for you!

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  7. Great post- what a wonderful story. Thanks for sharing. It really puts things in perspective.

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  8. This is the first time I've seen this post, and I'm glad I did. What a wonderful outcome for someone going through so much. You are to be congratulated, and you must be beaming with pride - for so many reasons

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