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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  1. What a fantastic way to view your talent.

  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.

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

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

  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

  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!

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

  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