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S Sew Together!!Good day!  How was your weekend?  I had a wonderful weekend the sewing event was a beautiful success! 


The Sewing Machine were in place and supplies are available just waiting for the people to arrive. 

I am very happy to have ventured out of my comfort zone it was very empowering to accomplish this!  

Our Mentors were working on sewing project while helping others ! 


Some who are learning were happy and frustrated.  Lining the top of the dress can be a challenge but she conquered it! 

I cannot wait to see the finish projects of all those who took advantage of the event to start a project.  

First time at a sewing machine and so eager to see the finish result!  


It was so happy that all enjoyed themselves.  I look forward to seeing the finish items.  I have appointments with some for one on one training and mentoring and the excitement is infectious.  I was very happy with the small event  I look forward to doing this again.  
Now i have to focus on a dress for a clie…
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I sent out the invites actually it was a series of text and phone calls and created a buzz for myself that is very uplifting!  I am so excited. 
The way I have envision this;  everyone will come over about 6 to 7 people and bring what ever project they are working on and sew in the same room together.  I just love this idea!   
JN is going to make a apron for her make up job.  She was asked to do the make for the  brothers who will be on screen at our Regional Convention!  I am so happy for her.   AA will be making curtains she is getting things ready  for her redecorating month. She said for us not to look for her in June because that is the time she set aside to redecorate her house and curtains are a big part of it.  
DK I think she will be working on dresses.    I could just scream with exci…
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come to realize that is not so. I am my biggest obstacle. What is really bad is when I get the courage to
share something that i really want to do if that person makes the slightest  discouraging comment,
I am like what am i thinking. WHY DO I DO THAT! I am not really sure why that is.   Recently my husband had a problem with is knee it was swollen and painful.
 We go to the urgent care and then to the Emergency room next thing I know he is admitted to the hospital
and needs surgery to clean out an septic infection.  He would need to be 6 weeks off work.
He was top on my mind of course but the bills were like a animal crouching to …

I need Therapy

It's important to take time for yourself and I am one for telling others to do that for themselves but often i do not do this for myself.   I find that I am surrounded by people who need me to do things for them.  Nothing major things that they can do themselves but it is easier to get someone else to do it and i am that someone else.  Gail do this, gail do that.  Good grief!
There are times when I feel like I am just living my life.   Just making it  day after day, one day blends into the next one.  Don't really see accomplishments, advancements, forward movements. As a result i an feel a bit lost and out of sorts.  I feel the need for therapy. I have a bujo and in it i have schedule and routine for everyone and thing with the exception of me.  I discovered this when i took a moment to review the schedules and routines to figure out  why i was not getting any sewing projects completed, no practice time for watercolors and the crocheting and needlework was sitting in a  corner.…

Life in a Scheduling Room

It has been some time since I felt it necessary to say anything about my job.  However this is something that i need to address at this time.  My work associates range in ages and this diversity helps our department funtion in an ackward yet somewhat effective way.  One coworker who is very verbal about everything that goes wrong.  You know when she is not well because she is quiet and there are times when she is very focus on what she is doing and if that concentration is broken so is her silence.  For the most part this does not bother me except when she takes me out of my zone and then my work rhythm is interrupted.   I am sure i am guilty of doing the same to her i think everyone does.  Then there is next coworker a beautiful young lady that gives the impression of being younger than she actually is and so I have a tendency to feel like  need  to protect her.  That is something I had to stop doing it was not needed and i hope I did not offend her.  Her method working is not as pr…

Journal Workshop monthly Challenge.

I had great hopes to complete the monthly challenge.  But I still see UFOs everywhere.

We moved into our new home  4 months ago and I still have boxes to get unpacked and stuff to put away.

The sewing/crafting area is still incomplete.  Sigh!   There is so much stuff  still everywhere despite my best efforts.

This month was the busiest month I have ever had.  Sewing jobs kept coming in and I still have 3 jobs  yet to complete.  

I searching for my supplies I did locate of lot of items and put them into their proper place.  When I found all the different zippers I also found a dress that I had laid out and cut out and I thought oh I can finish this..... but the reality is  it was only the back of the dress...  who,, what... how did it get separated from the rest of the dress... I put it in UFO bin of incomplete clothing...

 Four skirts were shortened....  I have to work on my hand stitching.  I JUST VALUE A WELL DONE HEM.   Three dress had zippers replaced.....    4 pants shorten....…

I am going to give it a try.

Everyone loves your work..... You do just a great job.......Its great that you love sewing I could not do it..  These are the things that are said to me over time.

I have been doing alteration for friends and family since the age  of 14.  Somewhere around age 25 I expanded  my alteration business to outside my comfort range. The name of the business was to be " Sew Perfect for Every Body" .  Take your clothing and customize them to fit perfect for you.

 Over the  years I have express my desire to some who have had this type of business and all I would get is discouragement.  The horrors of the customer who does not know what they really want and the trials of getting paid what the jobs are really worth.   Result is that I have never attempt to actually have  the business I dreamed of and I remain taking in jobs from friends and family.

Outside of the take this in its too big. Or let this out it must have shrunk. Occasionally I take a job because it"s a challenge and I …