Sunday, September 20, 2009

I have been charged!

Today my pastor reminded us of our mission as Christians: To go and teach all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost. Matthew 28:19.

So I am inviting anyone who happens to be in Philly one Sunday morning at 11:00am to come and fellowship with us at the Abyssinian Baptist Church @ 4210 Germantown Ave. To hear the word of God "teached and preached" to us by Pastor George Pointer. We are "The Friendly Church" and our pastor's motto is "Fall in Love With Jesus"

Hope to see you there!

God Bless

Wednesday, September 16, 2009

Best laid plans....

Well I went to Joann's on the 4th and of course they did not have the pattern that I wanted to wear to my pastor's anniversary dinner. I should have known better! McCall's pattern were on sale and the pattern was new for Fall. I searched and searched ( all pattern companies, you know I was desperate because cost was not an issue) until I found McCall's 5751. It seemed simple enough, I have decided to stick with simple projects for a few months to build up my confidence.

I had to hand sew the corners of the contrast to the front as I could not get it to line up correctly without this hand stitching. As usual I had fitting problems. I cut out a 14 and the dress was huge. But since I did not start it until 8/12 and the dinner was the following evening, I had to sink or swim. I choose to swim(in the dress). I belted it and pulled out my new shoes, which are entirely too high for me and had a good time.

I think I am obsessed with grey!

Wednesday night I cut out a shirt pattern and hopefully I will finish it tomorrow.

God Bless

Friday, September 4, 2009

My mom is my best girlfriend....

After an unexpected breast biopsy I needed a little "pick me up". I begged(she bought more fabric than i did!) my mother to go to Gaffney Fabrics to buy fabric for McCall's 5972. I fell in love with this after seeing their fall patterns link on Adrienne's blog. I purchase a grey and black tweedish wool blend and a black georgette for the contrast (I will be making view c).

Now I only hope that my Joanne's has the pattern. I want to wear it to my pastor's anniversary dinner on the 13th. I will pick up the binding , zipper and bias fold tape this afternoon at Joanne's.

I am also working on Simplicity's 3631, which I have coveted secretly ever since some of my favorite bloggers (Erica & Tearsa) reviewed their creations a year ago! I had to stop because i ran out interfacing. I picked some up last night.

Hopefully I will have some pictures to post soon.

God Bless