Archive for August, 2010

Since God chose you to be the holy people he loves, you must clothe yourselves with tenderhearted mercy, kindness, humility, gentleness, and patience.

Make allowance for each other’s faults, and forgive anyone who offends you.  Remember, the Lord forgave you, so you must forgive others.

Above all, clothe yourselves with love, which binds us all together in perfect harmony.  And let the peace that comes from Christ rule in your hearts. Colossians 3:12-15

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In preparation for school starting up again, I wanted to make some warm weather skirts that were also a modest length.  This skirt pattern involves a front and back panel that you sew up the sides.

Using the amount of fabric prescribed by the pattern, I thought I’d try folding the fabric a different way so that I could cut out everything at once, instead of cutting two separate fabric pieces.  I had wondered about the large amount of fabric that was required, and I noticed that I did have a lot of leftover fabric, but the pieces were here and there.

For the next skirt (I bought fabric in 3 shades), I tried folding the fabric a different way.  I was pleased to find out that I could make 2 skirts by folding the fabric with selvages matching.

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Did you see what I saw?

We snapped these pictures after getting gas during a road trip. =)

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When I bought these from the store, the package said “onions.”  I was hoping for big onions, like the ones from the store that are at the bottom of the picture.

Instead, I think we got green onions.

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Garden Pic

Here’s a picture of a zucchini and some red potatoes that came out of our garden earlier this planting season.

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…We prayed that he would give us a safe journey and protect us, our children, and our goods as we traveled. Ezra 8:21

So we fasted and earnestly prayed that our God would take care of us, and he heard our prayer. Ezra 8:23

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