Each day, Let's Chat (daily coaching session) about one secret to home management, then Get Moving (daily to do list) and apply what you just learned. Stay motivated with a Daily Renewal (prayer, Bible verse and journal) and a Weekly Reward (fun ideas to celebrate your success).
Total Home Makeover is a complete home management course. During your journey, get yourself, your family and your home all paddling in the same direction, toward order. Travel through three phases:
Phase 1: Transform Self. Learn smart daily and weekly home management routines that create order in the home.
Phase 2: Transform Family. Coach your family to learn and maintain healthy home habits th ... more
You've never seen banners like these before! These stunning designs were created to enhance worship, and they do just that -- beautifully. For banner-makers who wish to try something new, this book introduces a wide variety of innovative techniques and ideas. It goes far beyond pieces of felt glued on a background. There are unique designs for Advent and Christmas. Palm Sunday and Easter, Pentecost, Communion, weddings and more. The book is spiral-bound so it lays flat during banner construction. A chapter on basic banner-making techniques provides valuable tips and answers many questions. Supply lists, step-by-step instructions and patterns are included for each design. Gorgeous color photographs of the banners are inte ... more
Ready-to-color scenes include Adam and Eve in Eden, Cain murdering Abel, Lot fleeing the destruction of Sodom, Joseph being sold into slavery, Moses parting the Red Sea, Delilah cutting Samson's hair, and Jonah being swallowed by the whale. Captions cite biblical books, chapters, and verses. Brief retellings of the stories appear on facing pages. 30 black-and-white illustrations.
"The Stuff That Fun Is Made Of" combines suggestions for more than 100 arts and crafts projects and learning activities with directions for completing them using everyday household ingredients. Parents and children will find creative learning ideas, fun projects, and economical, easy solutions to boredom in this comprehensive collection.
This how-to book tells how to make twenty-one different "Christment" tree ornaments celebrating the true meaning of Christmas (the life of Christ depicted in ornaments). With Christmas becoming increasingly commercialized, these easy-to-make beaded ornaments hearken back to its very beginnings. Clear and concise directions are included for the star in the East, a shepherd's crook, the manager and other appropriate symbols from the birth and life of Jesus, Creating the Christments together as a family or church group is a fun Advent activity that also focuses on the spiritual aspect of the holiday. Each Christment is assigned a difficulty level, so that both children and experienced adults -- and everyone in between -- wi ... more
So many people dream of creating their own style, doing some simple repairs, or making a few accessories. This book is for all of these people, and teaches everyone how easy sewing can be.
Sew Fast Sew Easy includes: -- Patterns and instructions for a simple envelope pillow, a fashionable skirt, and a hip tote bag -- Tips on creating your sewing survival kit -- which tools are needed and why -- Hints on how to buy and use a commercial pattern -- Understanding fabric personality -- buyingthe right fabric for a project -- Complete glossary of terms -- How to overcome fear of sewing machines -- Rules of cutting and hand-finishing.
Turn a piece of paper and a drinking straw into a butterfly that really flies Or, make a tiny manger for the Advent Season. 52 Crafts for the Christian Year is full of simple craft ideas organized by seasons of the Church Year. Great for Sunday School, Vacation Bible School, or at home.
Home and School sewing - 1901, - PREFACE. SEVENTEEN years ago sewing was introduced into the Philadelphia Public Schools. During these years Miss Xirby, Assistant Superintendent of Schools, has conducted monthly meetings of the teachers of sewing, in
Vestments -- the robes, stoles or other items worn by clergy, or cloths used at the altar -- not only add beauty to a worship service, but are visual clues to the liturgical season and to the tone of a particular service. The most beautiful and meaningful vestments are often those made for a particular priest, serving in a specific sanctuary. But many shy away from trying to sew vestments, which seem too complicated and difficult to make.
In Vestments for All Seasons, Barbara Baumgarten demystifies the making of vestments -- from designing and fitting patterns, to fabric and color selection, to putting on the finishing touches. She provides patterns and directions for producing special vestments for Advent and Lent, Ea ... more