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It's OK To Fail

I was working on this weeks project....but it was a fail. I am still trying to get the hang of the sewing thing, reading patterns, making material line up properly. So I wanted to post today to let you know that it is ok to fail. It doesn't mean you are less of a person. Like the saying above says "if you don't fail, you don't learn".

Quick story: When I graduated from High School I had enough credits to walk the line with my friends, but according to the State of CA, I hadn't passed their state proficiency test. I had about 3-4 more sections to pass and then I could get my diploma. The sections mostly covered reading and comprehension. For the next 9 years after I graduated I would go to the school district take the test...sometimes passing one section, sometimes not passing any sections. By the 9th time I took it I think I only had 2 sections to pass. One day I went in, sat down in a room like I had 8 other times and took the test on the sections I needed. The nice thing was that they were able to check my test while I was there. The 9th time I passed both sections! According to the State of CA I had passed the State Proficiency, I can now get my diploma that I worked so hard to get.  So, the point to my story is that if I didn't keep failing I wouldn't have learned. If I didn't learn I would have never changed. I changed into a person that always keeps trying, never gives up - PERSEVERE (one of my favorite words).

I will try this project again in the future.

Happy Crafting!