Oystein Brinch (Norway)
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No one tears a piece out of a new garment to patch an old one. Otherwise, they will have torn the new garment, and the patch from the new will not match the old. - Luke 5:36 (NIV)
Our church council decided that the old altar cloth needed to be replaced — since it was rotten and the colors in the embroidery were bleached out. As I have been doing embroidery since I was a boy, I volunteered to make the new altar cloth.
When I began planning...
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