Category Archives: ruminations

know thyself

Going through some Shitty Stuff last fall and winter, decluttering, and getting some sewing done over the summer. The connection? I learned some things about myself and began to apply them. The Shitty Stuff led me to be more introspective, … Continue reading

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So far so good with these fabrics. The one on top I’d describe as a fine sweater knit – black and grey, with silver threads that turn into glitter and get everywhere when cut. I scored 4m for $10, 100% … Continue reading

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hello stranger!

Hello and Happy New Year! It’s been fairly quiet around here for a while now. Blogging about my sewing (or not blogging about my sewing, or not blogging because I’m not sewing, as the case may be) has made me … Continue reading

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new process and forward motion

It’s been almost two months now since I instituted my new approach to finding time for sewing. Because there are always lots of little decisions to make when sewing, and I’m generally tired and indecisive in the evening, I prefer … Continue reading

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sorry for all the crappy photos

Problem #1 Winter When I get home after work, it’s already dark. No outdoor photos. We can have snow for about 5 months of the year. Problem #1a No landscaping Even in the summer, outdoor photos are a bit of … Continue reading

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technical difficulties are (hopefully) temporary

I haven’t posted for a while, for a few different reasons. First, I was just busy. I figure if I have limited time, my first priority is actually sewing. Blogging about it comes second. I don’t remember what all I … Continue reading

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exercises in frustration

Lo and behold, a month since my last post. What have I been up to? Lots of stuff I suppose, but precious little sewing. I started feeling like I was spinning my wheels and all I was accomplishing was getting … Continue reading

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