After a few years of failing to complete make nines even when I’ve modified them to fit my Modus Operandi, I think it’s probably time to abandon that principle once and for all. I’ve sewn about 30-40 items in each of the last 3 years so I don’t need any encouragement to sew. I’ve tried […]
Plans and Challenges 2020
Well, the first thing I’m going to tell you about my #makenine2020 is that I’m not making one. If that sounds like a strange way to start a resolutions article let me explain.. I published a #makenine in 2018 and 2019 due in part to FOMO but also because it seemed a good idea to […]
The End is Nigh… or is it already all over?
Hello 2020, another year has ended and we start all over again. Some say its a new decade, me I’m a numerical sort of gal and I think its the beginning of the end. It’s now the time when we think about last year and consider what awaits us in this new year. Its the […]
Reflection: how sewing saved me in 2017
A look back on what I made in 2017 and how it helped me love myself a bit more.
Getting it going
The fact that I’m 50 is hardly news anymore but after a few months of easing into it, I have decided I have to make it count. This is sort of a collection of resolutions, too late really to actually be called New Year’s Resolutions as we are well into the New Year. However, my sort of retirement has […]