I’ve been locking myself in my studio for the last few weeks amassing giant stacks of done and semi-done projects.
I enjoy watching the stacks grow.
The riot and colors and patterns that the stacks make is almost as fun as creating.
One more week of this and I can relax.
The frenzy of stitching will be worth it to see happy customers find the perfect gift at the bazaar on Saturday.
This is the start of somethings fun – that is until I paused to clean my sewing machine and dropped a screw inside the machine. After some creative tipping, I was able to retrieve the screw. I was ready to add a few drops of oil when I realized my sewing machine oil was missing. After hours of cleaning and organizing, my dear husband found it in my studio trash. I had inadvertently tossed it out with some fabric scraps. I now have a clean studio and a sewing machine ready for several very busy weeks of stitching.
While not sewing recently, I’ve been helping my husband with an arts and crafts project of his own – a giant binder about how awesome he is and why he should be promoted. The life of a college professor is not glamorous and all this pretty tabs don’t print and organize themselves. I like that kind of work so I found it lots of fun.
I’ve been typing away on my computer in the last few weeks. I’m writing articles for future publications. It’s hard to show a photo of that in progress so instead a bit of inspiration from cards I created for Sew Somerset last year.
Hope you are enjoying a fun and creative weekend!