Sweater Pockets

This is it. The last stretch of this epic adventure and I’m terrified. Sewing is not one of my skills. I’m capable enough, but am severely lacking in practice. I want to get this right. This sweater and I have been through a lot together. Buying a house. Moving. Kidney stones. Hectic life. No moreContinue reading “Sweater Pockets”

Long Story: About Discovering a Good Book

It’s funny how you can forget what you like. As if the years of becoming push out what was. Only fragments remain, fluttering in the breeze of all the empty space. I was always an avid reader. Even before I learned to read, books called to me. In elementary school I was the kid inContinue reading “Long Story: About Discovering a Good Book”

Color Therapy

Everyone has been a bit frayed lately. This has been a rather gloomy winter after some really difficult years. Stress fatigue is setting in hard. So I pulled out my coloring book and picked up where I left off on this page. I’ve been ping ponging between feeling really grounded and centered, and almost completelyContinue reading “Color Therapy”

First Design

This sweater will truly be my first original design. I could not find a pattern and so just began taking measurements and making a gauge swatch. I’m not aiming for perfect, but do want it to be easily adjusted for a lot of sizes. Back during the beginning of the Covid adventure, I bought myselfContinue reading “First Design”

I Bought More Books

I need to start devoting more time to reading. I’ve been so overwhelmed lately that I’ve been soothing myself with cross stitch and watching Downton Abbey for the hundredth time. The hyper focusing helps me quiet the inner monologue. I had planned on taking the girls to Barnes and Noble, and since my mom isContinue reading “I Bought More Books”