Deep Thoughts

Deep thoughts about creative living.

How to survive a long-term sewing project

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This is how I feel when I’m in the middle of a long-term sewing project. I’m proud of how Epic Project is coming together, and I’m excited to share it with its future owner (and with you guys, natch). But, it has been challenging — not throw-in-the-towel challenging, but huh-I-should-have-done-that-differently challenging.I’m sewing something extra special […]

Little Miss Perfect and her sewing machine

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Husband Mark said something to me recently about sewing that made me pause. He said I never seem happy with anything I make. He said he doesn’t know what my favorite creations are, because I never seem satisfied with anything I’ve sewn. Whoa. He did, however, say that there must be something about sewing that […]

Minor sewing room makeover, major impact

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I’m not talking sewing room demolition or anything here — just painting and other minor updates. Even though they’re small changes, they’ve made a big impact on my sewing mojo. Plus, it’s always fun to creep on other people creative spaces, so here’s mine. My sewing room, which also is our home office and guest […]

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