Every summer, I wonder how it is I got so busy.
One of my not-so-secret dreams is to be able to afford to work shorter weeks in the summer, maybe taking fridays off to enjoy the sunshine, go hiking, and sit on my patio. Instead, I always seem to find myself buried under a pile of projects, unable to find the time to do simple things like make dinner before 10pm.
So I’ve been scheduling in time for happy summer things, like watching Hitchcock’s Notorious from a rooftop. Summer has a way of reminding you when you’re missing out on things, doesn’t it?
- Check out this 1940s handbag pattern with room for your gas mask!
Why not admit we didn’t wake up like this? “We accept that everyone’s life is imperfect, but still can’t stop judging each other — and ourselves.”
An article worth revisiting from our archives: 15 things home sewers can learn from industrial sewing.
Tasha has some interesting thoughts on making and coming to terms with your infinite list.
A map of the introvert’s heart, by Gemma Correll. I’m sure some of you can relate.
Finally, I wanted to mention that we’re announcing the Myrtle sewalong Monday over at sewalongs.com! I’ll do a proper announcement then, but thought I’d give you all a heads up if you’ve been thinking about picking up the pattern. You can enter your email here to join the sewalong, in the meantime. You’ll get the first post delivered Monday.
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image above via colettepatterns on instagram