A preview of my monthly newsletter, featuring sewing friend Wendy from @bbreath.designs.
What I made in 2021: Roasts and Toasts
2021 was a year of sewing fails. And that’s okay. Let’s normalize that. Here\’s what went well (and what didn\’t) in 2021.
4 tips to automate sewing planning in Airtable
It can be a pain to digitally organize your fabric and pattern stashes. Here are some tips to simplify the process—and make sewing planning a breeze.
Download the template: Airtable sewing planner
Have you ever felt like your vision of what you’d like your style to be doesn’t match what you actually own in your closet? Get your sewing life right with this Airtable sewing planner.
The best sewing books you need in your library
Sewing books are an excellent resource, no matter where you are on your sewing journey. Here\’s my 100% subjective take on the best sewing books to check out.
Learning to sew? These mindset shifts will help
Many people who want to learn to sew end up quitting because it’s “too hard.” Here’s my hot take: You can learn to sew with the right mindset.
Working through personal and creative burnout
I\’m burned out. You might be too. Here\’s how burnout is affecting me personally and creatively, and what I hope to change.
Style Arc Posie knit: Elevate your basics with wings
The Posie knit top is a nice intro to Style Arc patterns if you\’re scared about their terse instructions. Here\’s my take, mistakes included.
What I made in 2020: Roasts and toasts
Making it through 2020 is an achievement in itself. Congratulations! Here\’s a 2020 recap that (hopefully) won\’t make you cry: A roast and toast to the things I\’ve made this year.
Sewing is not my therapy (and it shouldn\’t be yours either)
The sewing community loves its little catchphrases and sewing-related puns. I\’m not one of them. One that\’s caught my attention and ire is how casually people throw around \”sewing is my therapy.\”