Wednesday, January 1, 2020

Happy New Year & Hence Forth...


~ Sewcialists Goals ~

Yes, on to 2020 and so on (in no particular order).  

I'm gonna:


  • spend a minimum of 15 minutes a day in the sewing room.  I know it will all add up to something.  Even if it's sewing-related and not sewing itself.  Like organizing the space, or cutting out a pattern, or choosing the fabric for it, cleaning up, etc.

  • I've resumed my intensive exercise and nutritional regime for the next 3 months (as I did in the beginning of last year).  So I need to...

  • spend time reassessing what I've made and what I can/want to wear now that I've lost weight and inches over the last year and kept it off.  Since I'm continuing that program, I'll probably be losing more weight throughout this year, so I want to keep on top of things.

  • spend time remodeling the clothes I want to keep so they fit the newer me.

  • make some everyday, normal things I've always wanted.  Like stretch mesh t-shirts.

    • use that amazing fabric, at least for one project.

  • oh yeah, stop buying patterns and fabric, oh my.

  • and here's a big one, be more creative in my sewing.  Actually this relates directly to stop buying more stuff.  I've always felt, less stuff = more creativity.   Remind myself to think of sewing as I thought of my art-making and the creative process.  


I do believe that should be enough already.

The only thing I'm already feeling some resistance toward is using the precious fabric.  Probably because it causes me to step back.  It doesn't free me up like all the other points do.  Think I'll just cross that one off the list for now.  Yep.



I'll leave you with this post I wrote for the New Year several years ago which sounds pretty familiar.


~ Buddha with mudra of greeting, prayer & respect ~


And we simply must bring in the New Year with Patti and the Visibles at Not Dead Yet StyleCome on by.


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