Too many crafts — too little time.
It would be melodramatic of me to state that a recent batch of searching around my crafting soul has led to me giving away nearly everything I had set aside for refashioning to charity or relegating it to stacks to process for future quilts and fabric crafts.
Yeah. There’s a LOT of spare room in the studio today!
Both refashioning and making clothes from scratch for me has always waxed and waned with no perceivable pattern this past decade or so since I became a lady of leisure (i.e. full time CF housewife). Several years of struggling with my size due to illness and the medication required to b***h-slap it into submission — nothing life-threatening, merely gosh darn annoying since the correct diagnosis last year — mean a lot of things I’ve made are not of the right size for the size I plan to be for the rest of my days (USA 12/UK 14).
It seemed a good idea to go for a clean slate, but not an empty one. Since having larger sizes around ‘just in case’ is not a healthy plan for ANYONE, never mind a seamstress who can make them right, and making things in the size you WANT to be in the future is just as bad (just like buying things for a future size you may NEVER be is a really silly move which works in theory but rarely in actuality), a sabbatical from clothes making while I work on this year’s blog to whittle down my craft supplies even further is the plan.
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