Sunday, 1 January 2012

New Year's Wish List.

Happy New Year!

So did you make new year's resolutions? I'm really not fond of the word resolutions, I rather prefer the phrase wish list. And I have a few sewing related.

1.  I wish to clear up my scrap pile of fabrics that I've been collecting. I've started cutting them into squares and would like to sew them into a quilted blanket[s] that I could donate. I wonder how many I can make before year's end?

2.  I would like to master pin tucks. I was inspired by one of Gertie's posts on pin tucking and ran out to pick up a pin tucking foot for my machine. It has since been on my list of things to do.

3.  Make time for yoga and exercise into my sewing timetable. I'm not kidding about this one, too many sewing related strains and pains this past year and not enough stretching.

4.  Read more, I'm not talking about classic novels rather the instructional manuals for my sergers.  I want to discover through my sergers the wonder world of butted seam, pin-tucking, decorative top-stitching, narrow and rolled hem, picot stitch, and gathering. Oh my!

5.  I wish that sewing will be less stressful this coming year. I have to learn to say "NO!" to people (niece, nephews and Mama R excluded) and keep in mind how much I have on my plate already. Sewing was once an escape, I would like to get that feeling back. Some people go on vacation, I sew.

How about you, do you have any sewing related items on your wish list for 2012?


1 comment:

  1. I like your resolutions! Thank you for the inspiration.


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