Category: craft business

Farewell, sweet boy

Note:  I wrote this almost 2 months ago to the day that Boomer was in the ER vet and I didn’t think he’d come home.  I’m very grateful for the 2 additional months we had together. It is very sad to share that Boomer…

Why I rarely buy quilt patterns anymore…

Last year, a sewing friend of mine who adores Christmas (I mean she starts planning in JULY), announced she wasn’t going to buy Christmas craft magazines any longer. Publishers seemed to be recycling previous content. There wasn’t anything new for her to get excited…

Take a deep breath

The world is a crazy place right now. Online videos show people are fighting over everyday items at big box stores to the extent someone was injured enough to require ambulance transport to a medical facility. In my area, it’s eerie to see grocery…

Can you believe it’s already March?

The past couple of months have been a blur: Hubby has returned to work full-throttle, including all of the insane week-long travel. Boomer nearly bled to death and required several days in hospital at the ER vet. Thankfully, he’s made a remarkable recovery and…

Older sewing machines are worth rescuing!

“I’m at the warehouse,” read the text message from my coworker. She was at our school district’s behemoth warehouse looking for tables. In a flash, I receive photos of several sewing machines that she’d discovered. One of the high schools had disbanded its interior…

Bless you, Emergency Vets

Since so many of us have four-legged quality assurance supervisors in our sewing studios, thought I’d share this post. In the 25 years I’ve owned dogs, I’ve never ever needed to use emergency vet services…until a week ago! It’s very much like taking your…

And the word for 2020 is…

Empower:  “to make (someone) stronger and more confident, especially in controlling their life and claiming their rights.” As in empowering myself to step outside my comfort zone and step up to claim opportunities for myself in all areas of my life.  Something as simple…

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