Anxiety · Depression · mental health · Sewing · Stitching

Sometimes you just need help

Not the week I had planned.  Even with eating and sleeping properly, meditating and yoga I’ve been struggling with my anxiety – to the point where I’ve ended up in tears and a panic.   So I needed extra help and I’m back on anti-depressants.  Am trying some new tablets and I’m not keen on… Continue reading Sometimes you just need help

Anxiety · Depression · mental health · Sewing · Stitching

The importance of looking after yourself

Spent time this week taking my daughter’s school trousers up – more of a ‘stitching job’ not stitching for pleasure but it had to be done. I also experimented with how I would transfer the stitching design to the black fabric. I felt the easiest way would be my usual method of putting the design… Continue reading The importance of looking after yourself

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Creative overload :-)

Lots of creativity to immerse myself in lately. I spent a couple of hours stitching on National Stitch Day and made some lovely sunglasses cases. The sun has shown itself this summer and they will be useful on our holiday. The pattern/instructions came from Debbie Shore’s magazine ‘Sew Inspired’.  I used patterned fabric with felt… Continue reading Creative overload 🙂

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Had enough of stitching in green now

I’m really enjoying the school holidays – no routine, no homework and no uniform to wash and iron.  It’s not only the children who enjoy the holidays 🙂 With my daughter occupied with friends there is still the opportunity to stitch.  I’ve been working on the crop pieces and they are finished.  I’m fed up… Continue reading Had enough of stitching in green now