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It’s Too Pretty to Use!

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Artistic Endeavors / Because I Said Sew / General Musings / Simple Living

I heard it more than once today. “Oh, look at at that. It’s almost to pretty to use!” A potholder, a dish cloth. My hard work combined with well-chosen materials. Not art, but pretty close to craft. Lovely. But for some, not meant for the hard work of life. Why? Why do we save special and nice and enjoyable things and never use them? You’ve admired that potholder, right? Will you continue to enjoy it […]

Just Do It, Already

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Artistic Endeavors / Because I Said Sew

Tomorrow, there is a holiday fair at our town elementary school. I bought a vendor table. This will be the first time doing something like this, trying to sell the stuff I’ve made to people in front of me rather than online. It’s intimidating, but it’s actually been a really great motivator. If I sell nothing tomorrow, I’ll have lots of new stuff to list in my shop. Usually I add one or two items […]