It’s that time again. I have a couple projects that need my attention, so I won’t be posting to the … More See You In June
Before I fell down the bobbin lace rabbit hole, I made myself a medieval shift. Watching others sewing in videos about historical costuming made me want to sew, too. Morgan Donner’s video Making Basic Medieval Underwear inspired me to dig out some plain muslin, draft a pattern, and make a shift of my own. I had already finished it when I first heard a Hidden Brain podcast that made me laugh with understanding.
Continue reading Harder Than It Looks: DIY Videos and Overconfidence
As a curious person, it’s natural for me to want to learn about things, but sometimes my research can turn into a real rabbit hole. Thanks to the pandemic, I’ve discovered vlogs about sewing historically accurate clothes, and how-to videos for related techniques like finger-braiding and making bobbin lace. These topics combine my interest in fiber arts with my questions about what it was actually like to live in various eras, so this a deep rabbit hole that I’ve fallen down.
Continue reading The Pull of Creative Rabbit Holes: When Do You Dive In?
We woke up to snow yesterday. Lots of snow. Many of our bushes were buried and more snow was falling. But the real surprise was that rescuing them led to the first nature journal page I’ve made in weeks.
Continue reading How a Chore Inspired a Nature Journal Entry
I made a card from this quote a few weeks ago, thinking this was a good goal, that we should … More Spread the Light When You Can