I spend most of my creative time making things for myself. I am generally pretty selfish in this regard and am only mildly apologetic for it (though I hate having to say no and often feel guilty about it): sewing, knitting, and crafts in general take a lot of time and effort and there aren’t enough hours in the day. In a nutshell: I am often pretty Grinchy about it.
That being said, I’ve decided that it’s time to give back, give thanks, and be grateful for the gift of these skills I have – the ability to make beautiful things with my two hands.
To celebrate, I have decided to make for others this September, which also happens to be National Sewing Month.
I, Jess, of the Sometimes Sewist, pledge this Sew Selfless September to sew three items for my friends and family.
Why three? Because more than that may drive me nuts, and I’m confident I’ll be able to finish them, considering my early and late September non-sewing related commitments (AKA life). I think I can make it work; if not, I’ll die trying. OK, not really.
Want to join me for the first ever Sew Selfless September?
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