For awhile now I have been wanting to do something fun, a little different, and more interactive with my blog. I couldn’t really put my finger on exactly what I wanted to do though. Over the years my love for sewing has only continued to grow. The other night I asked Loren if it was fine with him if I just made a bunch of freezer meals one day so I didn’t have to cook every night. Now, its not that I don’t like cooking, I just love sewing way more! So I think it’s only appropriate to do my new and exciting blog posts centered around sewing!
I have a desire to not only sew for others, but to teach others to sew! Enter The Stitch Project. The Stitch Project will be a series of posts leading up to one project. After all the posts are done, you will have all the tools you need to make it! It won’t be a one post tutorial on “how to make a clutch”. It will be multiple posts going in depth on all the small details that go into making a clutch. It is designed for the beginner sewer, but can also give any level sewer inspiration! I know I am excited to dive in even deeper in the details and learn new tid bits. There is always something to learn! And even if you already know how to do the details the end project will be a fresh new fun project to try!
When I was learning how to sew my confidence was larger than my skills. My patience was much less than my enthusiasm. So when I would start on a project, I would dive in head first without looking and end up with a major headache from the crash and burn. I wanted to try projects that involved things I had no clue how to do. I would get fed up trying to scour the internet to find out how to do it so I just made it up as I went. I made lots and lots of mistakes. I guess I learned the hard way. I don’t really know what kept me going at it, because it got really frustrating. Maybe it was when Loren told me to buy the big expensive machine. Either way for some reason I kept sewing and now I am so glad I did.
I hear all the time “I just can’t do it, I am not that creative.” “It’s so frustrating.” I was in that same boat once and can see where the frustration comes from. Thinking back if I had a blog to follow that gave much more detailed steps on how to sew, it would have been less frustrating. More like a one stop shop. That’s what I want to bring to you. If you have a desire to learn to sew, I want to teach you. I want to make sewing easy. When you break it down, and have a touch of patience it really isn’t that hard!
I want to see your creations too! So through this whole journey, please don’t be afraid to share them! Email me a picture. Share to my Facebook Page. Or follow me on Instagram, tag me and use #thestitchproject to share your creation! I am excited to see where this leads! If you have something you would like me to make, share your idea! It might just become a Stitch Project!