Would you spend it with family or friends? Would you get some extra sleep? Would you use it for sewing, quilting or being creative?
Rengar Kitty (left) and I would love to know.
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The above picture of Rengar Kitty was taken when he was just a few weeks old but his first birthday will be creeping up soon. He’s very curious and loves to help me sew and quilt (in his own special way). He does have one blue eye and one green eye (this is known as Heterochromia), but he definitely is NOT deaf as people sometimes suspect.
Utility, gifting/making, personal joy, creativity, purpose, passion, expression, art, mental health, self care, or some other reason. Why do you sew?
I have been thinking a lot about this lately.
Clearly, there is no single correct answer for everyone. There’s just the right answer for you–for each of us individually–at any given point in time. How we answer today might be different from our answer in 2 days or 5 years.
For me? I guess I sew for all those reasons and because it seems to be one of the main outlets for the “maker, gifter and problem solver” in me. Also because it connects me to the past, present and future all at the same time. The past: I can not walk into my sewing room or pick up a project and not think of my sweet Grams who taught me how to sew. The present:During this time of Covid-19, sewing helps keep me grounded each day in doing something positive…even if it’s only thinking about sewing and mentally working on the next project. The future: Making gifts for children or grandchildren; stitching love for them and pouring out my heart of hope for their future gives me hope for the future. Sewing. It’s part of who I am. It’s just what I do.
I’d love it if you would chime in and share your thoughts with me in the comments below.
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