I have something to share with you, but first....
Are you ready for next week? We are going to sew the Jalie pullover! I know I haven't really advertised this sew-a-long since my post in early March. I hope some of you will still be sewing it with me. Truth be told I still haven't even opened this pattern, and I've heard through the grapevine that it can be a little confusing. Let's all hope this isn't the case, and I can actually help some of you! :)
If this is the first you're hearing about this sew-a-long, you can read a bit more about the pattern we chose HERE.
Now, for my news.
You have probably noticed things have been really quiet around here the past few weeks. I have been busy. Basically just busy with my children and everything that entails. My kids are really and truly my life. We spend a lot of time together and my husband and I both try to stay involved in just about everything that they do.
Because of this I sew at night, sometimes in the middle of the night. I steal other moments when I can. Sewing is really a great stress reliever for me and something I love to do. This blog has been such a great and fun place for me to come to share sewing related things as I don't know a single person in my real world that enjoys the same hobby.
That said, sometimes when I'm sewing at midnight, I just want to sew. Keeping up with this blog has often been a lot of work. Taking photos, editing them, writing posts.... An hour sewing project can easily turn into 4 or more once I take photos and write up a tutorial or pattern for all of you (which I have loved doing). But, I just don't have the time to keep up with it. Giveaway posts also take up a huge amount of time once I grab pictures, write up a post, write a winner post, email everyone involved. It may not look like it, but keeping up with a blog can be very time consuming.
I guess what I am trying to say, in this rather roundabout way, is that after the sew-a-long next week I will no longer be blogging like I have in the past. I was considering shutting down this blog entirely, but have been thinking on it and am going to keep it just as it is, at least for now. So, I hope you will enjoy looking up past tutorials and will pop in from time to time.
I hope to also pop in from time to time. Maybe a couple of times a month. I'll see how it goes.
Thank you for reading, thank you for sharing your photos, I really appreciate it! I didn't know if anyone would read when I first began this blog, and was so happy to meet so many others that love sewing as much as I do.
You guys are the best!