I can’t believe where the time has gone! It has been over two years since I last posted. I’m imagining not many people blog anymore as there are so many different distractions these days with social media and flosstube and Instagram. When I look back at my old posts, I remember a nostalgic time where I did actually keep a record of my stitching and days out and children growing up. The blog was a solid thing where everything was kept together; not little pieces of info attached to fb posts and random pictures on Instagram. I’m not against any of these platforms, however I do remember a time when blogging was good. I made many friends and did many exchanges - all of which I’ve kept on my bookshelf.
Time was and still is another factor. Can I fit time in to blog again? I’m now working full time with a family and having the odd stitching commission deadline to boot! Can I take a half hour a week or every two weeks to upload photos and write bits and pieces down? Hmmm 🤔.
Then there’s still the disappointment that some of my older posts lost their pictures when webshots was removed. That still gets to me and don’t know how to fix that.
So, do I return to blogging? Even if no one reads it, it will still be there for my own perusal.
This is the beginning of not just another year but if a new decade. How did you all find it? Did you all have a good one? We went to Lightopia on New Tears Eve which made a nice change.
Now onto stitching... There’s so much I have stitched and finished over the last few years there’s simply not enough time now to put everything up so perhaps I will do that in stages. Last year I completed quite a few projects and write them down.
My last finish as you can see was Winter Time by New York Dreamer. I loved stitching this and decided to teabag it at the end to make it look more vintage.
I have also had a couple of My Big Toe finishes as well. I decided to stitch from stash and use my own colours for threads and fabric and these are the results:
My new start is another My Big Toe design called Peace. Again I decided to use my own threads as I have so many threads!!! These are my thread choices and my start:
My dear husband also got me a new Inspire bible for Christmas this year and it has blown me away. I can’t wait to get started on this.
So here we are... my attempt to begin blogging again. There’s so much more to write about: kids, books, walks, crafting but it’s a start. Please give me a wave if you’re still out there and whether you’re still blogging too.