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SewLiberated
North Carolina
Mama, wife, sewing pattern designer, Montessori teacher, cat slave
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Thanks for coming to read, Carmella. Your words mean a lot to me.
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Yes. That's an aspect of it that I forgot to mention - the sewing-as-an-escape aspect of the creative journey. I've been guilty of that, too! And thanks for your kind words about Lachlan. We hope that he has many years of "normal" ahead of him now.
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It happens to all of us, Sara. I, too, have to constantly be aware of budding resentment. It's a lifelong task!
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Bridget! I'm so happy to hear from you! How are you and your family? And shucks, thanks for your sweet words. I've always held you up as an ideal example of a good friend. What fun we had those four years!
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Aww, thanks Shana! I'm glad you left me in your blog reader! ;)
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Your welcome, Michele. This piece has been on my heart for a long while. I'm so glad you can relate.
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Thanks, Bekah. I'm honored that you're here reading. As for having three - every year, it gets easier, right?!
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Heather, that must have been so scary. I remember when my dad had to have the same surgery. Did he recover well? Are you back to a new normal?
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Thanks, Lise. I've had it on my heart for a while.
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Thank you, Jess. ((Hug))
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That's too funny! WHY don't you live in my town? I've said it before, but that would be freaking awesome.
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Or, why I took a break from sewing, and why I'm back at it. I worked myself raw in the years after Lachlan's birth and first two heart surgeries. I filmed my Craftsy course, came out with a ton of new patterns, and attended my first Quilt Market. Sew Liberated was our primary source of income while Patrick was in grad school, and since we had such high medical bills, it needed to grow. Sewing became work - something that took me away from my little family. But Sew Liberated wasn't cutting it. We made the decision for Patrick to... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Sew Liberated
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Sadie took me for a walk the other day. Fortunately, we didn't have a disagreement about the destination - a newly-opened donut shop. Before we left, we picked out poetry books for our weekly Poetry Tea Donut Time and packed them in the stroller. I must have a good excuse to head to a donut shop. This one was mildly homeschoolish. The smaller crew gathered up all of the Shel Silverstein they could find, while I brought my favorite. I didn't need to provide directions. Sadie and her brothers knew just how to get there. They have hound's noses for... Continue reading
Posted Apr 22, 2016 at Sew Liberated
Oh Michele. I wish I could hug you, and everyone in your family. Awakening is hard won, isn't it?
Toggle Commented Apr 21, 2016 on a reintroduction at Sew Liberated
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Thanks for your sweet words, Michele!
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SO true, Grace. The chaos just takes over and you're like, hey, why would anyone want to see pictures of this insanity? ;) Thanks for being here. Let me know if you do end up writing again. I'll be the first in line to read your reintroduction post!
Toggle Commented Apr 21, 2016 on a reintroduction at Sew Liberated
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Thank you!
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Reading your comment makes me feel like I'm among old friends! You've been reading since Mexico? Things sure can change in 9 years!
Toggle Commented Apr 21, 2016 on a reintroduction at Sew Liberated
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:) Thanks, Julie.
Toggle Commented Apr 21, 2016 on a reintroduction at Sew Liberated
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Yep, I have to be mindful of my tendency toward perfectionism every day, or else it gets the best of me and compromises my patience! Thanks for reading!
Toggle Commented Apr 21, 2016 on a reintroduction at Sew Liberated
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Thanks, Becky. One day we'll have a chance to have more than a passing conversation in person once our kids slow down! ;)
Toggle Commented Apr 21, 2016 on a reintroduction at Sew Liberated
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Thanks, Eric.
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Thanks for coming to read, Anita.
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Thanks for the encouragement to keep writing, Jaime! (Hug)
Toggle Commented Apr 21, 2016 on a reintroduction at Sew Liberated
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Oh, Laura - you're a heart mom, too? How is your little one doing now?
Toggle Commented Apr 21, 2016 on a reintroduction at Sew Liberated
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