Nothing makes me happier than learning a new skill. And, if it is something I’m really terrible at, and requires lots of new equipment…. fantasy land!

I was working on a set of sculptures that required sewing heavy canvas, and my hands were killing me. So, for my birthday my son bought me a sewing machine. Then I took “Sewing 101” class at Butcher Sew, which was amazing. Then I dreamed up about seventy eight new projects to add to the folder of shame. And I also cranked out some quick stuff:

The strap is just for physical therapy, to help stretch muscles. The brooches are tiny little bags, that you can put anything in. These have little tiny magnets sewn in, so you can attached to your jacket with another magnet behind… no pins!