Stress Sewing

September 2, 2013


This weekend has been pretty stressful. Wil and I tried updating the look of my blog with my new branding elements, but things are not going as planned. The images look obnoxiously large in some screen resolutions, and too small in others. Then when we try to make changes, something breaks. I’m looking for a new web template that’s responsive so everyone will see the same thing when they visit, but there aren’t many that have everything I want.

All of that web crap is completely trivial though considering my mom was hospitalized this weekend due to an anaphylactic reaction to a bee sting. She’s so lucky she was within 10 minutes of a hospital when it happened, and her boyfriend knew to take her to the ER when she complained of tongue swelling and tightness in her chest. No one knew my mom was allergic to bees. Luckily she made it to the hospital in time and she’s okay, but she has to carry an EpiPen with her now where ever she goes. Not good.

Today I’m forcing myself to work on my Fall For Cotton muslin to keep my mind of stuff. Yesterday was the official day to start sewing, but obviously I had other things to worry about.


I really just want to skip the boring pants for today and sew something super fun with some bright happy prints, but I can’t think of anything to sew. I suppose that’s a good thing since I should be focusing on what I need to be sewing, and not what I want to be sewing. Plus, having to trace out another pattern definitely doesn’t appeal to me right now, so I’m glad my trouser pattern was already pre-cut and set to go.


Of course, there’s always the option of dropping everything and snuggling with my furry kids instead.


Yeah that sounds pretty nice right about now.


What do you do whenย  you’re stressed?