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Sewing Workflow: Process & Organizing Tips for making the most of your sewing time

Sewing Workflow: Process & Organizing Tips for making the most of your sewing time

Hi, there!  Kim, again!  I’m so excited to be guest blogging here at Ellie and Mac again!  We’ve had a few changes this year in our household routine with one of the biggest things being me going back to work full time.  Exciting? Yes!  Scary?  Yes!  Totally cutting into my sewing time?  Absolutely completely yes!  So, now that I get a grand total of maaaayyyybee one or two good sewing days a month, I realized that I really need to get my act together and get organized.  Now, I realize that there are a bajillion ways to organize projects, and I know that everyone has a way that works for them.  BUT, I found that this is what works best for me so I figured I’d share what I do to put my sewing projects together into mini-kits so that I can grab and go when I get a moment here or there to sew. My very own sewing kits.

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Time Management: The Struggle is Normal

Time Management: The Struggle is Normal

Time management, I hear this concern raised over and over again.  So many of us struggle to find a balance in our busy lives.  We feel that something must be broken or wrong with us because we just can't stick to a schedule or get everything we want to get done, finished in the day.  
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The 90's Are Back By The Sewing Scientist

The 90's Are Back By The Sewing Scientist

If you have been to any major retailer or department store recently - you probably know that the 90's are back! Everywhere you look there's plaid flannel shirts, lots of black, combat boots, track suits, spaghetti strap dresses. I graduated from high school in 1994 and immediately got a job in a department store juniors department to pay my way through college. I'll never forget the countless hours I had to spend fixing spaghetti straps on hangers. Those things can become a tangled mess and I loathed it every time a new shipment came in.
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