A Threaded Needle - What is going on?
That is what I keep asking! What is going on? How can getting resettled after a move take so long?
So many of you followed our move from the Sunshine Coast to Maple Ridge this spring, and offered the remark “It’s not an easy move, it’ll take time” but I really thought it would be easy!
We arrived, I posted “facebook” photos that looked like getting settled took about two weeks....and I thought I was sooo smart because I thought that was going to be true!
Almost 3 months later I am finally admitting how much work there is to moving a house and a business after 18 years, from a house to a townhouse about half the size!
So although I don’t usually write blogs about myself, I thought I would take this time to say thank you to all our customers for your patience and kind words of support as I blunder my way through the the process of resettling and getting the business running smoothly again.
Here is where what happened here this week:
This is 1/2 of the room, everything is stacked in the other half, so of course it all has to be moved to this side now, so I can paint and shelve the other side
But for a couple of hours it looked nice! And I was able to grab that time to fill orders ( that being conditional on my being able to get to things!) which I did today.
Tomorrow It will all become impossible again as I stack fabric bolts and bins of sashiko product so that I can paint the second side.
Also in Sashiko Blog
Boro: A Journey in Sisterly Slipper Making!
Just for fun I thought I'd share this photo story of making boro slippers with my sister...
My Boro Stitching & Thought for Other Stitchers
.... but thats just how I like to do it. Other people stitch wonderful pieces with parallel lines evenly spaced. It's a matter of what you enjoy plus what is functional for your project. The right thing to do is to suit yourself!
Here I am all ready to settle in and stitch miles of sashiko and I realize that every thread I need is going to be a project itself to get off the skein! Argh!
Here is the solve for this frustrating problem: