The boys have needed new pjs. #1 because all of his pjs are comically highwaters and #2 because he’s finally big (ish) enough to wear some proper looking pajamas.
My friend Linda gave me this fish fabric with stars a while back and it was perfect for my animal loving boy with the bright blue eyes.
There’s a lot of firefighter that gets played around this house. It’s not unusual at all for breakfasts to be finished and for me to be cleaning up when I see two little heads in the backyard in their fire helmets putting out imaginary fires. So this flannel with hydrants and dogs also seemed about right.
For all that I really hate sewing for other people, I do enjoy it when it’s for them. I talked about this with a friend who is an artist. She’s concluded that she likes selling her paintings after the fact and that feels okay, but she will not commission work anymore. What she found was that in having someone else dictate the creative process for her took all of the joy out of it on her end. I resonate with that. When my sewing time is limited and when it’s my one time of the day that doesn’t involve caring for other people, putting that extra pressure of someone else’s time and expectations is just too much. I sew for joy. Why do you sew?