The Pandemic has caused many changes in my life since March.
o I work exclusively from home now with no return date to the office in sight.
o I stopped getting dressed for a couple of weeks because it was difficult to deal with the quarantine.
o When I found my style again, I sewed some things that I won't be able to wear until 2021 when hopefully I will head back to the office...
o I learned that I like wearing those big full maxi dresses at home, so that's what I'm making and wearing.
o I realized that trying to work full-time in my sewing space wasn't happening and I needed more space to live in.
o I had a cancer scare in the midst of a pandemic which was considered elective surgery so I had to wait for things to reopen before I could be tested.
o I had surgery...found out I don't have cancer...just precancerous cells in my uterus...
o So my Dr. scheduled a hysterectomy for me this fall.
All of this caused me to look at how I was living my life and how I wanted to live it differently. At 61, I have more years behind me than in front of me and I NEED to enjoy the life I have NOW.
So I'm moving...
Yes, I rented an apartment about 10 minutes from where I'm presently living with a walk-in closet (Gawd how I've missed a walk-in closet) and a sewing loft. I'm coming out of the basement, y'all. I'm 5 minutes from one daughter and 15 minutes from the other. My home can be a hangout for my grandchildren which I want more than anything. But most importantly, I have more space to sew and create.
I move in September 1st so it means that I'm packing up the sewing cave during the next three weeks. Posting will be scarcer here for a minute because PACKING THE WALLS OF FABRIC!
My daughter and granddaughters helped me empty all of the fabric shelves and move the extra bins of fabric out of the sewing cave...
I packed the majority of my fabric in garbage bags because I'm not moving far and it's a whole lot easier to swing garbage bags than it is to tote boxes! I have NO idea how many bags are here...but it's a lot!
I will be back in a little bit and will definitely share pictures of the new sewing loft because I've bought all new furniture (except for a cutting table). It's also a much larger space!
...as always more later!