…since that last post. Quite a lot has happened in that time. Quite a lot.
I said I was moving. Yeah, I tried. It didn’t happen. So after a lot of thinking, faffing, pondering and epic amounts of procrastination, I ended up back here. Maybe sometimes a rest is better than a change? Maybe I am a creature of habit after all.
I am not the person I was two years and twenty-seven days ago. A lot of things are different now. Let’s recap.
October 2011. Mother to a 15-month-old and still working my way through a reasonable amount of post-natal bewilderment. Making a whole lot of baby shoes.
November 2013. Mother to a 3-year-old… and an 11-month-old. Permanently exhausted, but generally on top of things. Finding a groove. Feeling ok. I am back, and I am feeling ok.
I made a modest success of mamafactured. Sporadically sold shoes all over the world, sold at craft fairs, through small shops. I have stepped back a little just recently cause I have been overcome, once again, by the need to make. To create things for my little ones and for me. For a long time I have been sewing almost exclusively for other people’s kids, and it’s time for a change.
After all, a change can be as good as a rest. And there’s not a lot of time to rest these days.
There’s a lot more, of course. A lot of things to catch up on. But just for now, this years poppy.