- posted 10 years ago
If the person with the largest stash when she dies, wins, I lose! I
lose big style. I want to lose even more, but I'm not good at
throwing stuff out.
So how small is really, actually, realistically, bearably, useful?
And how to store them, so they will actually get used, in this
I'm sorting my stash. I'm in the process of pulling out every pile,
folding it properly, boxing and labelling it and putting my sewing
room into a ship-shape and Bristol-like fashion. It has been too
depressing to even go in there, let alone start something. Every time
I sat at my machine the room lowered me into failure and despair.
So I am starting afresh. Already the little piles of freshly folded
fabric is calling. I even started looking at books again. And at
SewOnTV. Must be doing me some good.
There is still a long way to go. My sewing room is in the attic and
is infested with moth in the carpet. So I need to find the floor to
rip it all up and get it all sorted. It's also dirty. Not just a
little dusty, but 1/4inch grime-dirty. I come down feeling unclean
and nasty. It has needed to be done for some years, but I wasn't up
to it. Now, I do a little each day, and I am starting to see a little
It's going to be a long haul. I need encouragement.