I'd picked up a few yards of an adorable chicken fabric last fall (2019) and a yard of a grey ribbed knit from JoAnn online when I was first trying to get a feel for all these not-quilting-cotton textiles. When I ordered the fabric for my mom's cardigan from Nature's Fabric I added some of their Ginger colored Bamboo stretch fleece to try a hoodie for myself. I wanted to sew up the Made for Mermaids (M4M) Hudson Hoodie with a side panel pocket hack I saw on Argyle and Pearls. Facebook is awful, but in the M4M pattern group, there are so many amazing & inspiring posts from people of all shapes and sizes making their own beautiful clothes, and TBH, I wanna be part of that tribe. This was the first sweatshirt I've ever sewn up and the first time working with sweatshirt fleece. I
Hi there, I’m Terri Ann – My background? I’m a constant dabbler in the art of craft. Over the years I have loved photography, quilting, sewing, embroidery, painting, furniture making but above all: coding & technology. Working a full time job in technology the art and craft of all my collective hobbies have been an outlet to make something with physical properties, not just something that is purely, and intangibly digital. I also love: food, dancing (preferably in lines with boots on) and going on adventures.
This blog? I’ve been blogging on and off since about 2001. Most of my old content is gone for good (trust me, that’s for the best) but this blog is where I like to document things I create or experiences I’ve had. Sometimes I’m slow to update, sometimes I don’t update at all but it’s a work in progress as I am constantly learning and balancing how different things in my life affect my well being and ability to achieve and reflect on the goals in my life. This blog, being a fascinating component of that puzzle.