Saturday, July 28, 2012

Made one of the dresses today and I think it's turned out quite nice.  The tea-dye really pulled it all together.  Can't wait to try the next one!

A new sketch of three little dresses, all the same pattern, but in three, maybe four different colours.  Then gently tea-dyed to look aged…

Hopefully, sometime soon, I'll be able to throw them together!  Ha ha!!  I have already tweaked my pattern so that the bodice fits quite snugly, so it's now just a matter of cutting and sewing and dyeing.

Thursday, July 26, 2012

Finally, I have decided to begin my journey to building a career for myself, to make me feel more fulfilled and to be able to contribute financially to our little family.
I knew it would be tough to even decide what I could possibly do, but I never realized just how tough it would be when you don't really have the support you REALLY need.
I wanted to be excited and get stuck in, but I'm finding that when there are so many doubts at the back of your mind - time issues, time management issues, kids, no confidence in yourself that you can do it, disruption to normal day-to-day routines - it's pretty hard!  I haven't studied or been in the workforce since my first baby (who is almost 13) was one and a half.  O_O
But I guess there will always be hurdles and I know I just have to keep jumping as high as I can.

Anyway, this was just a short note, I have so much on my mind, I just wanted to air a little bit of my stress.

I would love to know how people get past all these insecurities.