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How to have a strong WHY

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Sometimes when we set ourselves a task we really WANT to do it. We have a strong WHY. But sometimes, we want to do something, but aren’t really motivated. This is because we have a weak WHY.  Being able to change your WHY from weak to strong will help you complete any task. Here’s how […]

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Sharing The Model with you

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Sharing The Model with you so you can change your life   Some of you have asked about the secret tools I use. The Model, created by Brooke Castillo of the Life Coach School, is not so secret anymore, but definitely 100% amazing.    I recorded this little video for you on how to use […]

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Can I learn to love ironing?

This is Part 4 in my goal to finish my UFOs. This is where I set myself the challenge of learning to love ironing.     Recap: All UFOs gathered and placed in their own bags with the UFO Action List completed for each one. I discovered that I stop most often at cutting errors and […]

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Understanding my resistance to my sewing UFOs

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Understanding my resistance to my sewing UFOs   This is Part 3 in my goal to finish my UFOs. It’s time to really dive deep into understanding my resistance to my sewing UFOs – because this will get me closer to finishing them. When I overcome my resistance, it will feel easy to finish my […]

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Using the UFO action sheet to organize my sewing UFOs

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Using the UFO Action Sheet to organize my sewing UFOs Here I am, trying to organize my sewing UFOs so I can work on finishing them. As you know, it’s a journey. Here is Part 2.  You can read Part 1 here: gathering my UFOs.    They are now bagged up and ziplocked. But then […]

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Gathering my sewing UFOs

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Gathering my sewing UFOs This is my story. It starts with me trying to organize and finish my sewing UFOs. Who knows where it will lead?  I have a lot of sewing UFOs. My unfinished objects.    They are taking up space: brain space and physical space. Here’s one: some strips that I plan to […]

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Showing up to Serve

Showing up to serve  I’ve been watching my daughter start kindergarten this year. She’s learning how to handle life’s big and little tasks without me.  How to open granola bars. How to ask for help to find her hat. She’s even negotiated how to share the cubby space. Yesterday she helped a little boy find […]

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Your stash motto: the secret weapon to better stash management

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Your Stash Motto: the secret weapon to better stash management   Want to get motivated to tidy up, make better decisions while shopping, and love sewing even more? You need this secret weapon… Your stash motto. Your stash motto is your guiding principle to how you collect and use your fabric and notions. It will […]

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Income report May June July

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Income report May June July 2020 for Sew Spacious  *It’s a long post, you might want a cuppa! Teaser: The before and after photo at the end is just WOW!  Sew Spacious was created to help you get organized in your sewing room. But I’ve decided to pivot and throw all my energy behind it.  […]

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Your complete guide on how to manage your fabric scraps (part 1)

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How to manage your fabric scraps: the complete guide (part 1) … yes, it’s a complete tease 😋 Are you stuck on how to manage your fabric scraps? Do you want to know how to manage your fabric scraps? Learn what’s holding you back and how to create a scrap management strategy that you can […]

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