… I began my adventures in blogland with a very nervous first post from my sewing room.
To tell you the truth, I was not at all convinced that anyone would be the slightest bit interested in my ‘wee bits o’ nonsense’ (aka sewing projects). But I was amazed how quickly I was made to feel welcome in the blogging community with lovely comments and words of encouragement. Bloglanders are such a friendly bunch 🙂
Looking back over my blog I realize that I have created a colourful little journal of my life in stitches! I didn’t think about that aspect of blogging when I started out, so it’s an unexpected and happy bonus!
One year on and I would like to thank you all for reading my words, looking at my pictures, checking out my tutorials and for all your wonderful encouragement and amazingly generous comments! I can’t tell you how much you brighten my day by taking time out of your busy lives to share your thoughts with me! It is particularly heart warming when someone tells me that they have been inspired by something they have seen on my blog! And I have to pinch myself when I see a Sewing Room Secrets project on Pinterest! That still freaks me out every time! (in a good way!!)
I have picked out 12 of my favourite makes and posts from the past 12 months and hope you will humour me as I take a little trip down memory lane…
‘Morning Star’ … a journey of a thousand stitches
Thank you for your company this past year … having you along for the journey has really been a blessing ♥
*Edited: I will be taking a step back from blogging for a while, as I will not be able to devote as much time to it in the coming months, due to other demands in my life right now. I will still be ‘around’, working on my Love Entwined quilt and drafting several new patterns for my Etsy shop, but unfortunately blogging will have to take a back seat for now. I will try to pop back from time to time with updates when I can, but for now I bid you all a fond farewell and happy stitching! Love & hugs, Natalie xx