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Sneaky Old Sunk-Cost Thinking

Readers, Isn’t it uplifting to read a post where a knotty question is presented in the beginning, followed by a few colorful missteps in the middle, leading to a predictable, satisfying conclusion? Whatever prompted me recently to yearning for Getting Things...

Write It Down!

Readers, It’s been almost four months since a fateful day in late January when I began an experiment to dramatically improve my sewing productivity.  I gave this experiment a grandiose name: the Getting Things Sewn Project Management Improvement Daily...

Smart Pants

Readers, I recently reached a sewing milestone: pants I like in every way. The impossible dream has come true! I like the fabric–Nevada linen, from Stonemountain & Daughter Fabrics, and the color, Nectarine.  It’s a warm, medium-deep coral-terra cotta...

The Least Popular Piece of Sewing Advice Ever

Readers, If someone asked you what advice sewers least like hearing, what would you say?  My answer would be, in the words of Kenneth King, author of Smart Fitting Solutions, “Make muslins, make muslins, make muslins!” Imagine:  A newly released pattern...