The Lessons of 2017

  1. Take the time to do hand finishings on sewn pieces.  It makes such a difference when I have perfectly done hems and bindings.  It makes the garment way more wearable.
  2. Life is short.  The journey is the destination.  
  3. Starting perimenopause changed me in ways both good and bad.
  4. Voting matters.
  5. Who wins an election can drastically change everything.
  6. It's OK to do things that feel hard.
  7. Saying no to something that someone else wants me to do is really saying yes to myself.
  8. If I follow my self-care plan, life goes better.  (Help Someone, Have a Good Night of Sleep, Exercise, Eat Well + Drink Water, Make Something, Meditate.
jennifer pesetsky