Wednesday, September 7, 2011

My creative space....


I feel like I have lost my bloggy mojo this week.  Do you ever get like that? 

There are loads of things I could talk about but I find I am censoring myself, writing posts then deleting them, not sure whether some things are in the 'way to much information' basket or whether I am sharing too much of my small people's quirks, habits and behaviours that possibly might embarrass them when they are older.

I sat in my sewing room this week instead and tried to make things.  I stuffed up big time - wasted time and ruined some really nice material.  I comforted myself by leaving a mess all over my sewing table, retreating to the couch with repeats of Grey's Anatomy, a jar of nutella and a spoon.  I find this solves most of the worlds problems.

I tried to make a hat from my new book.  It did not go well.  I found a fabulous apple pin cushion pattern and managed to successfully whip one up that looks like it's supposed to.  And when all else failed, I crocheted more triangles, ready for the Bunting Swap.



My new book, my new apple pincushion, my triangles (but they could be yours!)



Cute, yes?



I have been using Sarah London's pattern for Granny Bunting.


Ever lost your mojo?

You might be able to find it again over here.

12 comments:

  1. Oh, I always lose my mojo.... Especially my mojo for blogging but then I have to scald myself & remind myself why I blog - I blog for me & if I don't feel like blogging for a few days then I don't - but it's easy to forget that..
    The bunting is so cute - what will you string it together with?

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  2. Losing your blog mojo and having that 'Don't have anything worth posting' feeling is really horrid - I've had that, hope you are feeling unblocked really soon as it's infuriating!

    Granny bunting?! That looks like it'll be amazing!

    Jem xXx

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  3. Yep, I've been there too. It's a horrible feeling but it will go away. Maybe have a break and do something new? Your bunting and apple pin cushion are really fantastic. Don't lose heart - go see an exhibition and feed your soul :) Kx

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  4. Oh I love your apple pin cushion and your bunting triangles, they're gorgeous!
    Yes, I TOTALLY get the loss of the blogging mojo, we must be on the same wave length this week. I usually blog daily, but just haven't had it in me this week... and I'll add there that what I have blogged is a bit on the frowny face negative side anyway (though I try to find a positive spin too). I also deleted a post or two as I just wasn't happy with them. It's hard to find inspiration when you're feeling rather shite in yourself. That's me this week. Just quietly, I loved this post of yours :o) xo

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  5. oooohhh..I hope that bunting will be mine!

    yep..happens to me all the time.
    I notice it too when I don't take pics, I know the blogging mojo has gone.

    give yourself a break, bake something, take some pics, read other blogs.

    it'll be back, in the meantime, I LOVE what you have created.

    sending you sunshiney smiles ♥

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  6. Yes, feeling a bit like that myself this week, I have plenty of those days, then all of a sudden I'll have a heap of things I want to blog about all at once. I agree with the comments above, read other blogs for inspiration and do something fun just for you!The mojo will return..love the bunting and pincushion too:)Sam

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  7. Love your bunting! So cute!
    My blogging mojo comes and goes. I think now that more people who I know in real life read my blog, I censor myself more and more.

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  8. I totally adore your bunting! Gorgeous! Your apple pin cushion is also very sweet! I hate it when I loose my mojo, but sometimes life is just like that! It will come back, have faith, in the meantime, grey's anatomy and nutella sound perfect!!

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  9. Ooh, your apple cushion is just lovely. And your bunting is so colourful and cheery.

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  10. It's nice to know that there are so many other people that lose the blog mojo sometimes! Your bunting is delightful x

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  11. Love your pincushion! And the triangles :) Yes, my blogging inspiration comes and goes too. I blog when I have something to share :D Simple as that :)

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