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Episode 33

What to do When Your Hobby Feels Like a Chore

Do you ever feel a bit "meh" about sewing? We'll explore how you can tackle the creative doldrums by asking yourself a few key questions, and figuring out the right approach for you to find your way back to a hobby you love.

Do you ever feel a bit “meh” about sewing? We’ll explore how you can tackle the creative doldrums by asking yourself a few key questions, and figuring out the right approach for you to find your way back to a hobby you love.

From time to time, everyone feels like their creative pursuits are just one more thing in a long to-do-list. We invite you to think about what else is going on in your life that makes you feel that way, and how you can break out of the rut. Here are four questions you can ask yourself:

1. Why does it feel like a chore? Are you stressed? Overwhelmed? Sad?
2. How does sewing make you feel?
3. What do you want it to be for you?
4. What parts feel easy and fun? e.g. gathering inspiration, planning?

Listen to the full episode for our tips on where to go from here.

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