Here we go…

Hello there! Thank you so much for taking the time to stop by.

So here it is, my very first blog post. EVER! EEK! I feel like I’ve been preparing for this for ages, but I’m nowhere near ready and have just decided to take the plunge this afternoon and see where it goes.

This post is just to introduce myself and let you know how this started; I’d let you know what to expect and what’s coming but as I just decided to go ahead with this this afternoon, I’m rather unprepared. But. LIFE!

Me and Mine

So I’m Sherelle, I’m 31 and a stay at home Mum to a completely crazy and exceedingly beautiful, soon to be threenager. In a previous life, I was an avid xbox gamer, I sang more, I rode a Pinarello and I was a full time fully qualified Dispensing Optician. Since becoming a Mum I’ve been trying to find “my thing” again. I knew that even though I was pretty good at it, I didn’t want to go back to Optics. I want to do something that means I can control my time and be with G. I tried gardening, Beachbody, got back in to knitting, and just didn’t feel 100% with any of them.

Early this year I received a handmade hoodie from a friend of my Mum’s who lives in the Isle of Man. At the time, I just marvelled at the beauty and how I wish I could make something like that and then carried on with life. One day I was stood doing the ironing looking at clothes that were too big for G, wishing I knew how to alter them to fit, when the lightbulb moment happened. I could change that; IF I LEARNED HOW TO SEW! And that’s how this idea began.

where it all began
The little hoodie that sparked it all

In my next blog post, I think I’ll try and tell you what I did next so that you can skip the stuff you don’t need and get to grips with what you do need.

If you don’t want to miss out – hit that follow button. Thank you so much for reading and I hope to see you again soon.

You may have a fresh start any moment you choose — Mary Pickford

Published by sherelleattheseams

Hey all! What to say...? I am a thirty-something wife to an amazing man, Mumma to an incredible nearly 4 year old and I'm here to share a bit about that and a lot about my new passion. SEWING! I started in May 2018 and I want to share with you what I've learned so far, what I want to learn, what I've made and future makes as well as hoping to inspire you too. "I am still learning" - Michelangelo aged 87.

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