Who is Ready for WEAR HAPPY COLOR 2022 on March 1?
This March will be the fourth year of Wear Happy Color! This whole movement started as a challenge for the sewing community back in 2019 with Sew Happy Color, and eventually broadened to all crafters and wearers of colorful clothing! To get yourself ready for this year's challenge, take a look at what people did in the past couple of years by browsing the hashtags:
Or my previous blog posts:
Wear Happy Color 2021
Wear Happy Color 2020
Sew Happy Color 2019
In the pre-COVID...
Dopamine dressing is the buzz word in the fashion world right now, and a top trend in 2022 according to Pinterest as we begin this new year. But what exactly is it? Let's learn all about it and explore ways to use dopamine dressing in our daily lives.
What is dopamine?
Dopamine is a neurotransmitter, a type of chemical messenger, that your body makes and releases as a reward to your brain, causing feelings of enjoyment, calm and happiness. It can also boost your ability to concentrate and help to provide motivation. Maintaining healthy levels of dopamine is essential to whole...
A photo from 2019-- the first year of Sew Happy Color!
It’s Time for Wear Happy Color!
This will be the 3rd year of Wear Happy Color, which started out as “Sew Happy Color,” but has expanded to include all sorts of making and/or wearing of color. Read below to find out what this is, and how to participate! It runs all March long and there will be different themes and prizes.
How to Participate:
Wear Happy Color is a chance to revive...
You all know I was first an artist before I became a sewist right? Until last year when I started sewing all my clothes, I made more paintings than clothes for myself (but pleeennnty for my kids). When I started sewing more, I wanted it to fill the same creative need as painting. I've done that in different ways in the past 6 months. Besides real paint on the fabric, or designing fabric digitally, I have enjoyed painting WITH fabric. That's right. I'm calling patchwork, quilting and color-blocking.... paint-with-fabric. That's what it feels like to me!...