I haven’t blogged in a while… This seems to happen at some point to everyone who doesn’t blog every day – if you don’t have the routine in place to blog regularly, you find other stuff to do!
What I have been doing blog wise is READING a lot of blogs. I have loaded up a Feedly account with 60 plus blogs that I like, and I’ve been enjoying reading them and finding out what is going on in the making world. I follow blogs written by makers, artists, crafters, bloggers, marketplaces like Etsy, and suppliers – there’s a wealth of ideas and knowledge out there and, more importantly, masses of inspiration.
You might think that reading 60 plus blogs a day would take way too much time, but it actually doesn’t. Not everyone I follow blogs every day (although most do) for one thing and, for another, it is really easy to flick through the entries on a platform like Feedly and just read the pages that you’re interested in right then. Some days I spend 5 minutes on it and sometimes 30.
Today, I’ve been sewing up a little project that is to be the subject matter of a tutorial I will publish here next month. This is part of a Christmas themed tutorial link up that is being arranged by Laura Howard of Bugs and Fishes by Lupin, which promises to be fun. I do intend to be back here blogging again before that though…