These days I’m sewing fast, trying to whip up some summer outfits and finish bulky quilts before the summer. Summer vacation is a hard time to be a sewist, I’ve found: RST views are usually at their lowest during the break while everyone is traveling, dealing with kids, and finding other fun outdoors things to do. It’s okay; I don’t take it personally.
But the good news is that spring and summer are also the prime time for sewing retreats. I’ve got one scheduled for June myself. And there’s one thing that is universally true during sewing retreats: mamas get cray. We work hard and we play hard, and when we work and play hard (as we do at these things), we like to drink mommy juice and listen to sick beats.
So for your spring and summer crafting, here’s a bright, fun indie rock mix just for sewists. About half the songs have something to do with something related to sewing (either the artist or the song title or the lyrics themselves) but I promise you there is absolutely no “Turn Turn Turn” or “Doe a Deer” or anything of that sort. The other half are just good songs.
RST Spring Sewing Mix
I generally listen to podcasts when I sew, but I’ve found that listening to music is far less demanding and usually results in far fewer mistakes. So a sewing playlist? Just the thing to get in the zone, have a little fun, and sew while you can. If you’re anything like me this spring, it’s only a matter of time before you’re needed elsewhere.
Who are your favorite bands to sew by?
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