I got my first taste of sciatica over the weekend, when my right buttcheek started hurting and all the usual places I sit made it worse. I guess this is what I get for getting into the habit of working from the couch or a hard kitchen chair? (My buttcheek is a lot better today, though, and I’m sitting on the yoga ball instead of the couch.)
But yesterday, even sitting for sewing was rough, so I pulled out my case binding kit and stood at the counter and got the signatures folded and pressing–shoutout to the flower press my dad made for 12-year-old me and the bone folder I took from the worst job–and made the case.
Next up is sewing the signatures into a text block and then casing it in (look at me learning terminology!) but I really think I like the “folding and gluing pretty paper” part the best. This new hobby might veer off into another new hobby if I’m not careful: