Removing a Member of the Mental Design Team

I am all the members of the Mental Design Team. Since I often make decisions by discussing things with myself, I personified all the voices and wrote out the dialog. They have been testy a bit lately: Expectations was in Continue reading Removing a Member of the Mental Design Team

Butterfly Gets a New Notebook

There are a lot of different mes involved in writing patterns. This Saturday my boys wanted to hear the end of David Tennant reading How to Speak Dragonesse, so my husband and I left them home to listen as we Continue reading Butterfly Gets a New Notebook

The Mental Design Team talks to a Swatch

This whole blog series is personification pushed to allegory. But I’ve been leaving out an important…well, not a person, the Swatch, answerer of questions. Patternist knew she had to wait until making her spread sheet, and it made her nervous: Continue reading The Mental Design Team talks to a Swatch

The Mental Design Team gets Technically Edited

Mamma Bear replied to her family e-mail and read the homeschool co-op announcements: ah, this is from the editor, she’s getting to us early, I thought she wasn’t going to work on this until later in the week: Team! the Continue reading The Mental Design Team gets Technically Edited

The Mental Design Team Knits Someone Else’s Pattern

Patternist approached Sample Knitter with more friendliness than usual, she wasn’t knitting off her own instructions, so there was no risk of a re-write: Hi Sample knitter, you sure are enjoying Tangerine Trifle. Sample Knitter looked ready to gush, Patternist Continue reading The Mental Design Team Knits Someone Else’s Pattern