1. These placemats from Anthropologie. Does anyone know how to make those wee pom-poms?
2. These YouTube videos in which a sewing machine mechanic explains all the pieces of sewing machines and also how to maintain your sewing machine.
3. Friends who think it is fun to help you with your carpentry projects and show up with routers and expertise.
(Which quickly leads to...)
4. A sturdy new sewing table.
5. And I musn't forget the glories of spring! Hello spring, I'm so happy you are here!