For my learning project, I chose sewing! There were many reasons I decided sewing was a good option, but the main one is that it is a practical and useful life skill. I have very little experience: I've sewn up a few holes in socks or pyjama pants before, but that is about it. I thought this is the perfect time to finally learn how to perfect the little skills I have and broaden these skills by actually creating something. I am very excited as I think it will be fun and also a calming skill to do at the end of the day. The part I am worried about is that I am TERRIBLE at cutting or seeing straight lines which is unfortunate as sewing takes a lot of symmetry. Looks like I might be learning another skill on top of sewing! Either way, I will give it my best shot and we'll see how it goes at the end.
Week 1: Buy supplies, read up on how they are all used and do a refresher course on sewing (research).
Week 2: Find some articles of clothing around the house that have holes in them - practice hand sewing on them.
Week 3: Get a little more creative - try sewing on buttons, patches and zippers.
Week 4: Research the sewing machine - how does it work and what do I do.
Week 5: Practice on some smaller pieces of fabric (nothing too elaborate, just simple items).
Week 6: Buy fabric and begin my final project (this may waiver, but as of now, this will be a large blanket).
Week 7 - the end of the semester: Working on and completing my final project (hopefully it turns out well!)
This schedule may change as I may discover new things I want to try out along the way or certain steps may take longer than expected, but this is my goal for now! I am excited to get started - wish me luck!