A South Bronx dweller's take on the gentle arts of the home.
Tuesday, December 1, 2009
I've got Embroiderer's Elbow.
As I sat feverishly monogramming the pieces of my various sewing projects on the Metro North train, I noticed (not for the first time) a nagging ache in my left arm. For days I have been trying to stretch, pop, relax, and otherwise improve it to no avail. Then it dawned on me... when I hold my embroidery hoop, I curl my left arm around it and pinch it with a death grip. Voila... Embroiderer's Elbow. I think I need a day off. On a more pleasant note, my springerle mold arrived today. What's that, you ask? Heh heh... tune in. (By the way, the photo was taken on the train. That's the end of an "E".