Wednesday, August 11, 2010

What 'ya doing?

Well, a looong time ago, I posted here to show you two new patterns. I finally got around to starting the laundry bag over the weekend. I am having so much fun with it, as I find embroidery to be so relaxing. It's easy to do while I watch t.v. at night and really goes pretty quickly.



The truth of the matter is: if I never buy another project to do, in my entire life, I have enough to keep me busy until I die. (and I'm assuming I will live a long time) I am such a sucker for buying something new to do, without even starting previous projects that I was so excited about when I purchased them. Especially if I find something at a bargain price! Does anyone else have this problem? I'm trying to stop doing this. The best thing to do is stay out of the stores, but that is impossible. I keep telling myself that it is okay... that I could have a much worse (and more expensive) habit... and this is okay. So... think I'll run to Hobby Lobby today. I might find something good. ;)





11 comments:

Colleen - the AmAzINg Mrs. B said...

Uh..yeah..I think we're sisters -separated at birth! Mr. B told me once I could open a shop for un-finished projects! Seems I get all excited - have to buy every supply needed for that craft, start, get bored, and on to the next "challenge"!
I love your embroidery - I need to find something I can do while in the front room with Mr. B - we're apart all of the day and I feel guilty if I'm in my craft room all evening too..
Can't wait to see the finished project...you DO finish them, right?? LOL

Connie said...

Aaaahhhhhh, I do understand, sugar! Me, too. I'll never be able to finish all I want to do and have so many I'd never have to buy another thing to keep me busy until I die, chick...
xoxo,
Connie

Lori R. said...

I guess we are all cut from the same cloth!!! I am a crafter with OCD tendencies!! I have different projects in practically each room of the house. That way, no matter where I am, I can pick up something to do!!! Hey, I think I will blog about my rooms....

ancient one said...

Just wondering.. did you ever finish "Bill's Will" that you started before Will was born? If you did, I haven't seen it... ;)

Debbie J said...

Yes Penny, I love to buy and start new projects too! I'm really trying to use what I've got. I will never run out of fabric and projects either.

I love your embroidery. I would like to start a hand project like crocheting or crosstitch to work on when I'm not at the sewing machine!

d.

~JoAnn~ said...

Penny I am in the same boat, way more stuff than I could ever do but always finding more that I just have to have. Roger told me no more fabric for a while until I did something with what I have first so instead of buying fabric I have been buying cross stitch supplies and when he see's I have been to Joann's I can tell him truthfully I bought no fabric!! I love to find loopholes in husbands logic :)
Blessings,Joann

Chocolate Cat said...

I am hearing you!!!! I am constantly buying or starting something and finishing nothing!!! I keep telling myself it could be worse, I could be spending the same $ on alcohol or cigarettes and have nothing to show for it!!! Love the laundry bag so far!

Elizabeth said...

Hi Penny,
I weeded lots of mine out when we moved. I am tryin now to use what I have. I have been working on tea towels this week.
Your project is so pretty.
Hugs,
Elizabeth

Manuela@TPOH said...

Oh yes, I have the same problem!!

I imagine that embroidery would be relaxing to do,same as crochet!

Manuela

Nancy Jo said...

Hi PEN,
Yes I came back to blogging, just couldn't stay away.
Boy you have been really crafty since I was here last, and that little guy has really grown!
I see you have been thrifting and your newest project the Laundry bag is realy cute.
Nancy Jo

Just Breathe said...

I like it! Looks like fun. I feel the same way only I do it with books and I seldom read.