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Thread: Ever start something and end up doing something else completely?

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    Super Member Butterfli19's Avatar
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    Ever start something and end up doing something else completely?

    So I was looking for quilt things, really, and I came upon some felt crafts. OMG, they are too cute! So naturally I had to run and buy a few squares of felt and found a little book so I can try my hand at felt toys.

    And, I just picked up a new quilt book and bought a few yards of fabric, which have been pushed aside for felt, lol. But hey, it's still sewing...

    Have you ever done this? Please confess!
    Nancy

    Just keep going!

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    Yes, many times. It's just not right to walk by a cute, new craft and not give it a go.
    Fabric is like money, no matter how much you have it's never enough.

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    I like trying all kinds of crafts - keeps life interesting! But quilting is still my favorite.

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    I like variety too, am embroidering right now. Enjoy your newest craft.
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    I do the same thing. You never know what you may try and love. That's how I started quilting. Saw a cute quilt in a fabric store and decided to try making it. Quilting became my passion. How sad it would of been if I didn't try it.

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    I think I have been guilty of this .... many times. When Lisa Ling started describing her ADHD, I shuddered because through much of it she could have been describing me. scary!!!

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    I did that with embroidery and bought all kinds of colors of thread...I decided I need to stay away from felt or I'd be buying that up, too. Love what people make with it, though.
    People who start projects and never finish them are cooler
    than people who never start projects at all.


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    Happens all of the time around here. I feel certain that is why I end up with 3-4 things done at the same time. Mariah
    Have a wonderful Quilting Day, make it your way!
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    Variety is the spice of life - Enjoy!

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    i've done the same thing. can you show us some of your cuties?
    put off till tomorrow what you can do today, and if you procrastinate long enough, you may never have to do it.

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    Best line from a movie EVER. The movie "Up". The dog is talking and suddenly gets distracted - "squirrel!" That is me in a nutshell. I think I could accomplish so much more if I'd just be able to focus on one thing!

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    Guilty. I get excited when I see new ideas. Stay away from pinterest if you don't want/need ideas.
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    Who me? Never. (Ha). I am completing a baby quilt, working on an appliquéd quilt, dropped both to make umbrellas, and I'm finally finishing the second sock I started knitting in the winter. And then there's that counted cross stitch I started 27 years ago. Then I get into this site, see new ideas, and I'm off in another direction.

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    I like to go through the tools department in hardware stores to see what I can use for quilting! Have found some great tools and storage items.

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    Love doing that, am working on felt stocking and doing quilt blocks too.

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    Yes I do this all the time! That's why I have so much in my sewing room; oh wait, maybe I mean my dinning room. My sewing room is too full and the rest is around, on, and under the table in the dinning room. After the wedding this weekend, I will be free for the rest of the year and hoping that life doesn't get in the way of my projects.
    Quilter 68 who is now 69/and now 70

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    Crochet was my first hobby but quilting is so much more fun. Still have an afgan in the works but it is so much slower than quilting.

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    I want to see the cute felt animals. What is the name of the book? I want to make some too!

    I too jump form one craft to another when I see something I might like to try my hand at. You are not alone.
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    The name of the book is "More Felt Friends from Japan" by Naomi Tabatha. My grandson decided I should make the finger puppets first - all of them, lol.
    Nancy

    Just keep going!

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