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Thread: Time to give it up for the day

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    I first tried to finish a tote purse I started last month, I had a hard time getting the cuff around the opening and handles on but I did get it finished.
    2nd bag I wanted finish was one I saw on PBS but didnt write the instuctions down and forgt the steps so I had to wing it, got that completed.
    Lastly I wanted to at least get the center blocks together that have been layed out on my living room floor all week for the Carpenters Star/wheel.
    About half way my machine was acting up and I had to stop and take it apart clean/oil and put a new needle in, it still was not working great so after a few more attempts I finally fixed whatever was going on.
    Getting back to my 5th row and noticed that the 4th row looked wrong. I had to take the row apart and reorganize the blocks and re sew.
    Stopping in the middle to do some machine repair I must have mixed up the blocks. That was the end of sewing for me today. Once I start to make errors like that its time to call it a day.

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    Senior Member grammy17's Avatar
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    Time to sip a cup of tea and relax. I've had those days too. Best to stop.

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    Super Member Dina's Avatar
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    It takes a wise person to know when to stop and continue another day. Things WILL look better the next time you start.

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    Super Member Jan in VA's Avatar
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    Remember when we used to call this "karma" or say our biorhythms were off? Now we know it just that we've gained "wisdom" (as my eye doctor explained it;) )

    Jan in VA

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    Super Member deedum's Avatar
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    I understand all of what your saying! Glad to know it just isn't me! I agree, time to call it a day when it gets like that!

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