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Thread: Tough Decision, should I sew a rag bag or should I clean?

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    Red face Tough Decision, should I sew a rag bag or should I clean?

    Am thinking of sewing this bag....http://emmigraceandme.files.wordpres...-tote-blog.pdf. Now the tricky part, I took apart my laundry room and found lots of flannel, this might be an evening of sewing for a bit and then going into the laundry room. The bag is cute don't you think?

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    Of course you should sew a rag bag. The cleaning will still be there tomorrow or the day (or week) after.

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    You ought to sew, it's more fun!!

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    No question, sew. The cleaning won't go away and will be there another day.
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    That's not even a question...at least it wouldn't be for me! ROTFL
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    You know any kind of sewing trumps cleaning...any day of the year!!! Have fun!
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    The Dust bunnies will wait. If you are in the mood, sew. Show us when your done please.
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    Quote Originally Posted by momto5 View Post
    You know any kind of sewing trumps cleaning...any day of the year!!! Have fun!
    Absolutely. Sewing trumps labor.

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    Well have not been able to get to actual sewing, yet.

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    I must admit that I like sewing and living in a clean environment; perhaps you could clean and then admire your house while working on that rag bag! Sometimes if you let it go too long it gets depressing thinking about how much you have to do!

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    Quote Originally Posted by hopflower View Post
    I must admit that I like sewing and living in a clean environment; perhaps you could clean and then admire your house while working on that rag bag! Sometimes if you let it go too long it gets depressing thinking about how much you have to do!
    Lol! I found another bag I would not mind sewing....http://www.robertkaufman.com/quiltin...s_sewing_tote/ Now I can not make my mind up.

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    Sew of course!!! Cleaning will be there tomorrow or when ever LOL

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    What is this "cleaning" you speak of?!
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    No problem . If I had a pattern I wanted to do had the fabric and was ready to start off I would go. When you have a break to make a drink or..... Take the feather duster and keep fit while the kettle boils . Done both and exercised for the day. No problem.
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    Thanks for the link. I printed out the pattern and I just might try it. In reading the Tips part of the directions she said, "Pin perpendicular to your sewing and just sew right over the pins, then pull them out when you are done with the seam". She said that it would save you time in the end. PLEASE DO NOT DO THIS! It will not save you time if you have to make a trip to the Doctor. I always try to remove my pins. One day I was going too fast and went over a pin. If I had not been wearing my glasses the broken needle would have gone into my eye. I'll get off my soap box now. All that said there will always be cleaning to do. Again thanks for the link. BrendaK
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    SEW! If you clean and then sew you will just have to clean again!
    "You must do the thing you think you cannot do"....E. Roosevelt

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