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Great Reasons (aka Excuses?) "not" to Clean-Up-Tidy-Up Our Sewing Areas ....

Great Reasons (aka Excuses?) "not" to Clean-Up-Tidy-Up Our Sewing Areas ....

Old 02-28-2019, 05:13 PM
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The only reason I don’t clean is, I forget where I put things. I put a piece of material away in a safe place. I wanted to use it for my mug rugs....guess what....it is so safe I can’t find it. I had to use other fabric, sigh.
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Old 02-28-2019, 05:16 PM
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*giggles*
Oh so many of these are my other #s ...3, 4, 5 ......... ad infinitum!

After all we all have more important things to do than c-l-e-a-n--u-p!
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Old 02-28-2019, 05:42 PM
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When I clean my sewing room I can't find anything.
When I don't clean my sewing room I can't find anything.
I have a big problem
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Old 02-28-2019, 05:48 PM
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It doesn't matter when/if I clean up my sewing room, the minute I start a project, it looks like a tornado went through it, so why bother? LOL
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Old 02-28-2019, 06:51 PM
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It doesn't matter when/if I clean up my sewing room, the minute I start a project, it looks like a tornado went through it, so why bother? LOL
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Old 02-28-2019, 07:04 PM
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I finally have to realize I have a mild form of ADHD - while I was growing up I had to have at least 2 things happening at once. My mother always said I was a true Gemini. Sewing is the same way - I have at least 2 projects going at once, usually 3 or 4. And if they are all put away then them may never get finished. (Out of sight - out of mind).

My friend and I meet up for a quilting retreat in Las Vegas - just the 2 of us. We bring projects to work on, we have a the-share unit and we are there 5 -6 days, and never put anything away. It's a lot of fun.
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Old 02-28-2019, 07:36 PM
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Excuses

1. Itís just my room. No one else in the family needs to be in there or wants to be, so they donít care. Itís an upstairs bedroom only used by house guests maybe once a year.

2. I donít have any pets going in there who might get hurt on sharp objects.

3. When I tidy it, i am immediately either wanting to jump into a new project and mess it all up again, or stand at the doorway admiring the clear surfaces. I snap photos to prove to myself that surfaces exist, then bedlam ensues as soon as I start the next quilt.

4. I havenít found any lint in my lung x-rays.
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Old 02-28-2019, 09:01 PM
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Originally Posted by quiltingcandy View Post
I finally have to realize I have a mild form of ADHD - while I was growing up I had to have at least 2 things happening at once. My mother always said I was a true Gemini. Sewing is the same way - I have at least 2 projects going at once, usually 3 or 4. And if they are all put away then them may never get finished. (Out of sight - out of mind).

My friend and I meet up for a quilting retreat in Las Vegas - just the 2 of us. We bring projects to work on, we have a the-share unit and we are there 5 -6 days, and never put anything away. It's a lot of fun.
I truly think I do, too! It was always held at bay because I had 4 kids and live on a dairy farm (for the past 47 years)....certain things demanded my attention every day...not just during the week (milking cows is a 7 day a week job). Now that I just do bookwork and not chores time is more flexible. Right now have binding almost finished on one quilt...need to square up a second, have a little one to fold over the edge to finish, one most of the block made and a leader ender project going on. Oh and then there's the quilt at the machine downstairs...I think you understand quiltingcandy!

no lint in your lung x-rays...too funny zozee!
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Old 02-28-2019, 10:19 PM
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I'm enjoying all your thoughts on this subject. I don't have any excuses, my whole house (excluding the kitchen) is my craft room so I just do what I want.
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Old 02-28-2019, 11:04 PM
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I'm writing these excuses down so they'll be handy when I need them.
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