Friday, 18 November 2011

Procrastination

Do you find yourself putting off the silly little jobs - the ones that you know will only take you a few minutes to do...but you just keep putting them off?

I'm the worst culprit for this - especially when it comes to the finishing off on projects that just need a tiny bit of hand sewing or a buttonhole sewn in. 

With a craft fair tomorrow, I desperately needed to replenish a few items of stock - including my felt/fabric hanging hearts, so I finally sat myself down with my sewing roll and sewed on the final buttons and hanging loops -


It took me a while as I kept getting slightly distracted with Twitter.....

Another little job I managed to get done today was a buttonhole.  I can't say too much about this project as it's for a specific recipient so I'll show  you properly once they've received it.  Here's the fabulous buttonhole alongside the lovely felt self-covered button I made to go with it -


I also managed to whip up some little lavender sachets for the craft fair, I've been meaning to do these for ages but not had the time.  Now that I'm at the end of my first week of self-employment, I am finding I have plenty of time to get creative :)


If you're in the Fife/Dundee area why not pop along to the Christmas craft fair which is being held at the YMCA in Broughty Ferry tomorrow, 10am - 4pm.  There will be mince pies all round!  Hope I manage to get one - it'll be my first of the festive season!

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7 comments:

  1. Hehe! I was only just talking about procrastination on my own blog earlier, so I know exactly what you mean! x

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  2. Looking lovely as usual! Still dying to see proper pictures of the surprise project! Good luck with tomorrow's fair and enjoy that mince pie (I had my 1st of the season yesterday, twas a lovely taste of Christmas!!! :D ) x

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  3. Good luck with your stall at the craft fair! Love all your makes! Mandy :)

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  4. Procrastinating! That's exactly what I'm doing right now - posting on my blog and reading other people's blogs, when I should be finishing off all the little hand-sewing jobs on the things I'm making for an 'Open House' party!!!
    Glad I'm not the only one! :)
    Good luck with the fair.....
    Carly
    x

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  5. Those hearts are cute...at the moment I'm quite enjoying the little bits of hand-sewing...it means I get to catch up with the x-factor :) x

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  6. LOL! That wouldnt have been us discussing Pinterest that distracted you would it!? Im the best at putting things off, I always tell myself I work better under pressure but thats really not true, Im just good at putting things off!

    Good luck at the craft fair today, hope it goes well and you sell lots of your lovely makes.

    Rhi x x

    p.s. Thanks for entering my giveaway!! x

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