I can’t believe it is October already. I haven’t been making anything much lately. It seems I am always short on time. But I finally have started to make progress on my husband’s quilt.
I have had to do a lot of ripping out on this project and so I can tell it is going to take some time. But that is ok as long as I am able to finally count this one as finished (at least one day!).
It seems like I go through periods like that where everything I touch turns into a mess. It was a rainy weekend here so I tried to catch up on some projects that had been hanging over my head for a while. I had wanted to hang some floating shelves. Unfortunately, all I ended up doing was making several large holes in the wall. Then when I finally had the chance to work on the quilt – there ended up being a lot of things getting ripped out. Although I made progress it wasn’t really forward.
After all that frustration I decided to work on some small projects that had long been needing repairs. I sewed one arm back on a doll, one mermaid doll’s hair back on her head and then closed up a poor frog door stop that had lost its stuffing . These projects have probably been sitting there waiting for me for a year! They each took 10 mins or less to finish. Sometimes I wonder why I procrastinate such small projects for so long. It is like when I put off a chore around the house like folding laundry. In actuality it only takes a few minutes to do but I usually procrastinate longer than it would actually take me to do the task!
So, do you have a remedy for what to do when all your efforts to make or do come up short? How about a strategy for dealing with procrastination? These are definitely two areas where I could use some help!