March is National Craft Month

Did you know March is National Craft Month?  I didn’t until today.  I received a newsletter from a beading company I buy supplies from.  This sent me on a search to see if it was just a ploy to get me to buy something, but it’s true!  I found some interesting ideas on how to celebrate.

One of my favorite “crafting” comments was to “finish something you’ve already started.”  This actually cracks me up.  Who among us “crafters” has something that’s not already finished?  😉

It was a nice visit last night over Mexican food and stitching.  I think I stitched a total of 20 minutes.  I just couldn’t get into it.  Might be because I haven’t been there in a while and I needed to catch up with what has been going on, plus there were several new things to see, or maybe because as I was walking out the door at home Mister handed me a box from the postman that contained more fabric and I wanted to open the box and play with it. 🙂  Half yard cuts of Jo Morton’s Sweet Emelie line.  So, now in addition to the Crimson Bouquet I’m working with for Abbygayle’s Scraps, I have Sweet Emelie and Alexandria.  What?  I haven’t mentioned Alexandria?  Oops 😉  I need to get some fabric washed and ironed.  Afterall, I’m hoping to add some blue to my stash when I get to the LQS later this month.

I spent this morning cutting 2 inch squares and then cutting half of them into triangles.  Hopefully tomorrow I’ll start sewing them back together.  Unless Mister comes up with something that needs to be done.  He bought me a new mirror for our powder room downstairs.  Now he’s hot to trot to pull the old one down, patch holes, paint and hang this one.  There’s goes my free time on the weekend.  He better not try to cut into my sitting in the sunshine time on Sunday!


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