Tuesday, July 10, 2012

Why...

...are there only 24 hours in a day?

A week or so ago, my travels on the internet led me to order 200 skeins of DMC embroidery floss on eBay. I was planning to resell them on Etsy, but...

I have always wanted to own ALL the colors.

DMC Embroidery Floss
So I'm keeping them.

Having made that decision, I hopped on over to Pinterest for flossy inspiration.


from Kristen's Fabric Art on Flickr

You can buy this pattern on Etsy (and I just may).

In the mean time I have a deadline for the Challenge Quilt, a really messy house, a really weedy garden, a store to run, and multitudes of WIPs.

What is girl to do?

Pin It!

8 comments:

  1. Oh my, I have thread envy! I taught my seven year old daughter how to make friendship bracelets at the weekend and she's devouring my threads box steadily.
    Isn't Pinterest fab? All that inspiration, so little time - in fact why are there only 24 hours in a day?!?

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  2. Aren't the threads beautiful! I had a whole collection, but my daughter has acquired them. Now, I have a huge collection of machine embroidery thread. I am always afraid that i won't have just the right one on hand.
    Beckie in Brentwood, TN

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  3. That is my problem. I want to get rid of my stuff.....I just can't!

    glen

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  4. Just remember to breathe!

    I too have always wanted to own all the colours but have never been able to justify it since I don't use embroidery thread all that much lately. I think my love of completeness, order and graduated colour probably is the root of it rather than a desire to go hog-wild with cross-stitching.... Still - Jealous. :-)

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  5. Hee hee hee hee. I SO relate to you! The list of projects in my head is even longer than the ones I've already started. And my garden is pretty weedy too. ;)

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  6. There's only one logical option - give up sleep! I'm almost at that point, too. too many things I need/want to do, and just not enough time!

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  7. LOL! that reminds me of when I scored the 64-box of crayola crayons. I used to take them all out and play with the brand clean crayons. Then I'd colorize them in order and put them back in the box.

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  8. Oh! I'm so jealous! :-) Actually, I'd probably just admire them and never want to use them up.

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