Friday, November 19, 2010

When to Quit

How do you know when it's time to quit sewing for the evening?

a) When it's 10:40 p.m., and you told yourself you would knock off at 10:30?

No.

b)  When your bobbin runs out right about that time?

Nope, minor inconvenience. 

c)  When you sew through your finger?


Works for me.

8 comments:

  1. I think the thing to ask yourself is "I am bleeding uncontrollably onto my project? "

    If the answer is no then you're good to keep going...

    I hope your war wound heals soon and doesnt cause too much discomfort meantime. Ouchies.

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  2. OUCH! Might be time to quit all right. Did Jane bite you?

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  3. Put a Band-Aid on it and keep going. Or just run it through a few times--your own fancy stitches. :) Sorry. Maybe that was uncalled for.

    I quit when I can't keep my eyes open or the machine's quirkiness drives me crazy to the point where I'm about ready to throw it through the window.

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  4. Did you do that with your sewing machine? Ouch.... I've done it myself, although a long long time ago, and it's not fun!

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  5. Ouch! Yes, that would just about do it for me. My husband would wrap it in electrical tape and keep going.

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  6. Yikes! I admit that is one of my fears that has kept me from learning to use a sewing machine. Poor baby.

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  7. Ouch! I've never done that before. How did you manage it? Hope it's not bothering you too much.

    xo -El

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  8. I must have been on the same wavelength. I had the same thing happen to me last week! I've got it through the nail before! Don't ask me about the rotary cutters!

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