Thursday, February 05, 2009

Do as I say..

And not as I do. Because see, I do this. Finally finishing up the Flight of Fancy quilt has me putting all the fabrics away. For a year they've been sitting on my counter in the sewing room. I should be organizing them, but I just caved and bought another tub and took everything off the table and jammed it in. In the article in Quilter's Home, Alex quotes me as saying "free yourself" as I force her to get rid of stuff, but apparently I'm just not that ruthless around here.

Well right now anyway.


Blogger Nicole said...

Lord help me, I do the same thing. I just went out and bought six more plastic project boxes, which is ridiculous. Just finish something and empty one out for gosh sakes Nicole.

7:58 AM  
Blogger ferne said...

I don't know...plastic boxes help me to feel organized. And you can see what is in this one. I say just label it and it will look intentional!

I really enjoy your blog and your outlook on life in general!

8:19 AM  
Blogger Nanette Merrill and daughters said...

Funny. I sometimes free myself too much. I often throw away things I find out sooner than later that I needed. Tossing gets me in trouble sometimes. But I have no trouble keeping ahold of fabric. That is NOT my problem.

8:53 AM  
Blogger jen duncan said...

Just think how happy you'll be to reacquaint yourself with those fabs next time you come across that box :-)

8:54 AM  
Blogger Elizabeth said...

But what if real soon you need a bit of a particular know, the one that's barely showing in the middle of that tub???
That photo is torture to me.

10:16 AM  
Anonymous happy zombie said...

I love that you were quoted in the article. Now I simply MUST have a copy! Whhoooo whoo!

For what it's worth, I think jamming stuff in a tub IS organized! And I know just the spot for that tub... turn right after the goat.

11:08 AM  
Blogger Candace said...

Easier said than done, Pam! And I saw you quoted in the article this morning - your celebrity status is growing!

1:55 PM  
Blogger Lorraine said...

Gotta love those can see exactly what is in there ...that's pretty organised I think!!

1:47 AM  
Anonymous blop said...

Maybe you are due a visit from Alex...let her have a turn on you!!
Or just send the scraps my em!

1:21 PM  
Blogger Sue McGettigan said...

You're a girl after my own heart, more is more, right? I aim to simplify, but there's so much LOVELY fabric out there!

8:56 PM  

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