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« Reply #1460 on: August 20, 2010 09:47:42 AM »

You know you're a craftster when...Your friend breaks a plate, and he won't let his wife throw it away because you are coming over that night and he knows you can "use is for an art project"
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« Reply #1461 on: August 20, 2010 10:10:54 AM »

YKYACW..... you come home from a 16 mile bike ride, look down at your biking gloves and see an embroidery needle has been stuck in them the whole time.  Roll Eyes

I like to think that you embroider with bike gloves on now Smiley  Who needs a thimble, anyway!
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« Reply #1462 on: September 04, 2010 09:32:36 AM »

you know you're a craftster (esp. a spinning craftster) when...you dream about getting 3 bunches of gorgeous roving.  man i wish i actually had it in real life.  haha.
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« Reply #1463 on: September 04, 2010 10:16:43 AM »

When you blab to your best friend about how excited you are for your first swap and he/she doesn't know what you're talking about.
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« Reply #1464 on: September 18, 2010 08:04:47 PM »

Aww, feel better!  I'm lucky, my Michaels and JoAnns are right across the parking lot from one another....best thing ever, really.

Haha, got that beat: I have an A.C.Moore right next to a Michaels, and 2 minutes down the road is a Joann's.

YKYACW you find ways to overlap your renewed love of crocheting into assigned projects in your Ceramics and Fine Metal's college courses.  (I think my friends and getting a bit tired of me excitedly gushing over my craft-cross-over plans, lol)
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« Reply #1465 on: September 18, 2010 08:36:21 PM »

When you are totally jealous of sewing people with hardwood floors because your parents are starting to get mad about the cuts in the carpeting.

YKYACW your bedroom carpet (in your mom's house) is stained/covered with: black ink drips, acrylic paint drips, jump rings worked into the carpet fabric stuff, and blood stains from when you stabbed yourself with a seam ripper and stepped on a yarn needle.
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« Reply #1466 on: September 18, 2010 09:07:14 PM »

YKYACW:

Friends give you broken odds and ends because "I thought you could make this into a necklace or something"

You begin to bring your crocheting to school with you. In the 4th grade. And are pestered by friends to show them how during recess ('cause kick-ball is overrated, lol)

You really hate the new flavored floss you bought because it is extra slippery and tastes bad, and wonder what you could crochet it into. Because throwing it away would be sucks waste of $1.

You take posters/flyers from the bulletin boards at school, because the colors/designs are sooo pretty and eventually you want to make some paper beads.
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« Reply #1467 on: September 19, 2010 07:46:58 AM »

YKYACW...

The meeting times of your on-campus student Stitch n Bitch group clash with your night class, so you try to teach your 3 friends/roommates how to crochet. (one caught on real quick and finished a hat by the next night, one got stuck at chain stitch, and the other was *kinda* drunk during the lesson and didn't get it at all.)

You make a card for your fav. HS art teacher at the end of the school year (mom has Stampin' Up stuff), and he is really surprised when you say you made it, because it looks too professional.
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« Reply #1468 on: September 19, 2010 08:01:30 AM »

Oh man, this one happened the other night:
YKYACW you find a sterling silver rope link bracelet in the parking lot/ alley area at a bar, and your first thought is "Now I don't have to buy silver shot to cast those earrings on monday!"
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« Reply #1469 on: September 19, 2010 11:29:46 PM »

... you get a new iphone and the 1st things you do are download 2 knitting Apps and set Craftster as a Bookmark.

When are we getting a Craftster App? Grin
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