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« on: July 08, 2011 10:37:08 AM »

I know that a lot of people make purses,clothes ,etc.So I was wondering do you use what you make?Or do you have a problem like me.I live in a small town that is very conservative.A lot of stuff would be frowned upon.Or maybe it's that I'm a little shy to wear the stuff I make  Undecided.Just wondering  Undecided.
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« Reply #1 on: July 08, 2011 08:54:27 PM »

Most of what I make is given away in swaps or as gifts.

In my opinion, if you made something you love, you should rock it and be proud! Smiley
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« Reply #2 on: July 11, 2011 10:22:05 AM »

I have my own little rule for this...  If I can't wear it, use it, or give it away (to someone who will actually like it) I take whatever it is back apart for parts for something else.  I don't always continue to wear things, once I can make them much better (I recently got rid of several skirts that had frayed facings, wavy hems, and no zippers), but I always try to re-use the material for some other project.
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« Reply #3 on: August 02, 2011 10:40:38 PM »

My satisfaction is in the making. When a project is finished, I seldom care to keep it.
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« Reply #4 on: September 12, 2011 03:44:25 PM »

I mostly don't make things that I don't think will be used. If not by me, then by whoever I give them to. My weakness is toys; I love making them even if my son has little interest in playing with them. One day he may drown in stuffed toys.
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« Reply #5 on: September 13, 2011 12:14:09 PM »

i don't think i personally own a single thing that i've made... is that weird? the nice thing about crafts is that they can always find a good home somewhere with someone that will appreciate them.
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« Reply #6 on: September 17, 2011 10:06:27 AM »

I mostly don't make things that I don't think will be used.
I'm with Cady here.

I'm lousy at tossing self made wares out and I don't want to have useless things lying around my little apartment, and I don't want to burden my friends with them either.

As a result I'm not all that productive..  Roll Eyes
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« Reply #7 on: September 20, 2011 08:55:41 AM »

My satisfaction is in the making. When a project is finished, I seldom care to keep it.
Same here.  I have very little of what I've made over the years.
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« Reply #8 on: November 01, 2011 09:29:15 PM »

90% of them are gifted  Tongue
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« Reply #9 on: November 02, 2011 08:34:11 PM »

Once I make something I tend to lose interest in it.
Of course there are some things I keep and use/display and some things I give away, but I also have things that just seem to get stuck in a box or in a closet, or just disappear.
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