Too Many Hobbies!

Too Many Hobbies!

by CindyW » Sun Mar 19, 2017 2:30 am

I love to make things, I cannot deny. I learned to sew as a child and have continued throughout my life. I had two daughters, so it was very handy! :lol: They were competitive figure skaters, so I made all of their practice and competition outfits (millions of sequins!). To help pay for their very expensive sport, I also made other skaters outfits. Once they entered high school I made their gowns for proms. They both did pageants to earn scholarships, and I made their suits, talent outfits, evening gowns, and swimsuits. When they married, I made their wedding gowns. Here's one of them:

My sewing machine also embroiders. My girls friends are all having babies, so I make a lot of cute things, like this baby quilt:
and this baby pillow:

I also crochet, so a lot of these are made (lots of different patterns and colors):
    Nostalgic Christmas (Christmas stocking)
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    On the Pond (Christmas stocking)
    Nativity (Christmas stocking)
    Winter Sampler
    Welcome Sampler
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Re: Too Many Hobbies!

by fiddler » Sun Mar 19, 2017 8:33 am

Wow you are busy. I wish I could sew like that
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Re: Too Many Hobbies!

by Serinde » Sun Mar 19, 2017 9:03 am

Lots of talent on show here! Better to keep busy, tho, than to have nothing to do. :wink:
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Re: Too Many Hobbies!

by wendywombat » Sun Mar 19, 2017 10:06 am

Can you ever have Too Many hobbies??? :lol:

You are one talented lady!! :applesauce:

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Re: Too Many Hobbies!

by rcperryls » Sun Mar 19, 2017 1:35 pm

wendywombat wrote:Can you ever have Too Many hobbies??? :lol:

You are one talented lady!! :applesauce:

I agree!! The main problem with retirement is that I don't have enough time to do everything I want to do.

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Re: Too Many Hobbies!

by poppy » Sun Mar 19, 2017 10:36 pm

Wonderful sewing! I am sure that your girls appreciate your talent too.
Do you have times when you do lots of sewing and other times lots of crochet or do you do a bit of everything most of the time?
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Re: Too Many Hobbies!

by Squirrel » Sun Mar 19, 2017 10:50 pm

WOW What talent and it sure has kept you busy over the years. Love the wedding gown and the quilt especially too. It is good to have a variety of things to do.
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Re: Too Many Hobbies!

by richardandtracy » Mon Mar 20, 2017 4:31 pm

I can sympathise.
Have way too many hobbies, too. The only one relating to stitching, though, is cross stitch. Everything else seems to involve being in my workshop turning something solid into sawdust or swarf. Sometimes I get something to show for the effort.


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Re: Too Many Hobbies!

by AlwaysGoofy » Mon Mar 20, 2017 5:10 pm

I'm not sure there is such a thing as too many hobbies. As long as you're still enjoying them, that's all that matters. :D
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