Saturday, 23 September 2017

Procraftination

Procraftinate: verb.
the act of avoiding a task by crafting instead

my current Doorstop, there is a small weight inside the box

I'm delaying starting things I probably should be doing by starting something else, an Embellished Brick  otherwise known as a Doorstop.  I picked this kit up a couple of years ago when I was over in New Zealand visiting my parents, and now that warmer weather is coming I like to leave the front door open in the morning to let the fresh air through the house.  My usual method of propping the door ajar is rather basic,and I thought that a felt covered brick would look so much nicer, although I think it will be a bit of a magnet for cat fur.


I'm not sure if I will put any of the blanket stitched rings on the sides, I'll finish the top off first and then see how I feel, I'm all for a quick and easy finish on this and so far it hasn't taken too long and besides I'm quite enjoying myself and that is more important than other things.

3 comments:

  1. It will definitely look good, you will feel very virtuous once it is finished.

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  2. Procraftinate - love it. I must find a way to use it in a sentence sometime. Better still do it!
    That's going to be some doorstop when it's finished - will you use a house brick or were you going to fill that iPhone box?
    Hello Pip. I 'refound' your blog recently, we used to visit each other years ago (I had a blogspot blog at the time) Good to see you are still crafting and quilting.
    Take care
    Cathy

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  3. Lovely word!! Your doorstop brick looks as though it may have come from Ribbon Rose - they have a few examples in the shop but I do like the colours in this kit of yours.

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