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user-inactivated  ·  1699 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Follow Along With rd95 as he Quilts His Way to a Mental Breakdown, Part 1 (Language Warning)

There's a part of me that's telling me not to bother. I'm gonna stick it out though. The decoupaging has been getting easier, so will this.

You should totally make something. Fair warning, it's a bit of a slow process, but it's relaxing and worth it. :)

Cedar  ·  1699 days ago  ·  link  ·  

My problem is I let little issues halt my progress totally, and once that happens my motivation just drops entirely. Sometimes recovering from it, but sometimes not -- for example stuff for crochet that I really wanted to learn but found a bit too fiddly and frustrating... I've never been one for art and crafts but it's something I want to explore more.

_refugee_  ·  1699 days ago  ·  link  ·  

I found crochet harder than knitting, to be honest, but on the other hand, it's also way faster.

Dala  ·  1699 days ago  ·  link  ·  

I'm the opposite. Can't knit for anything but am pretty good at crochet. Gonna make another attempt at knitting this winter.

user-inactivated  ·  1699 days ago  ·  link  ·  

Eh. It's one of those things where you have to just kind of keep at it. This one I'm half assing, but the next one I'm going to be a lot more careful with. Crafts are repetitive motions, so it's important to build good habits, not bad. After that, it's just practice, practice, practice.

But you should totally explore them. The agravation is part of the fun and it's nice to have a finished product you can be proud of. :)