Wednesday, October 22, 2014

I Just Couldn't Stop

Sometimes I get so excited about a project that I just can't seem to stop making whatever it is I'm making . . .like these little zipper pouches.


You can find a tutorial on how to sew these little clutches in my September post, Got Zippers? . They were inspired by similar ones pictured in the May 2014 issue of Country Living.
When I saw them in the magazine, I couldn't wait to start making some.


But then the project became addictive.
 I started by sewing seven zippers together and, by the time I was done, had used 168. Each new color combination I thought up led to the construction of yet another little pouch.


Yesterday, after sewing 24 of theses babies,  I began to hear a little voice in my head repeating,  
"Put down the zippers. Step away from the sewing machine and put your hands in the air".
It just hit me that I had done it again: gotten totally carried away with a project.
 

Twenty-four zippered pouches? Really? What was I thinking?
 
Have you ever gotten carried away with a creative project?
How did you stop? Is there any hope for me?

 
This post is zipped to:
Wow Us Wednesday at Savvy Southern Style
What's It Wednesday at Ivy & Elephants
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