Well it is blog hop time again and the prompt is:
When it comes to the stitching part of your life, what are you most thankful for?
Without stitching and crafting in general I would be quite, quite crazy. It has gotten me through some of the hardest times in my life. When I am having a very hard day at work or in general, I find one of the ways to calm myself is look at a few blogs, or my WIPs or my collection of HAED charts on my hard drive.
It is a great way to unwind and just let my brain shut down for a while, though my OH says that he can tell when I am particularly stressed because it is all I want to do in my spare time. I love just putting on a well watched DVD (usually Harry Potter or Lord of the Rings or something) and stitching away, getting lost in each little / or X depending on whether I am working on a HAED or not :)
Also crafted items, I think, make the best gifts and with everything being so financially difficult of late having a hobby and a skill that allows me to make some gifts that I know people will like and enjoy makes special occasions much less stressful. Last Christmas I made most of my family hand crafted gifts, and they seemed to really like them.
So crafting, I am very thankful I found you :)
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