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Math Fail

June 26, 2012

I was about to sew the shoulders on my pullover together when I realized the front and back stitches weren’t split evenly.  Dumb you guys. DUMB.

Love Her to Bits

Have you made any stupid mistakes lately? Crafty or not?

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  1. punkmik permalink
    June 26, 2012 4:53 am

    I love your dog! so cute! I recently cut fabric with a dinosaur print and accidentally had the print upside down :(

    • June 26, 2012 5:02 am

      Aw man, that’s the worst! Did you have extra fabric?

      • punkmik permalink
        June 26, 2012 5:51 am

        Oh yes, luckily I had enough! Such a rookie mistake! :P

  2. June 26, 2012 8:22 am

    There’s probably not time to list all the mistakes I’ve made, but wow am I glad I stopped long enough to gaze at that pic of Lily! Fantastic!

    • June 26, 2012 4:51 pm

      I was bummed until I saw the photo op. Wouldn’t have happened otherwise!

  3. June 26, 2012 8:34 am

    So sad! But at least Lily has a new wig. In college, I once had to resew the waistband of a dirndl skirt THREE TIMES. Whatta waste of time!

    • June 26, 2012 4:53 pm

      I think taking out the stitches that many times is worse than sewing it!

  4. June 26, 2012 8:35 am

    Lily is gorgeous – I only recently discovered your blog and now it’s my favourite! Talking of dumb – today I spent hours taking my sewing machine apart & swearing at it after the feed dogs mysteriously stopped working, only to finally realise that I’d set both the stitch length and width to Zero….ooops……

    • June 26, 2012 5:05 pm

      Yikes! Atleast you didn’t have to shell out $ for a mechanic. And thank you! :)

  5. June 26, 2012 8:47 am

    I realized I was listening to a book on CD on shuffle, only on the third disc…

    • June 26, 2012 5:08 pm

      No way!!! How were you able to follow any of it?!

  6. June 26, 2012 9:58 pm

    I don’t make things that require math or patience for this exact reason. I can’t even make a friendship bracelet without getting angry.

    • July 2, 2012 1:33 am

      A cool off period is usually enough for me to pick it up and finish at a later time. Then the problems are all forgotten (kind of).

  7. July 6, 2012 12:54 pm

    yes. knitting a shawl and I totally had the right side not equal the left side…. sigh. Frogged & started over.

    cooling off period is definitely needed.

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