Monday, August 3, 2009


Wikipedia says "A temptation is an act that looks appealing to an individual. It is usually used to describe acts with negative connotations and as such, tends to lead a person to regret such actions, for various reasons: legal, social, psychological (including feeling guilt), health, economic, etc. Temptation also describes the coaxing or inducing a person into committing such an act, by manipulation or otherwise of curiosity, desire or fear of loss."
Yes, it's there! That temptation to begin a new project when 40 UFO's are lurking in the background. There is that coaxing, that beckoning from a distance, and one would say 'manipulation' to just begin one more project. Oh, that new project would be so interesting; so fun and exciting, it's so NEW! and all those other UFO's are just plain boring now. The scarf just needs a few more rows; the charity hat needs to be bound off; the year long quilt top can wait another day or two since it's waited this long. And then there are the chores--the kitchen needs a sweep of the floor, the countertop needs to be cleared of dirty dishes, laundry should be washed and put away and why oh why does one keep typing away on the keys?
Aren't these lovely fabrics?

Doesn't this look like an intriguing pattern?

This pattern pack was found at a small Florida quilt shop The Cotton Loft during one of travels.

And there it is--that temptation--maybe, just maybe temptation would have been behind me if I had not stepped through the doorway of that quilt shop. But, what is done is done and now there is that temptation--lurking!


  1. IS a beautiful pattern....and they ARE gorgeous fabrics....

  2. Those fabrics are beautiful! I understand totally about being distracted by future projects. Finishing something isn't the challenge, thinking up new projects is ever so much more inspiring.