This is What Happens To Your Garden When You Discover Quilting


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  1. In the summer, I don’t do much more than water and deadhead. That leaves time for other things. I do gros point.

  2. I knit in the winter & garden in the warmer months. Gardening leaves my hands so rough & dirty that I don’t want handle my nice fiber. I also can’t stand handling wool when it’s hot out. Knitting has the advantage that it is easy to put down & walk away from (“Let me just finish this row . . . ). Trying to walk away from sewing, however, appears to be a very different story.

    1. I hear you on the rough hands. I’m trying to be better about wearing gloves when gardening so that I don’t completely destroy my hands before I’m 50. And you are right, it’s kind of hard for me to walk away from a big sewing project, partly because it requires so much space and spreading out a bunch of supplies. Sounds like I should take up knitting.

  3. I think that quilting may be like gardening in that it seems to be about more than it’s about — it also works on the emotions and the spirit.

    It gets you by using up old scraps or growing tomatoes. The next thing you know, you’re in a certificate program. I left quilting for gardening.

    (And it can also mess up your hands. I almost never wore a thimble, and the tip of one of my fingers is still a bit numb.)

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