POLL: What is your favourite reason to craft?

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What is your favourite reason to craft?

Charity (Child's Play, etc.)
3
3%
A Sprite Stitch challenge
5
5%
Other challenge
0
No votes
A personal challenge!
17
18%
A gift
24
26%
I don't need a reason :p
39
41%
Other
6
6%
 
Total votes: 94

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POLL: What is your favourite reason to craft?

Postby starrley » Wed Jul 09, 2014 3:16 pm

We've all got motivation for stitching and other crafting. Which two of the following are your favourite? If you choose other, please tell us! (I added a "u"to "favorite" for all of my Non-American friends. You know who you are. Yes, you!)
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Re: POLL: What is your favourite reason to craft?

Postby Kareesh » Wed Jul 09, 2014 3:22 pm

Most of the time (especially cross stitching) I don't really need a reason. I just do it because I enjoy it. I also feel more inspired when it's for something, either a charity, challenge, or a gift.
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Re: POLL: What is your favourite reason to craft?

Postby blackmageheart » Wed Jul 09, 2014 3:30 pm

I don't need a reason to craft really, other than I like doing it. I also chose "personal challenge" as I like to try new ideas out and push my creative limits. :)

starrley wrote:(I added a "u"to "favorite" for all of my Non-American friends. You know who you are. Yes, you!)

I read this as "U know who u are. Yes, u!"
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Re: POLL: What is your favourite reason to craft?

Postby starrley » Wed Jul 09, 2014 3:33 pm

blackmageheart wrote:I don't need a reason to craft really, other than I like doing it. I also chose "personal challenge" as I like to try new ideas out and push my creative limits. :)

We picked the same ones! :clap:

blackmageheart wrote:I read this as "U know who u are. Yes, u!"

Aw, that's what I should have put!
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Re: POLL: What is your favourite reason to craft?

Postby rockinwithrammstein » Wed Jul 09, 2014 8:43 pm

I don't really need a reason. I should have picked other instead of personal challenge, though, as I use my stitching as my own personal therapy. It keeps me from feeling depressed to keep my hands busy.
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Re: POLL: What is your favourite reason to craft?

Postby Pyper » Wed Jul 09, 2014 11:51 pm

I craft because it gives me a creative outlet. So much of what I have been doing is dry and technical, craft lets me use my creativity and end up with a finished product at the end as well. I found I was a lot happier at uni once I picked up stitching again, and crafting in lectures actually helped my concentration a lot - not fidgeting or daydreaming any more.

When I craft I like to make things for other people, but why I craft is becuase its really good for my mental health. And because its fun :)
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Re: POLL: What is your favourite reason to craft?

Postby Eliste » Thu Jul 10, 2014 12:46 am

I went for "I don't need a reason" but it could have been other, so here it is: because I want to. Exciting, I know.
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Re: POLL: What is your favourite reason to craft?

Postby Firehawke » Thu Jul 10, 2014 10:18 am

Pretty much all of my crafting is for charity or more gifts...really hard to work on projects for myself!
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Re: POLL: What is your favourite reason to craft?

Postby Hellfire » Thu Jul 10, 2014 12:23 pm

I did don't need a reason and other. My other is I make all sorts of cards, but lots of parchment cards, and I get pestered by my friends for some. So my other is because I'm pestered and sell my craft items.
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Re: POLL: What is your favourite reason to craft?

Postby SofaraStarfyre » Fri Jul 11, 2014 12:16 pm

I don't need a reason and also the charity quilt squares were my choices. When I am watching tv, I will sit and cross stitch while I am doing it as long as I have a printed pattern or am just filling in with a solid color in a large area. I also will listen to the radio or an audiobook while I stitch too. I craft because I like to as so many others have said.

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