Cwtch-speak lesson 3: Procraftination

pro-craft-in-ate* verb
1. To put off doing something (necessary), in favour of (unnecessary) crafting
Oh yes, I am at it again - digging around in my craft supplies instead of getting on with existing projects or, heaven-forbid, doing some housework. In fairness, this lovely Alphabet Sampler kit from Alicia Poulson has been waiting patiently for some time, and deserves attention. It also deserves someone more accomplished - this will be my first attempt at any embroidery since I was a child. A small hoop has been ordered and as soon as it arrives I'll make a start. In the meantime I'd better start practicing those stitches. Wish me luck!

*Unlike previous cwtch-speak lessons, I am unable to recall where I first came across this word, but being so perfectly descriptive, is now firmly in my vocabulary.


  1. That looks like a really pretty pattern. I've not really ever tried embroidery, despite having a couple of books on the subject. One day.....

  2. I am a big fan of procraftination - it's the way forward!

  3. That sampler is so cute! Can't wait to see when it's finished.
    PS Oh, and procraftinating? I nearly peed myself.

  4. I am definitely a Procraftinator, the whole reason that I learnt to Crochet was to avoid studying for an exam!!!

  5. Procraftination - the very definition of my crafting endeavours!

  6. I'm excited for you ~ I love it when crafters expand their ... well, crafts! Enjoy.

  7. I definitely identify as a procraftinator.

  8. Oh dear. You've got me pegged.


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