This post contains excessive messiness, which may be unsuitable for delicate audiences.
1. Its stressful
2. It takes time that is often better spent doing fun things.
3. When you die, your primary regret will not be "Gee, I wish I'd spent more time cleaning"
Did I say two reasons? I meant dozens but for the sake of brevity I will only list three. (Reminds me of that old joke... you know, the one that goes "There are only 10 types of people in the world, those that understand binary and those that don't...")
However, when the mess begins to hamper the fun, its time to take a step back and temporarily reassess my priorities. So today, instead of sewing, I focused on organizing. I needed a solution that would stay organized, more or less, after I dug through my stash looking for the EXACT RIGHT fabric I needed to finish a project. That is when I delved into the world of comic boards, which are relative sturdy but lightweight specially coated cardboard pieces designed to protect comic books.
And now I have this:
One of the reasons I've been working so much on Nana's Quilt is because it is on my cutting table, i.e. in the way of other projects (the rest of which can be found in those piles pictured above). Here is the latest.
And I did also complete the block for my block swap, and I hope to mail it tomorrow.