The two sides of the Joann button aisle

Eleyna at simply E.Go.tistical recently blogged this piece about the magic of the Joann button aisle.
It is a magical place indeed. For me, it’s a world of wonder and possibility as long as you don’t have anything particular in mind. But the minute you start looking for a specific size… POOF! It transforms into a barren wasteland.
I just returned from a Joann run in search of replacement buttons for a few of my cardigans. I speak from experience. I decided to write a quickie blog post about it, and was pretty amused that Eleyna’s post was one of the first to pop up when searching for images to go with it, so I decided to reblog to bring home the point.
Feast or Famine? Which aisle is the most two-faced for you?
My second runner up is the trims section.

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What do you do when you’re working on a project that you have a strong mental aversion to completing?  What do you say to yourself when you’re not motivated to keep at it, even when you know all you have to do is follow a short list of instructions?

Man, did I pick the right project for the Fearless February/March Sew-Along.  I feel like I’ve been working on this blazer for forever, when really I’ve only been working on a few steps at a time for a few hours a week.  I’m trying to figure out, psychoanalyze really, why this project is so different from all the others I’ve completed.  I’m literally fearful and have anxiety when I think about having to work on it.  When I am working on it, I’m letting out loud sighs every few minutes and giving the cut out pieces stink eye every chance…

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