Crafty Disasters

So, I decided to sign up for an RPG-based craft swap.  It seemed ideal for me, and I had some really neat ideas for what I might do.  After being paired up with someone who’s a fan of Vampire: The Masquerade I began the process by ordering all of the supplies I couldn’t get locally and making a trek to the local fabric store for the stuff I could get here.  I had a very generous timeline and felt I could make it all happen.

Then the problems started.  The supplies I ordered online didn’t arrive (and still haven’t arrived).  Our second-hand sewing machine died in a way that wasn’t repairable.  Our glow in the dark paint didn’t dry the way it should.  Our printer will only print magenta.

It’s not a disaster yet.  I’ve gotten a lot of the smaller stuff done, but my largest item is wrapped up in all of the supplies that have yet to come.  If I don’t see anything by Wednesday I need to talk to my partner and the organizer and start work on plan B.  Plan B will involve a lot of swearing.

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2 thoughts on “Crafty Disasters

  1. neonfoxtongue

    Sometimes crafty disasters happen, even to the most seasoned crafters – or so I’ve been told.

    Just keep at it – it’ll be worth it in the end! You can do eeet! :)

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