Wow it has been a long time since I have worked on this one :(
Last time it made an appearance I had finished 8 blocks
which leaves me 8 to go.
I like to save my scraps so set myself a task last year of making at lease one
scrap quilt a year and as this year is coming to a close way too fast and I need
to get moving on this one. Especially being that I have picked my scrap project
for next year but more on that one later :)
So this afternoon you will find me knee deep in my scrap buckets which is also
a great diversion / distraction / avoidance tactic for what I am now calling
My White Elephant!
(aka my Vignette Quilt that already has the finish date of 2012 embroidered on it!)
So just for fun (and another avoidance tactic) I goggled some meanings :)
A white elephant is an idiom for a valuable but burdensome possession of which its owner cannot dispose and whose cost (particularly cost of
"Elephant in the room" is an English metaphorical idiom for an obvious truth that is either being ignored or going unaddressed. The idiomatic expression also applies to an obvious problem or risk no one wants to discuss. (Oh yes this sound like it) It is based on the idea that an elephant in a room would be impossible to overlook; thus, people in the room who pretend the elephant is not there have chosen to avoid dealing with the looming big issue
procrastination refers to the act of replacing high-priority actions with tasks of lower priority, or doing something from which one derives enjoyment, and thus putting off important tasks to a later time
Food for thought. Anyway, I'm off to play with scraps :)