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Do you set stitching goals for yourself and how do you plan them out? (Weekly, monthly, annually?) What are your current stitching goals (if you don’t mind sharing)?

In addition to setting goals for yourself, do you have a special reward that you reserve for when you reach a stitching goal?

No, I don’t set stitching goals. I did in the past but it just never really worked out well for me. I would compile a yearly stitching goal list, like this year I would like to stitch blah, blah, blah and what usually happened is my list was way longer than possible for me to stitch in a year. Plus all year long new designs are coming out that I want to stitch and the older stuff gets pushed aside. Come to think of it, I should look at a few of those older “stitching goals” and see what patterns I had hopes of stitching and didn’t get around to doing.

For a short time years ago, I attempted to set weekly goals on my blog, but again that didn’t always work out for me. Sometimes things come up and you don’t get the time you would like to devote to stitching, or you are tired, sick or taking care of a sick child. And then there is the dreaded stitching blahs that prevent us for stitching.

When I did set the goals, I didn’t reward myself for reaching them… perhaps that was the mistake I made. I would say that finishing a project is an award in itself.

At the beginning of the year, I did do a yearly resolution/goal post. It included more than just stitching related things. I wonder how I am doing on that? I am going to go back and look into that… I will post later about that because I know whoever is reading my blog is on the edge of their seat just waiting to know. :0)

Should I try again with setting stitching goals? Let’s try this…. My stitching goal is to stitch every day, even if only for a few minutes.

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