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Old 03-04-2006, 02:19 PM   #1
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OT : Other Crafts or Hobbies?
I thought it would be interesting to see what other people's crafts and/or hobbies were (other than knitting, since we all have that in common ). I do all sorts of crafts such as latch-hook, cross-stitch, plastic canvas, crochet, and beaded suncatchers. One of my main hobbies (besides those listed above) is training horses.
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Old 03-04-2006, 02:40 PM   #2
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I switch over to scrapbooking in the summer. Just bought myself a desk just for scrapbooking. We'll see how long it remains uncluttered without misc junk.
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Old 03-04-2006, 02:41 PM   #3
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I'm also into photography. Here's a link to my photos. I also like to read. A LOT! And I play on the computer.
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Old 03-04-2006, 02:43 PM   #4
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Other than knit, I crochet, bake and make cards.
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Old 03-04-2006, 03:03 PM   #5
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im not crafty, but ive been obsessed with art since before i can remember. im just not talented. knitting is something that doesnt require an innate talent, other than maybe spatial relations, so i can finally do soemthing pretty.

im also obsessed with music. again no talent for it, bvut i love everything from guy clark to anthony braxton to skullflower to madonna
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Old 03-04-2006, 03:25 PM   #6
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Here's my list.
Crochet, Sew, Bake, Cook, Ballet, Write, Read, and right now College and Scholarships Apps seem as much a hobby as anything else for all the time they take up!!!
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Old 03-04-2006, 03:36 PM   #7
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I cut everything out crafty wise, so now I say:knit, quilt and scrapbook. If I DO take on something else, it's a short term project that can take only one sitting or a couple days (weekend)...I also POGO <-----NOT good....rofl....
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Old 03-04-2006, 03:57 PM   #8
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Well... my kids are definitely not a hobby. Maybe they are a craft? Yeah! Parenting is my other craft!

Hobbies? I have my Harley in the kitchen and too many books to count all over the rest of the house. My budget is tapped out for any more hobbies.

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Old 03-04-2006, 03:58 PM   #9
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When I don't have classes that require massive amounts of reading and in the summer, I read a lot. Other than that, I'm like Jan in the playing on the computer category. I accidently spend hours playing the Sims. I used to write quite a bit, but I don't so much anymore. Same with photography, until I either bother to get darkroom access or save up the $$$ for a digital SLR. As for other crafts? I have a box about the size of my knitting stash box full of beads and hemp and papers and charcoal pencils and pastels and Sharpies and glues and everything. I like to consider myself just "generally" crafty, since I can't stick with one thing and I don't do anything all that complicated. My roommate and I call that "crafternooning." :D
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Old 03-04-2006, 04:08 PM   #10
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Baking, cooking, reading, writing, singing, guitar-playing, and weight-lifting are my main other hobbies - all of which I seem to be doing much less of ever since I got addicted to knitting.

In terms of other crafts, I used to cross-stitch and I recently learned embroidery, but I don't do either one very much. I am currently gearing up to relearn how to sew.

And pre-children, hiking and camping were major hobbies. I miss them and hope to get back out there once I feel able to manage two little boys in the woods!

Oh, and I also spend an inordinate amount of time online.
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