I am sort of tempted to tell you that I cleaned the sewing room today, but since that seems to imply that either the sewing room should look at least somewhat cleaner OR, as is usually the case in my world, that I have just misplaced a bunch of things that I will spend hours looking for in about 6 months, that would (hopefully) be inaccurate. Maybe the appropriate thing to say is that I have achieved a new level of personal growth, because I am donating crafting books and magazines to the library.
When you have recovered from the shock, let me say that it started with this:
It's very hard for me to part with books in general, but especially crafting books, so feeling invigorated by the decision to donate one, I found found a couple more books and two magazines that I just wasn't interested in any longer.
THEN things got interesting. Many years ago, I had subscribed to Threads magazine. It is a wonderful magazine, and though it was perhaps (and still is in some cases) way over my head, I always enjoyed reading it. However, after a few years I decided to stop my subscription and just reread the issues I already had whenever I got the urge. And seven years later, it hasn't happened. So, in an act of maturity that I must have borrowed from someone else, I decided to donate them ALL. And on a high from that:
For the last couple months, I have been trying to sort through all the non-crafting bookshelves in the house, and after today's purge