I started the #the100dayproject on Instagram. I barely got into week one and I quit.
My plan was to make 100 Tiny Tops and post the pics on Instagram using the hashtag #100daysofTinyTops and #the100dayproject. The object was to have 100 days worth of creations and practice. Things did not go that way however.
I could be mad at myself but I’m not letting myself feel guilty because I did get something out of it.
But first here’s how I failed:
1)I had an unpainted hallway and unfinished kitchen glaring at me. I had to finish these things in my mind before I did something for myself.
2)I didn’t plan.The most successful people in this project had their days mapped out. I figured I would wing it. I was wrong.
3)Tiny Tops from idea to design to creation to completion takes a long time.
4)I just wanted to be done so that I could start some sewing projects. I couldn’t wait to get my to-dos done so I could sew. I never had enough time to do any sewing and it was bumming me out.
Number 4 should have been a big red flag to me. What am I doing? I should be doing what I love, not want I THINK others will love.
So after I let myself quit, I painted the hallway, finished some kitchen decor tasks and got to sewing and I have been soooo much happier for it!
I have new inspiration and ideas. New sewing ideas that I am VERY excited about and can’t wait to get to.
So yeah I failed but I’m cool with it because now I know what I really want to pursue and that’s a big deal!
I tried something, it was low-risk and I failed. I didn’t just quit, I realized where my true passions lie and now I know what to purse. Its a WIN!