Tuesday, June 14, 2011

Stitching or Reading

I was reading Tanya Anderson's blog at The Sampler Girl. She was writing about her goal of reading fifty books this year and how that has affected her stitching time. That got me to thinking. If you had a choice, would you stitch or read? Sometimes at my stitching nights with friends, we have table questions. One of the questions often asked is if you had to give up stitching or reading, which one would you give up? Most people at my stitching nights say reading. I have to say I would give up stitching. Reading is a passion that I don't think I could live without. Thankfully, I don't have to make this choice. What do you say?


  1. Hmmm. I had to give up quilting and painting to make time for writing. But I would NEVER give up reading.

  2. I would have to give up stitching. I get squirmy when I can't read. I would go nuts without reading. Luckily for us, we do not have to make this horrible choice!!! I stitched a bit tonight and now I am off to read my current book. Shanghai Girls by Lisa See. It is really good.

  3. Good question. Glad I don't have to make the choice but I could never give up reading. Stitching was a love of mine for a long time but reading will always be