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18 Reasons To Take Up Needlecraft

OK, just... just hear me out.

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1. All the cool kids are doing it.

2. Seriously, ALL the cool kids.

3. It's not as messy as other crafts.

NAILed it.

4. You can create something modern and magnificent.

5. Or old-school and awesome.

6. It gives you an excuse to go to Hobbycraft or Michaels.

So... many... pretty... things...
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So... many... pretty... things...

7. You can make something enormous to decorate your home.

Assuming you live in a medieval castle.
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Assuming you live in a medieval castle.

8. Or something slightly more shapely to adorn yourself.

9. You don't have to be a hipster to enjoy sewing.

10. You can attend the Festival of Broken Needles.

Little trip to Japan, anyone?
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Little trip to Japan, anyone?

11. Occasional jabs with a needle will harden you against worse pain later in life.

'Tis but a scratch.
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'Tis but a scratch.

12. Or you could use a funky thimble.

13. You could sew something to celebrate an event.

14. Or to give as a gift.

15. Something to wear.

16. Or something to cuddle.

17. Basically, the possibilities are endless.

18. And if all else fails, you get your own saint.

St Clare of Assisi, the patron saint of needleworkers and embroiderers, is also the patron saint of television.
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St Clare of Assisi, the patron saint of needleworkers and embroiderers, is also the patron saint of television.

Sew on!

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