When do you say what’s done is DONE?

by Autumn Boutcher.
(United States)

question-mark-tan-on-red-grungeI list my items online for selling. I’m a rather obsessive perfectionist, so while something may be “finished”, I’m always inspecting it.

I recently finished a knotted gemstone necklace that meets my approval–except for the last knot “ending” I did. The perfectionist in me says restring and re-knot.

The realist in me says I don’t have the patience for a third (or is it forth?) attempt, and it will only sour my attitude towards knotting. The only way people would know it looks “off” is if they do a close inspection. Blasted Hypo-Cement….

So when do you say “enough is enough”? This is handmade jewelry, it’s not going to be machine perfect. That’s what makes it unique. Where do you draw the line?

Autumn Boutcher
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