A word that should be in every one's vocabulary is: Persistence
Of course, immediate gratification works too, but life (or sewing projects) don't always work that way.
I'm very much a perfectionist, but impulsive as well. Those two personality traits don't mix well....but normally the perfectionist in me wins out. After lots of stops and restarts....my current project is complete.
Crop Circles 8" x 12"
Artist resist dyed felted wool, hand embroidered, & beaded
Available for purchase here