Our YouTube channel has 1,000 subscribers in less than eleven months. I am AMAZED and awed that people are watching and subscribing to it. I absolutely love making videos and people have been so supportive and kind to me. I have been so blessed to find such a great group of people who watch my videos. I realize that a lot of people will take one look at my hands and move on, and I’m absolutely fine with that. I’m so happy, though, that so many people have stayed long enough to decide that my channel isn’t about the look of my hands, it’s about what my hands are capable of doing. I know that sometimes it takes me forever to accomplish small tasks and I do try to fast forward through things that are kind of repetitive, but I refuse to eliminate any mistakes. If you craft, you make mistakes, and if you have any issues with your hands, you’ll make even more. How will the viewer know how to fix things if you eliminate the issues you have? In watching my own videos, I think the funniest moments are those when I’ve made a big mistake and have no idea how to fix it and just start to laugh. And once I start laughing, I have a difficult time getting a grip on it. I hope it gives the watcher permission to have fun with their projects and to laugh at themselves when they do make a mistake (or two or several.)
I thank you from the bottom of my heart for watching and subscribing to my videos. It has been one of the most rewarding experiences of my life and I have met so many great people and made wonderful friends with so many of you. Of course I’m going to give some thank you prizes away, it’s the least I can do to show my appreciation. I have a lot of great videos ready for Rich to edit, and with Halloween fast approaching, I’m accumulating a lot of fall and Halloween videos, so be ready for tons of fun!