I think people are ment to be creative. Wether it be sewing, crafting, knitting, building, painting, gardening, cooking or whatever else takes your fancy. All of them can be an outlet for creativity and it's a really valuable thing to take time for in your life.
It's been fun to be able to have a play with making my own pattern and also try button joints. I'm not totally happy with the pattern yet but I think she will be quite sweet anyway.
I think her shoulders need to be a little higher? Or a different shape? Same with her hips. I'm not quite sure yet...
Hope your managing to keep cool!