I am having a hard time keeping up with everything. I was thinking that I’d like to find someone to help with the needle weaving and finishing of pieces, making the muslin wrappers, etc, but I actually don’t know where to start. So, I began thinking of other areas that could use some help. First, there’s the yard, or rather, the jungle that surrounds me. Second, there’s the housework. I’ve decided that I like doing the yard work, even though I may gripe. At least when I mow there’s exercise involved, and you can look back and see what you’ve accomplished. The housework seems to never end or to be accomplished. So that’s where I’ll start with looking for help. That’s one “body of work,” just not the usual one we think of when we use that expression.
I have been thinking of that expression, though, for a while. Body of work…what does that mean really? Then I ran across this on Facebook:
Recently I have been doing a lot of thinking about the dilemma between creating a body of work versus the urge/need to create something “new.” Certainly there is a lot to be said for a body of work–there is the old adage that “Practice Makes Perfect.” If you hope to support your
source:the quilts of ann brauer
I was hooked and had to read the full article. I have been trying to take a design and explore as many possibilities as I can. I did this once before with zigzags. I thought I was through with zigzags, but now I don’t think so. They keep coming back to my consciousness, and I am currently working on a couple of doodles involving zigzags.
I had forgotten about this company. Design your own fabrics with Spoonflower.
Mirrix warping PDF. Warning—it takes a long time to load, so don’t give up!