For the past couple of weeks, I have been thinking out loud about how I am facing the big (and sometimes scary) question of What’s Next. This question pops up every time we finish a project, a piece of art, a book or a pattern. Whether you simply enjoy your craft as a hobby or […]
Archives for July 2015
What’s Next 2: Am I DONE With This?
Having just finished up a huge 18-month art quilt project, I have done a lot of pondering about What’s Next. In last week’s post, I wrote about our tendency to skip the celebration for the thing we just finished. Click here to read that post. Today, I want to talk about the big decision […]
What’s Next 1: Are You Too Busy To Celebrate DONE?
So, why is it that every time we finish up a big “thing” in our life, we automatically go right to asking “what’s next?” (Think project, quilt, painting, room makeover… you get the idea.) Worse yet, if it was a REALLY BIG THING, we get extreme and go directly to “how are you going to […]
Shape Shifter Rubbings 4: The Final Layer
Ready for Lesson 4 in our Shape Shifter Rubbings series? Fantastic! Let’s get started. If you have just joined us, here are the links to the first 3 lessons: Lesson 1: The Basic Shape Shifter Concept Lesson 2: Variations on the Theme Lesson 3: Working on a Larger Scale Adding The Final Layer When I […]
Shape Shifter Rubbings 3: Scale It Up
A few weeks ago, I started a series on Shape Shifter Rubbings. Before we jump into Lesson 3, Here’s a quick recap and links back to the first two lessons. In Lesson 1, I showed you how to make a multi-color rubbing by cutting a shape from a piece of paper, then using both the […]