What holds you back from creating?

“The greatest mistake you can make in life is to be continually fearing you will make one.” ~Elbert Hubbard I keep running into people who won’t take on new projects because they are afraid of mistakes and failure. Letting fear hold you in captivity is only going to prevent you from becoming a better artist….

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Subversive Quilting?

The Cross-stitchers have gone rogue and broke free from being prim and proper.  Have you seen Subversive Cross-stitch?  I have a friend who makes Tidy Cloth – Hand Embroidered Cum Rags.  So, why is it that quilting hasn’t gone there?  It’s BEDDING! I’ve been using the power of google to scour the internet for proof…

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Sewing after hours

Last night I stayed at the shop sewing until 10ish.  I was finishing up the epic restoration project (I promise there will be pictures soon).  It dawned on me that most people out there, myself included, are not early risers unless it involves a child, getting paid, or something amazing. While learning how to sew,…

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Sew, Sew Busy

So it’s been a while since I shared what I have been working on.  May was all about wedding dresses and re-invintaging for a few stores.  June was recovery from wedding dresses and helping out a few friends with their projects (solving the problems of others is often better than tackling one’s own). July was …

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