I enjoy sharing my art work. May, 2019 is the last time I made an effort to update you on my accomplishments. At last count, I have almost 100 items to share. Don’t worry though…I will not introduce you to all of them today.
Red and Teal, A Study is the name given to a project I worked on early in 2019. One of my long-distance friends needs a little nudging to keep her artistic mojo going. To assist her in that endeavor she enlisted my participation. The plan was to select a project for us both to work on independently, which, in the end, just might give her the incentive to participate.
Being easily inspired to create art with fibers I found the challenge invigorating. Following the guidelines outlined at the beginning of each month I set out to add another finished item to my portfolio. She, on the other hand, floundered.
Measuring 47 3/4” x 31 1/2” Red and Teal, A Study, Art Piece # 93 was the fruit of my labors. Using only 100% cotton fabrics I utilized the required red, and teal colors along with a few additional specimens. This is my finished product.
I’m very proud to add this project to my list of accomplishments.
Sewing brings me joy and keeps my creative mind engaged and happy.
Being a multitasker, I often have more than one project going. My design wall is currently home to my unfinished VFW Double Wedding Ring
a Storm Star Quilt.
Both are awaiting quilting.
My smaller design board displays the building blocks for one my latest improv quilts.
This is another in-progress art piece. This one was started during a Heidi Parkes class I took at Blue Bar Quilts. Here’s a sneak peek.
In multiple plastic storage tubs are other items waiting for my attention. Some have been started while others look the same way they did when I brought them home.
During 2019 I’ve made a personal goal to work-on and finish as many projects as possible. Many of my unfinished items have been gathered into tubs. Those tubs will be taken to a February quilting retreat. I know that I have packed way more projects than I could ever dream of completing but that doesn’t upset me. Having more than necessary gives me the opportunity to adjust my focus if I get bored.
Even though I have a very long list of items to complete it didn’t stop me from adding several more. So far this year I have added: